I’ve always been emotional about plants, ever since the pumpkin patch I toiled on for three months as a kid was ravaged by a posse of deer. Green visions resurfaced ten years later when I moved to Brooklyn and dreamt of a brightly lit windowsill garden. But in Bushwick, the closest I got was an English Thyme plant from Whole Foods. Until, that is, I unearthed Brokelyn’s four-part guide to windowsill gardening. As I heeded the advice on seeds and soil and putting it all together, my fledgling garden was finally realized. My failure as a gardener brought me to Brokelyn, which also led me to Rose Red & Lavender, where I bought organic soil, pots, wildflower seeds and a Thai basil plant. The deer haven’t returned but my budget gardening knowledge is sticking around.
While Hand Job Academy sounds like the place you want to send that girl who gave you an awkward and painful knuckle twist in the back of your Celica junior year, it’s actually the name of a group of very funny ladies. HJA gained some notoriety this year for penning a long-overdue (and very funny. […]
If you’re ready for a holiday party that will make your head ache (in a good way, not in the ‘Oh my God did I seriously do that many whiskey shots with my boss?’ kinda way), the DFA Holiday Party is back at the Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) to rock your holiday socks off on […]
Good manners are important, especially if you spend all day on the internet being a professional jerk. Of course, why get your professional etiquette advice from some fossilized manners guide when you can be guided through our weird and and its social mores by someone closer to your age? Our own Meghan Doherty wrote and […]