04/21/17 12:22pm

Census confirms your millennial stereotypes [Gothamist]
As you watch a man weep on the evening M train to Bushwick [Bushwick Daily]
The subway is currently a mess thanks to power outage [DNAinfo]
A day in the life of a food vendor [New York Times]
Bed Stuy is going from low ridership to bike-share boom [Next City]
The Factory bar & restaurant opens in Ridgewood [Ridgewood Social]
Two explosions rock Sunset Park [Brooklyn Paper]
East Williamsburg’s The Well has duck waffle sandwiches on the menu [Gothamist]
Landlord of Shea Stadium wants to open nightclub instead [DNAinfo]
‘High Maintenance’ makes season two delivery to Bushwick on 4/20 [Bushwick Daily]

This guide to freelancing is pretty dang exhaustive and kind of cathartic without being too tone deaf. Props.

04/19/17 9:00am
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New York just got its first all homeless Girl Scout troop [New York Times]
Owners of Boerum Hill restaurant say they will keep drinking inside [Brooklyn Paper]
How realistic are New York apartments on TV shows? [Washington Post]
Historic Districts Council launches #SaveGowanus Insta campaign [Brooklyn Reporter]
Inside Williamsburg’s big new venue Brooklyn Steel [Gothamist]
NYC moves to require Uber to provide a tipping option [New York Times]
DIY venue Shea Stadium reopened for a night [Bedford+Bowery]
8 Things in NYC we can thank Robert Moses for [Untapped Cities]
Sludgie the Whale visited the Gowanus Canal 10 years ago [DNAinfo]
Starbucks’ new unicorn Frappuccino ‘comes with a bit of magic’ [Gothamist]

According to this “Millennial Cities Ranking,” New York is the 64th best city to live in as a young person, miles behind Los Angeles, CA; Geneva, Switzerland; and Athens, Greece. In first place is Amsterdam, Netherlands.

04/14/17 11:52am
Board game of the year, year. Featuring everyone's favorite good samaritan, Gregg Turkin. Via Reddit

The board game of the year is here, featuring everyone’s favorite good samaritan, Gregg Turkin. Photo via Reddit

Meet Instagram’s subway surfing daredevils [Motherboard]
Election 2017: Who’s who in the race for mayor? [City Limits]
Is foldable electric transport the answer to Bushwick’s L train woes? [Bushwick Daily]
Subway rats fight over giant churro they could have shared peacefully [Gothamist]
Cops evacuate sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park due to disorderly crowds [Brooklyn Eagle]
Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook will close without your help [New York Daily News]
Brooklynites quietly fomenting tech-sector protest against Trump [Technical.ly]
Bushwick’s internet radio, broadcasts from a punk alley shipping container [Bushwick Daily]
Understanding NYC’s most notorious tax abatement, 421-a [City Limits]
Crown Heights residents march to kill Bedford-Union Armory deal [Gothamist]

“What’s a Troll Cake? Anonymous and delicious.” Printed signs have been popping up for, “bakery and detective agency,” Troll Cakes, who’ll turn any internet comment into a cake.
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04/12/17 10:57am

Black Tap brings mile high milkshakes to East Williamsburg [Bushwick Daily]
Park Slope Community Board Manager hacked ex’s Uber account, stalked her [DNAinfo]
DNAinfo management hints site might shut down if staff unionizes [NY Daily News]
New movie theater on Meserole Ave. [Greenpointers]
Check out my bucolic Staten Island cottage [Gothamist]
Marco’s aims to bring ‘more of that New York feel’ back to Bushwick [Bedford + Bowery]
Hillary Clinton to give college commencement speech at Barclays [Brownstoner]
Rainbow Bagel store coming to Park Slope [DNAinfo]
Hunt for grave of Titanic victim leads to Brooklyn cemetery [New York Daily News]
Teens allegedly throw brick at gay couple in Williamsburg [Gothamist]

May god have mercy on your digestive tract this Pesach. Here’s 50 Passover Puns in 120 Seconds.

