The coronation is nearly upon us. Scores of well-coiffed New York gals had their chance, the deadline was extended, and now only 11 remain, waiting eagerly on the door-step of borough royalty. All this dramatic to-do here is for the third annual Miss Brooklyn Scholarship Pageant, happening this Sunday, Mar. 28. The day includes all you’d expect from any such affair: the contestants on-stage, showing off their talent, intellect, fashion and class; and then an evening after-party to meet and greet the new queen. Which one of these will it be? Tickets are still available to come and see at Brooklyn College’s Sam Levenson Theater. The 2 p.m. pageant is $25, but $15 will get you into the catered coronation party at 5. The competition is the first step on the Miss America circuit, so see how the whole thing begins. More details here.
Everyone loves doughnuts, of this we’re sure. Frankly, if you don’t like them, you can close this tab and just keep on walkin’ buddy, because we don’t want to know you. Now that any presumed doughnut-haters are gone, we can share the exciting news that vegan doughnut emporium Dun-Well Doughnuts is hiring a weekend baker […]
The remake of Annie is coming out soon, so that means the time is ripe for parody songs about it. Even if this video from Garlic Jackson Comedy “It’s A Freelance Life” didn’t perfectly capture the occasional futility of freelancing, we are nothing if not suckers for parody songs. Anyone who’s ever gone the freelance route will […]
Winter has made bike share all fucked up [New York Magazine] The Coney Island community gardeners are suing over the amphitheater [Sheepshead Bites] Here’s a tour of Manhattan 1949, when people had respect and men wore hats [YouTube] Guess the cops really do have quotas [Daily News] Some crazy is asking for $5500 for Barclays […]