The week in brokeland, 7/30-8/3

Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler, straight chilling in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Thursday.

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-We’re throwing a book swap on Wednesday! Bring your beach reads!

-Brooklyn cartoonists shared their secrets to success.

College do-overs became easier.

-We found 10 coffee shops that reward you for BYOMugging.

-We showed you how to use up a whole watermelon.

-Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd and other Wet Hot American Summer surprised us at BK Bridge Park.

-Rockaway Beach remained one of the best parts of summer.

-Teddy’s offered your band a beer and exposure.

-An authentic Jamaican Independence Day is possible in Brooklyn.

-In no surprise to anyone, a Fifty Shades of Grey sex workshop is planned in Park Slope.

-The world finally got a Robyn dance party.

-Google Maps finally accounted for subway chaos.

-Socialist government started just handing out birth control.

-Some people want to turn scuzzy lots into verdant gardens.