The Daily News isn’t an obvious place to find worthwhile outings in Brooklyn (if you’re looking for “sexy celebrity Mormoms” on the other hand…). But the tab’s new list of BK favorites has some intriguing local finds. Shark burgers on Utica Avenue, Buddhist tomb-sweeping day at Cypress Hills Cemetery and the city’s first all-female mariachi band are “just a few of the things we at the Brooklyn bureau of the Daily News love right now.” Have you been to the Brooklynphono vinyl shop in Sunset Park? How about the Muslim-owned kosher Coney Island Bialys and Bagels in Sheepshead Bay? Or the decidedly not kosher Paneantico salumeria in Fort Hamilton? Here, the rest of the Daily News favorites and over here, the sexiest WAGs in sports.
Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! We’ve been doing our smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second year to embrace the burgeoning beer […]
1. Honor the legacy of urban activist Jane Jacobs by taking a Jane’s Walk: there are 200+ on offer, from “Hipsters & History in Greenpoint” to “The Brownsville Experience” to “Go Dutch in Flatlands.” (Friday through Sunday, FREE) 2. Find the light at Tunnel Odyssey, an immersive dance-theatre production combining the Odyssey and The Oregon […]
We at Brokelyn certainly write about lots of things besides drinking and bars (like, you know, reading in bars, dates you can go on in bars and bars with wifi), but we happen to be very good at bars, especially knowing how to drink cheaply in Brooklyn. That’s why amNY turned to us for tips on the […]
Jennifer Harder is a performer, actor and musician who’s been in a rotating stream of projects that would fall under the “alt,” “anarchist” or “steampunk” categories ever since moving to the city about 18 years ago. So she was surprised to find her picture on Brokelyn the other day under the headline “Here are some signs you’re […]