How much money did you start today with? How much will you have by the time this ewwy gooey lurve fest is over? If you’re an average New Yorker, you’ll have dropped $146.30 on Valentine’s Day this year, according to a study from the National Retail Federation. That includes the $22.71 you’ll be spending on candy and $38.65 on flowers, with the rest, we assume, going to your White Castle dinner date and that big 99 cent lube shopping trip. Seems like too much money to be dropping on a fake holiday that’s made up by blah blah corporations blah blah Hallmark, especially when you consider what else that money could buy. Team Brokelyn has some recommendations on better ways to spend today: (more…)
Last night’s episode of 2 Broke Girls was a repeat. Boo, but more importantly YAY! During my half an hour break from TV, I decided to hunt through the Twitterverse to see what those crazy kids are saying about the show that at least 10 million of us are watching together. This proved super difficult since a majority were just quoting or saying things like, “#2brokegirls HAHA”, “#2brokegirls I love this show!” I sifted through a crap ton to find ones with actual thought attached to them, to bring you this list. Seriously, 2 Broke Girl fans, you need to work on your communication skills. Twitter highlights and bonus vintage Kat Dennings below! (more…)
Today’s Post looks to have the biggest story in Brooklyn since the Dodgers left town: real-estate scoopmeister Jennifer Gould Keil is reporting “rumors” that Sarah Jessica Parker, mom of new twins via a surrogate, bought Jennifer Connelly’s double-wide brownstone at 17 Prospect Park West for $8.45 million and is currently renovating the house. (more…)
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