You survived your weekend with the family and the subsequent Sunday night back-in-Brooklyn bender. Hooray! Why not relax this week and take in some free events from our list of no-cost fall outings? You could be in the audience for the taping of a new NPR quiz show Ask Me Another, learn about the history of Brooklyn’s jump rope girls or relive the season 1 finale of Twin Peaks. Plus, you can get your spiked collar out for goth dance night at The Bell House and top it off by shopping for crafts (goths love crafts, right?) and records at two Williamsburg shopping fairs this weekend. See the whole list here, and send whatever we’re missing to free[at]brokelyn.com!
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]