03/22/17 9:52am
The L can be a scary place, especially when you weigh 14 pounds and are covered in fur. Photo by Hannah Frishberg / Brokelyn

The L can be a scary place, especially when you weigh 14 pounds and are covered in fur. Photo by Hannah Frishberg / Brokelyn

New York graffiti tour turns the illicit underground into accessible art [Guardian]
Double feature at Kent Theater [New York Times]
New York’s incredible lost rooftop theatres [Messy Nessy Chic]
Cyclist discovers key to clearing Brooklyn Bridge bike path [Gothamist]
Best Places to Cry at NYU [Washington Square News]
How Trump’s arts-funding cuts will affect Brooklyn [Brooklyn Paper]
Forget Park Slope, Red Hook and Gowanus need free internet more [Brooklyn Paper]
City schools won’t let immigration agents enter without warrants [New York Post]
Guardian ditches move to Kushner building after newsroom revolt [BuzzFeed News]
Bed-Stuy’s Slave Theater demolished [Brownstoner]

You can have your borough and write your leaving Brooklyn essay with the magic of the apartment swap. We have done absolutely zero vetting on this Craigslist ad, searching for Brooklynites preferably off the A or 4 rains, but a quick life detour to South Central could be interesting.

03/15/17 2:34pm
That moment you realize you live in the center of a pentagram of Popeyes. Get on your tinfoil hats, my friends, the vibes are getting too wild for comfort

That moment you realize you live in the center of a pentagram of Popeyes

In Kensington, a legend was born on horseback [Brooklyn Paper]
Stella is over. She was a blip. People freaked out anyway [Gothamist]
Trump’s travel ban leads to drop in NYC tourism [Crain’s]
Solar experiment lets BK neighbors trade energy among themselves [New York Times]
The best ways to volunteer and get involved in NYC [Curbed]
1 million NYC homes can’t get Verizon FiOS, so the city just sued Verizon [Arts Technica]
Albert Einstein’s eyeballs are stored in a safety deposit box in NYC [Untapped Cities]
Crown Heights’ Crow Bar drops name some locals said was racist [Gothamist]
‘The New Brooklyn’ looks at gentrification, inequality, growth [Brownstoner]
It’s legal for 14-year-olds to marry in New York. Should it be? [New York Times]

Fantasy prompt of the day: What if you could 3D print your dream apartment? Praise be technology.

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]