Well, chalk another one up for that stupid hurricane. We were really excited about our show and tell jam with Krrb, Ben Anastas and Dan Kennedy, but transit is a mess and we don’t want anyone endangering themselves trying to get there. So! With that in mind, we’ve pushed the event back two weeks, to Thursday, November 15. If you haven’t already, you can RSVP over on the Facebook page, and if you already RSVP’d, just sit tight for a couple more weeks. The good news is that it gives you more time to make Brooklyn literary puns and get your hands on a Kindle. Which will be useful for the next hurricane. The even more good news is that the promised food and drinks are going to be free beer from Brooklyn Brewery and free eats from the Southern-fried folks at Fat Beagle. We’ll see ya there!
Street names are underused form of public salute. Every once in a while we change one to celebrate a former mayor or something, but for the most part we’re stuck with boring old numbers and letters. Coney Island hot dog tycoons Nathan and Ida Handwerker got their own street earlier this summer. Bensonhurst Bean reports that the neighborhood […]
For a while there, Bushwick’s reputation as a Brooklyn neighborhood was mostly infamous, its personality largely reduced to reports of cultural appropriation and brutally unfunny SNL skits. But that game has tired, and so Bushwick has made it out of the (Heavy) woods of Brooklyn-mocking to reemerge in its pupal form as a hub for creativity and culture. A prime […]
Well, that’s one way to avoid the G train. Passersby in South Brooklyn spotted a man paddle boarding on the Gowanus Canal this week. That’s right, as in standing on a flat board with no shoes on in the notoriously disgusting Gowanus Canal, splashing water around with no protection against falling in. In case you’re unfamiliar, the canal […]