Food & Drink
Order up! 8 Thanksgiving diner meals around Brooklyn
Nov 21, 2012
How is it that in this era of the foodie, the simple diner survives? Is it the booth seating? Maybe. Reasonable prices also help...
Help clean up Coney Island and you can get a free ride
Nov 8, 2012
Coney Island's clean-up effort in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has been intense, but there's still more to do. This weekend, staff from Luna...
Brad Lander pays tribute to Ditmas Park couple killed by tree
Nov 2, 2012
Since the tragic deaths of Ditmas Park's Jessie Streich-Kest and Jacob Vogelman on Monday night, we've read many moving tributes honoring the memory of...
Sales & Deals
Scare up some Halloween costume ideas at this vintage warehouse
Oct 9, 2012
Halloween is coming up and you're too uninspired by sexy zombie costumes to make a real effort to dress up. Help has arrived though. For...
11 things not to miss at the Brooklyn Book Festival
Sep 14, 2012
This year’s Brooklyn Book Festival is poised to take over our fair lit-loving borough on Sept. 23, with more than 280 national and international...
How to get a loogie in your latte, aka 10 ways to piss off your barista
Aug 22, 2012
Since quitting my museum job a month ago and starting a job at a coffee shop, my life has simplified considerably. No more getting...
6 free ways to get into the best museums
Mar 9, 2012
Between the Cindy Sherman retrospective and the Diego Rivera murals at the MOMA, John Chamberlain’s car parts at the Guggenheim, the Whitney Biennial and...
Abortions in BK: where and how much
Nov 11, 2011
A run-down of abortion providers in Brooklyn, including costs, insurance and Medicaid policies and online reviews.
Ask the expert: Can you afford DIY bike repair?
Jun 13, 2011
Grant Harding from Ride Brooklyn tells us the basic costs and tricks of DIY bike repair, plus general maintenance to help save you money in the long run.
Health and Beauty
Tested: Does Dr. Bronner’s soap really have 18 uses?
Mar 7, 2011
According to the wacky, cultish 3,000-word rant on the label, when combined with adequate sleep, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap has the power to “clean body-mind-soul-spirit...
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