11/22/16 12:15pm
The final piece of Bushwick Inlet Park is in place. Via Flickr user Kbrinker.

The final piece of Bushwick Inlet Park is in place. Via Flickr user Kbrinker.

de Blasio says he’ll stand up to Trump in NYC [Politico]
The city finally acquired the final piece of Bushwick Inlet Park [Gothamist]
I can’t believe America is racist, says employee of all-white startup [Reductress]
Remembering the Queen of Bedford Avenue [Bedford + Bowery]
The city is getting ready to enforce Airbnb fines [Brick Underground]
The Gowanus rabbit abuse case ends in conviction [DNAinfo]
Four & Twenty Blackbirds is making a big expansion [Grub Street]

11/17/16 9:01am
At last, some light in all this darkness.

At last, some light in all this darkness. Credit: Shannon Kirkman, via website

Is Trump’s America going to make Tinder scary now, too? [Man Repeller]

Drool over hardworking taxi drivers in this sexy 2017 calendar [Curbed NY]

The new Broad City merch line makes for ideal NYC holiday gifts to bring home [Fab.com]

Here’s how Facebook decides what passes for “news” these days [NPR]

Brooklyn achieves the singularity with this mason jar-laden “whiskey festival for millennials” [Brooklyn Paper]

What you missed at last night’s “Let’s Get Organized” community meeting in Park Slope addressing Trump’s America [Bklyner]

Those post-its in the NYC subway are still going strong — for now  [WNYC]

Save yourself all that furious typing with this post-election social media etiquette guide [Observer]

10/17/16 9:06am
Brooklyn, by Chloe. via @jackyfalkenberg on Instagram

Brooklyn, by Chloe. via @jackyfalkenberg on Instagram

Vegan paradise By Chloe is opening up in Brooklyn [Well & Good]

Rockaway’s Playland Motel is shutting down at the end of the month [Gothamist]

Trump couldn’t handle this week’s SNL cold open [Washington Post]

Get yourself a nice novelty tee: it’s 50 percent off all Threadless clothing! [Threadless]

Here’s every haunted house in the Tri-State area where you can spook yourself [NBC New York]

The election is so bad that Canadians are now telling America it’s “already great” [Fast Company]

An Arizona magazine faced death threats (with grace) after endorsing Hillary Clinton  [AZ Central]

10/06/16 4:15pm
The pool will get at least one more summer. Via Yelp Inc. on Flickr.

The pool will get at least one more summer. Via Yelp Inc. on Flickr.

The pop-up pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park will get at least one more summer [DNAinfo]

French-fry stuffed burritos in Bushwick? Sure why not [Gothamist]

A slasher film set in Bushwick? Sure why not [DNAinfo]

How not to get screwed on Amazon [Fusion]

Read what it’s like to be a hated street canvasser [Bedford + Bowery]

3 Ikea alternatives to save your sanity [Brick Underground]

You can now get buried with your dog in NYC [NYT]

06/15/16 3:35pm
Via Father Knows Best.

Via Father Knows Best.

Make Bushwick Great Again hats are now a thing [Bedford + Bowery]

Report: Everyone should move to Philly already [Gothamist]

Secret Project Robot is moving to a cheaper spot [Bushwick Daily]

It’s anarchists vs. bikers vs. the city in an East Williamsburg loft [DNAinfo]

Budgeting pitfalls first-time renters should watch out for [Apartment Therapy]

Will ferries be the new subway? [NYT]

04/29/16 2:00pm
A pizza in a box ... made of pizza. Via Vinnie's Instagram.

A pizza in a box … made of pizza. Via Vinnie’s Instagram.

The internet can’t get enough of this pizzeria’s inventions [DNAinfo]
Prince has become the new Freebird in Brooklyn [DNAinfo]
IMAX found a way to make spin class even more expensive [Brooklyn Paper]
Video shows just how many oblivious double parkers cyclists deal with [Gothamist]
Apply for these new affordable apartments above a bad basketball team [FG Focus]
Did you know everyone in NYC used to move on May 1? [BrickUnderground]
What’s the deal with rent-stabilized housing anyway? [Brownstoner]
You can now take a cannabis cooking class in Green(nice)point [Greenpointers]

02/26/16 2:37pm
Via Bedford and Bowery

Via Bedford and Bowery

You can now buy Bushwick the Board Game in the app store [Bedford & Bowery]

Trader Joe’s vs. Whole Foods gee who do you think wins [Refiner 29]

Yes you should help someone carry a stroller you monster [Gothamist]

It’s a good time to buy a “slice” of NYC real estate [BrickUnderground]

Hey remember the Newstand at the Lorimer station? It’s back! [Untapped Cities]

Hold your breath to swim across the East River but not for new L train tunnel [BK Paper]

Brooklyn Brewery says it’s not leaving Williamsburg any time soon [Eater]

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02/15/16 12:54pm
Prospect Park is ahead of the sculpture game. Photo by Flickr user Ed Kiley.

Prospect Park is ahead of the sculpture game. Photo by Flickr user Ed Kiley.

If you’re gonna live in Brooklyn for four years, you might as well buy a place [DNAinfo]

The Breaking Bad-inspired coffee shop will open in Williamsburg this summer [GrubStreet]

Don’t forget: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is free on weekdays through February [BBG]

Aziz and J Law Valendined together at the Commodore yesterday [Gothamist]

Used books to read at the end of the world [Awl]

The famous Gowanus bunnies, syphilis free and now on discount [DNAinfo]

It’s Broad City day on WTF! [WTF]

Breakfast: the final frontier [Eater]

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02/05/16 11:42am
Sunshine Laundromat is one of the most practical dating spots in Brooklyn. Photo by Tim Donnelly/Brokelyn.

The new Sunshine Laundromat bar is a goddamn pinball wonderland, with or without beer googles.  Photo by Tim Donnelly/Brokelyn.

Science says beer goggles aren’t a thing (but what does science know) [Munchies]

The Brooklyn to Staten Island migration has begun [BrickUnderground]

What it’s like to profit from gentrification [The Billfold]

Your grandma in Florida can soon get fresh Junior’s cheesecakes [Brownstoner]

Bill Clinton is coming to Williamsburg [CNN]

Should the Coney Island boardwalk be a landmark? [Daily News]

Brooklyn: The Movie: The TV Show [Empire]

It’s only a matter of time before Governors Island is all TD Banks [Politico]

(Above image taken at the new Sunshine Laundromat speakeasy, which is on our list of the most practical date spots in Brooklyn.)

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01/28/16 2:33pm
Someone is feel the Shkrel. Photo by Tim Donnelly/Brokelyn.

Someone is feeling the Shkrel. Photo by Tim Donnelly/Brokelyn.

Somebody is trolling Bernie Sanders and his supporters pretty hard in Bed-Stuy right now (above photo spotted near 345 Willoughby Ave. today). Someone check Martin Shkreli’s hands for spray paint.

A three-year L train closure might actually be good for rent [DNAinfo]

There’s a scientific reason you can’t get Springsteen tickets in New York [Bloomberg]

Why relocating your media company to Brooklyn ISN’T a good idea [AdAge]

Enjoy Slushwick before the realtors turn it into Slushcondo [Gothamist]

Don’t buy soda (still) [Grub Street]

Selfie aren’t the problem, it’s just your realtionship [Cosmo]

Talib Kweli is (sorta) bringing back the Brooklyn bookstore he used to own with Mos Def [VV]

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