The Atlantic reports: “A group of economists has found that women who had better access to the pill were earning 8 percent more than those who didn’t by the time they reached age 50. … Women on the pill are better able to get degrees, choose their occupation, and enter (and leave) the workforce when they want, which in turn gives them better footing with men in terms of commanding wages.” So there.
We’ve been gleefully beating the drums of the coming summer for weeks already but this is one of the announcements we’re most excited for: The Riis Beach Bazaar is coming returning this year! The inaugural Bazaar (an offshoot of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar) last summer brought music, food, vendors and a chill party vibe to an underused […]
A we journey ever deeper into the world of digital publication, audiobooks ringing in our ears and e-readers clutched to our breasts, it seems as though big publishing houses might not be long for this world. These days, you’d think that an emerging writer’s only hope to get discovered would be through a clever tweet. But you’d be wrong. First of all, even if print is […]
Hey Brokesters! Your humble events editor here — the one who brings you burlesquers and dance parties and endless free comedy shows every week. Now I want to bring you something else: on a bike ride. For years I’ve been chronicling Brooklyn’s cultural and artistic life, both online and in a book. Now I’m taking […]