A lawn-art show, garden gnomes not included
May 6, 2010
In an homage to yard flamingos everywhere, a Ditmas Park basement-turned-art-haven is launching "The Lawn Show"---an afternoon-long Brooklyn version of a sculpture garden. The...
Get an alternative use from your everyday stuff
Apr 28, 2010
What self-respecting Brokelynite hasn't---at some point---gone for conditioner instead of shaving cream, or for baby powder in a deodorant-less pinch? Sometimes, in a moment...
How much can I make doing hair?
Mar 25, 2010
The new Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House—offering recovering addicts seven months of cosmetology training—sounds like so much fun it's almost worth faking a Sudafed...
Saturday: Field trip to Dead Horse Bay, other odd must-sees
Mar 16, 2010
This Saturday (March 20) is Obscura Day, and the webs site atlasobscura.com has organized group tours for these BK treasures as well as all the other weird places they cover.
See The Crucible in Park Slope’s shadows
Mar 3, 2010
Ready your crucifixes: some witches are coming to the Slope. Starting tomorrow, Mar. 4, the Brave New World Repertory Theatre---they of The Tempest on...
The Scarlettiest lips for under $5
Feb 19, 2010
Red lips have been the perennial go-to since Cleopatra. Perhaps that's because anyone with enough nerve can really rock a true red—it gives contrast...
Brooklyn tours for non-tourists
Jan 21, 2010
Why sit in traffic on the top deck of a big red tour bus through Times Square when you can take an Afro-Caribbean tour...
The bedbug cure THEY don’t want you to know about
Jan 12, 2010
It's hard to convey the paranoia we flea-marketing, curb-side-spotting, Craigslisting folk feel about bedbugs---with good reason. Now is prime paranoia time: we're having too...
How to raise $1M for your startup
Jan 5, 2010
Would you take financial advice from someone who dropped out of Harvard Business School in the middle of a recession to start a web...
$25-and-under Brooklyn gift #21: Coney Island print
Dec 21, 2009
There are loads of iconic Brooklyn shots on sale around town, but this cotton-candy-colored take on a Coney Island landmark called to us with...
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