Prospect: Not just a bar we love, but certified as bib-friendly by Michelin
Looking for a cheap meal that you can also look like a regular, cultured human being at can be rather frustrating. Of course, the first problem could be that you’re looking for cheap when you really want affordable. To that end, Michelin, while snooting it up at New York’s fancier restaurants, also compiled a list of places they consider both affordable and awesome, which they award their Bib Gourmand designation. Of course, affordable to them means you can get two courses, and glass of wine or dessert for $40, so perhaps save them for times when your parents visit, your boyfriend’s parents visit or you want to have a nice meal before you dump someone. Anyway! The places in Brooklyn are as follows: (more…)
Your pets are there for you all the time, so why not do something nice for them?
1. Got rare vinyl? Got vinyl that will make people think you’re cooler than them? Then bring it to the Saint Catherine and set up shop at their turntable, because it’s “Bring Your Own Vinyl” night (Monday)
2. Journalist George Packer pops in to BookCourt to talk about his new book, The Unwinding, a book about how we’re all basically screwed. Maybe the sequel will be happier? (Monday)
3. The Moth visits Greenlight, where they’ll have stories from past Moth champions and also a couple from everyday schlubs like you. Isn’t that special (Monday) (more…)
Moving, be it from out of state or while you’re already living here, can be a real pain. What makes Brooklyn’s neighborhoods different from each other, aside from different levels of being expensive? We’ve got people who’ve lived all over this borough and are more than happy to share their insider neighborhood knowledge with you. Today we take a trip to Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill, land of grown person things. (more…)
3. It’s time for the New York City Burlesque Festival, and where better to have the premiere party than Brooklyn, where everyone from your bartender to your accountant is secretly a burlesque dancer (Friday) (more…)