The week in brokeland, 9/17-9/21

Protesters don big head Cuomo, Ratner, Marty Markowitz, Bloomberg et. al outside Barclays ribbon cutting on Friday. Via NoLandGrab.

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-We found out just what really goes on in artist-only housing.

-Caroline gave you everything you need to know about ordering cheap glasses online.

-The subways became even less peaceful.

-The era of Barlcays Center is finally upon us, here’s your consolation prize.

-Friends in Long Island City invited us up for dinner.

-Even unpaid interns got a chance for a trust fund.

-A job that used to be cool is open again.

-The country’s first medical center just for freelancers got closer to opening.

-Comic nerds seized Brooklyn Brewery, made their own beer.

-Some local surf kids launched the first Brooklyn Surf Flea.