So what are you doing for the Super Bowl? Heading to a bar to watch it? Eating vegan wings in your friend’s apartment and gambling on every single play? Those aren’t bad plans, but we’ve been alerted to a new place to watch the game that just might blow all that out of the water: Brooklyn Brewery is having a private party with Tumblr and Food Republic. Ordinarily we’d all be out in the cold for this one, but they’ve decided to hold a contest with the prize being two tickets to the party.It’s pretty simple: just comment on this photo with what your favorite Super Bowl snack is. The one with the most “likes” wins two tickets to party in the alcohol Wonderland that is Brooklyn Brewery. So what do you got? Special enchiladas? A chili made with Guatemalan insanity peppers? Two-pound hamburger? Right now the contest seems pretty wide open, though someone who posted a Buzzfeed recipe got 16 likes. Which just seems unfair, because he doesn’t even make it! So someone get in there like Ray Lewis knifing into the backfield and take that guy down.
WELP our dystopian nightmare has entered the “conspiracy theories about Halloween decorations at Roberta’s” stage, so it doesn’t look like things are getting better anytime soon. We’ve been tracking lots of ways to join the resistance, from volunteer opportunities and bystander intervention training to being a DIY graffiti vigilante and attending a 31-hour anti-Trump comedy marathon. We’re […]
Dan Savage, American author, activist for the LGBTQ+ community and the voice behind Savage Love, recently posted a message to Instagram reminding the public that everyone appointed to Donald Trump’s cabinet so far has opposed LGBTQ+ rights, “just so there’s no confusion.” It’s too easy to sit around feeling helpless right now, letting the dark cloud of anxiety regarding the future […]
There isn’t a lot of good news these days, and this morning proved no different as beloved Cobble Hill bookstore BookCourt announced it was closing after 35 years of serving the neighborhood. But not all indie bookstores are facing extinction just yet, and one such bookstore in Bushwick refuses to let the death march of 2016 portend a four-year […]