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!
Whether you’re new to town or you’ve been around for a bit, you know the one local issue that keeps popping up, and won’t be going away any time soon, is gentrification. Neighborhoods and demographics in those neighborhoods change, and while real estate agents love to employ the terms “transitioning” (aaaaaaaahhhhh), the reality is that […]
It’s no secret that living in New York can take a toll on your mental health, but fickle weather can also lend a hand. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD for tragic acronym short, affects a large percentage of the population in cities and countries prone to fluctuating weather patterns (or just generally shitty ones, like Ireland). New York is certainly […]
The life of a broke millennial is not particularly glamorous. Maybe you’ve got some service industry job to support your pipe dreams, maybe you just graduated and you’re working some internship that will never pay you, or maybe you work for a start-up and just spend a disproportionate amount of money on rent, bar tabs […]