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]

03/10/17 11:19am
Photo by Douglas Palmer / Flickr

Photo by Douglas Palmer / Flickr

Sheepshead Bay the new Downtown BK? JK but they are getting a skyscraper [Curbed]
Man, 20, decapitated by Brooklyn F train [New York Daily News]
Cuomo wants to bring $1.4 billion in health funds to central Brooklyn [New York Times]
Inside W’burg’s Pfizer Building with Doc Herson’s Absinthe Distillery [Untapped Cities]
Dumbo, Brooklyn Heights among city’s most rat-infested neighborhoods [NBC]
Bed-Stuy is getting more shelters [Brownstoner]
Check out Jacques Torres’ new chocolate museum in Manhattan [Metro]
Manhattan and Brooklyn rents are decreasing, but only slightly [Curbed]
Lady Liberty is getting a $4.5M facelift [New York Post]
Patrick Stewart wants to show you around Park Slope [GQ]

Check out this subway graffiti documentary and rare interview with NYC legend Cliff 159.

03/08/17 1:45pm
Photo by ludoviconeccia / Instagram

Photo by ludoviconeccia / Instagram

The Gowanus Batcave is gonna be renovated by 2020? Good luck [New York Times]
NYU students rap about gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn [Brownstoner]
Your dirty panties can be in a House of Yes show this weekend [Bushwick Daily]
Gothamist has been acquired by DNAinfo [Gothamist]
Parking spot in Park Slope garage on sale for $300,000 [New York Daily News]
Federal aid reduced for New York City Housing Authority [Wall Street Journal]
Yoga for bros stretches into Strong Rope Brewery [Brooklyn Paper]
When Citi Bike and affordable housing are ‘too nice’ for a community [Crain’s]
Crown Heights armory plans shot down at public hearing [DNAinfo]
Yelp starts tracking gender-neutral bathrooms for transgender users [New York Times]

NSFW: Check out this short documentary about 2016’s Miss Coney Island, sex educator and “professional naked person,” Fancy Feast. Here’s the trailer if you’re on the fence about watching the whole hour’s worth below.

03/01/17 3:26pm
Photo by johngpriest

The best part about photos of the Gowanus is you can appreciate without smelling. Photo by johngpriest

Kids’ boutique owner arrested for shoplifting at Whole Foods [DNAinfo]
Is this Brooklyn’s Jack the Ripper? [The Daily Beast]
Greenpointers blow up over Kosciuszko Bridge demolition [Brooklyn Paper]
Bushwick deliveryman dishes up Dominican Food — and a pro-Trump message [DNAinfo]
At Melody Lanes in Sunset Park, shoes and attitude [New York Times]
Park Slope virtual-reality arcade moving to Carroll Gardens [Brooklyn Paper]
Poll: Vote for the best bagel in Bushwick! [Bushwick Daily]
The Navy Yard has a film school, and it only costs $18k a year [New York Times]
The psychedelic pollution floating in the Gowanus Canal [Hyperallergic]
Bushwick’s Silent Barn to hold Paper Jazz Small Press Fest [Patch]

02/24/17 9:37am
It's a good day to be a pupper in a park. Photo by wolfies_place

It’s a good day to be a pupper in a park. Photo by wolfies_place / Instagram

This Sheepshead Bay store specializes in the evil eye [New York Times]
Cobbling together: the Brooklynites who gather to make handcrafted shoes [The Guardian]
Massive whirlpool coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park [DNAinfo]
Millennials no longer looking to rent in W’burg, Bushwick or Greenpoint [Free Williamsburg]
L Train shutdown planning ignores needs of small businesses, owners say [DNAinfo]
Overheard at the Park Slope Food Co-op [New York Times]
Police raid of Gowanus motorcycle clubhouse nets guns, cornucopia of drugs [Gothamist]
City plugs contested Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal in new video [Curbed]