04/07/17 12:19pm
Feast your eyes on Taco Squirrel, best friend to Pizza Rat.  Next up, according to at least one Reddit commenter: Jamaican Patty Roach. Photo via Reddit

Feast your eyes on Taco Squirrel, best friend to Pizza Rat. Next up, according to at least one Reddit commenter: Jamaican Patty Roach. Photo via Reddit

Brooklyn Mirage to re-open in East Williamsburg after a long struggle [Bushwick Daily]
Gorillaz invite you to visit their Spirit House in Williamsburg [Pitchfork]
Man arrested for allegedly stealing & flipping Canarsie townhouse [Gothamist]
Downtown BK project will include 900 apartments, schools, cultural space [Curbed]
It’s true: More people are leaving New York and writing essays about it [Jezebel]
Rebecca’s will sling free pizza at their grand re-opening today! [Bushwick Daily]
Photos: New venue Brooklyn Steel’s virgin show, LCD Soundsystem [Brooklyn Vegan]
Trump did it, but riding between subway cars is illegal [New York Times]
8 Disappearing districts and neighborhoods of NYC [Untapped Cities]
The Bloody Mary Fest Barrels into Park Slope this weekend [Gothamist]

Behold, simultaneous peak mansplaining & manspreading. The real question remains: is it still mansplaining if two men are ‘splainin to each other?

03/29/17 9:44am

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Ai Weiwei will build more than 100 fences across NYC this fall [Gothamist]
LCD Soundsystem announce Brooklyn residency [Pitchfork]
Union Hall closed indefinitely following weekend fire [Brooklyn Pulp]
The top 10 secrets of Marine Park [Untapped Cities]
How I learned to stop worrying and love Lena Dunham [Salon]
By Chloe chef ousted for ‘gross negligence’ of vegan company [Eater]
Bushwick’s Okonomiyaki spot, Okiway, closes abruptly [Bushwick Daily]
New York’s first BrunchCon was a drunken hellscape [Grub Street]
‘Cash Cab’ revived at Discovery Channel [Hollywood Reporter]
130,000 sign petition to kick Melania out of New York [Vocativ]

Can you read the writing on the wall? The graffiti crystal ball has a message for you.

03/24/17 11:04am

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Korean fast food joint Garlic To the Chicken opens in Ridgewood [Ridgewood Social]
Vote for how your district spends $1 million on public projects this spring [Technically]
Artery turns Bushwick living rooms, laundromats into performance spaces [Bushwick Daily]
How to treat cab drivers, according to cab drivers [Vice]
10 lost or never built structures in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park [Untapped Cities]
Rolling Stone publisher drops plans to move to Dumbo [The Real Deal]
Pratt Institute warns students of FBI effort to build ‘relationships’ [DNAinfo]
Fugitive ‘serial scam artist’ landlord still ruining lives, tenants say [Gothamist]
You’ll soon be able to get Big Gay Ice Cream at your local bodega [TimeOut New York]
MTA’s $72M subway renovations will begin with three Brooklyn stations [Curbed]

03/17/17 12:37pm

Happy moving troll!!!!

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5 rental apartment tips to remember and 5 to fugeddabout [Apartment Therapy]
East Williamsburg’s beloved Don Pedro is closing its doors [Bushwick Daily]
Tavi Gevinson advertises her own address [NYMag]
Crown Heights shelter to open next week despite petition for its closure [DNAinfo]
In Gowanus, one last vestige of Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront [Curbed]
How Trump’s extreme budget cuts would choke NYC [Gothamist]
Unclaimed lottery ticket worth over $1M sold in East New York [New York Daily News]
The story behind Baltimore’s ‘Free Brooklyn’ mural [ABC2]
MTA fare and toll hike set to go into effect this weekend [AMNY]
Artichoke Bushwick’s new basement lounge has a comedy night [Bedford and Bowery]

03/03/17 2:59pm

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The worst part of #donutgate? Putin came all the way to New York and Schumer took him to Krispy Kreme. For shame. Almost as bad as the time Sarah Palin came to New York and Trump took her to Famiglia.

Interactive maps show which NYC neighborhoods do the most binge drinking [Gothamist]
Sandwich sexism might be a real thing [Eater]
This candy chemist is making Wonka-inspired candy in Bushwick [Thrillist]
Is a homeless shelter coming to your neighborhood? Check our map [Crain’s]
A community partner has joined the fray to develop Bedford Union Armory [Brownstoner]
Bushwick couple coaxes raccoon down from pole [NBC]
A catalog of New York City’s branch libraries [Urban Omnibus]
The history of tattooing in NYC – and its 36-year ban [6sqft]
Remaining Gowanus Rabbits Rescued After Owner Goes to Jail [DNAinfo]