Food & Drink
Washington Ave.’s The Islands has closed to make way for condos but plans to reopen down the block
Apr 12, 2017
In a tiny restaurant with an impossibly small kitchen, two business owners are closing up for the night. The Islands, a neighborhood Caribbean restaurant...
Why NYC drivers want you to switch from Uber to Juno
Oct 17, 2016
When the car service app Lyft came to New York there were a number of people (myself included) who never thought they'd make a...
Listen to the pros: How to run a hit Kickstarter campaign, as told by Brooklyn success stories
Sep 13, 2016
So, you have a great idea. You love it, your friends love it, damn, even your Aunt Susie who doesn't have the Internet thinks...
Behind on summer movies? Spend your money wisely with our movie-value guide
Jul 20, 2016
We're in the thick of summer movie season and if you've fallen behind, you've got to start spending your dollars wisely. Summer movies aren't especially...
Food & Drink
Friendship savers you can savor: BK restaurants both vegans and stubborn carnivores will enjoy
Jul 18, 2016
A vegan, a vegetarian, a pescatarian and an omnivore walk into a restaurant. Just kidding, they'd never agree to eat anywhere together. We've all been there:...
Inside the Prose Bowl, the American-Idol style fiction series that’s welcoming to new writers
Jun 21, 2016
Sunday night, in a battle that ranged from surrealist to southern Gothic all the way to historical fiction, six Brooklyn writers went head to head in...
Brooklyn is for lovers (with no money): A guide to cheap summertime dating
Jun 3, 2016
Brooklyn is a great place to fall in love. But dating here in the summer? Forgetaboutit. Well, don't actually forget about it. I'm just...
Soapin’ season: Scenes from the first-ever dishwashing duel at The Diamond
May 25, 2016
Dishwashers: they clean among us, unseen. Whether you're a concerned roommate tidying up at home, a guest helping out a party host after things clear...
Sports and Exercise
A slacker’s guide to showing up for your friends at the Brooklyn Half Marathon this weekend
May 19, 2016
This Saturday, starting at an ungodly 7am, Brooklyn will be taken over by runners from around the world, runners who I can only imagine must not...
5 Brooklyn spaces to hide from capitalism on Black Friday
Friendsgiving > Thanksgiving: 8 reasons why you shouldn’t leave Brooklyn for the holiday
A guide to every $1 oyster happy hour in Brooklyn
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