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.
Artists aren’t the only ones who deserve a leg up to do what they do. A similarly underrepresented body politic in Brooklyn, at least where funding is concerned, is its nonprofit sector. We’re talking community organizers, advocacy groups and other 501(c)-3 organizations whose purpose precedes their paycheck. Micro-leadership rarely receives macro budgeting, which can make it hard […]
President Obama (god, that feels good) held his last press conference yesterday, and it may be the last of those we have in a while, considering who’s coming in to replace him. Many of us watched glassy-eyed as the POTUS made his final address to the nation last week. Some of us teared up. Some […]
In case you thought Trump wasn’t going to come for the artists, think again. The president elect’s proposed sweeping cuts include a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, which means we’ll need to rely more than ever on funding and support from local arts organizations and cultural groups. And each other, obviously. Lucky for […]