The week in Broketown, 2/22-2/26

We found out this week that Coolio loves canned vegetables and making his own tempura batter. Photo by Anna Spivak.

We found out this week that Coolio loves canned vegetables and making his own tempura batter. Photo by Anna Spivak.

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Cookbook author Coolio gave us his budget cooking tips.

Brooklyn ex-pats told us why we should leave NYC for NOLA.

Comedians explained why they’re backing Bernie, not Hillary.

An Oscars screening party set out to solve #OscarsSoWhite.

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings kicked off our summer calendars.

The Riveters talked to us about being NYC’s first women’s hockey team.

We made you a tour of the best cheap Caribbean food on Flatbush Ave

The Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn is finally opening, and it’s hiring.

We told you how to digitize your old VHS, tapes and records for free.

A play asked the question “why the hell do we all live in New York?”

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