We almost lost a Twitter follower this week who took issue with a Mitt Romney/rich guy joke (which, c’mon, even if you’re voting for the guy, he still looks like this to you, right?). Let it never be said that Brokelyn isn’t an equal opportunity political promoter, because as much as we like to think of our little burg as a hotbed of nothing but 47 percenters, there are of course some would-be red staters here too. Check it out for yourself this weekend: the Brooklyn Young Republican Club will be holding their quarterly meeting on Sunday at Ceol on Smith Street. Guests include congressional candidates Alan Bellone and Christopher Wight, state assembly candidate Joseph Hayon, City Council candidate Andy Sullivan, and the guy who trains the hounds Mitt Romney releases on poor people. C’mon, kidding! Kidding!
If you’ve wandered around Fort Greene any time over the last year, then you’ve seen the eyesore of a building that’s been under construction for forever at Ashland and Lafayette. Well, guess what? It turns out that the city wants people to live inside, and on any budget. From the looks of their breakdown, almost half of units […]
Hello and welcome to weekly lifehacks, a recurring series where we share a simple tip on how to make your life just a little bit easier (and we promise not to overuse the word “hack”). For city kids, Costco exists only in rumors. Tales of its bounty make it sound like the warehouse at the end of Raiders […]
This week, we talk to Kay Kasperhauser of Brooklyn-based duo The Prettiots, recommended for fans of ukuleles, Sylvia Plath, temporary tattoos, Elliot Stabler and temporary tattoos of Elliot Stabler. The Prettiots are comprised of Kasperhauser, who grew up in the West Village, and Lulu Landolfi, who was raised in Brooklyn. Their debut album, Funs Cool, came […]