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Bar of the Week: It’s Quarter Bar!
Food & Drink

Bar of the Week: It’s Quarter Bar!

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This is the 26th in our series on the venues featured in the second¬†Brooklyn Beer Book. This week we’re going down south […]

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Coffee training class to help get that post-post-grad job
Careers

Coffee training class to help get that post-post-grad job

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The broke and sporadically employed are all too aware of the age old employer Catch-22 slogan: “Only the experienced need apply.” Pray […]

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Virtual help for real-world job stress
Careers

Virtual help for real-world job stress

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You, overworked and underpaid, dream incessantly of a clone to handle your annoying online tasks and past-due assignments.¬†Silly mortal: Don’t you know […]

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Cheap ways to brush up on office skills
Careers

Cheap ways to brush up on office skills

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Whether you’re a future banker or book publisher, your career ladder is bound to start with an assistant-level position. That’s the go-to […]

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8 tips for turning tweets into free eats
Free stuff

8 tips for turning tweets into free eats

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In the current economy, many businesses are using the carrot and stick method to lure potential customers. This is great for me, […]

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Closing sale: half-off fabric at Baltic Bazaar
Carroll Gardens/ Cobble Hill

Closing sale: half-off fabric at Baltic Bazaar

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Certain do-gooders of businesses out there should just get a pass when it comes to the harsh realities of economics. Baltic Bazaar […]

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Cost-cutting with your natural hair
Health and Beauty

Cost-cutting with your natural hair

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As a Southern black woman in Brooklyn, I’ve noticed that far more black women around here wear their hair natural than where […]

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The freshest raffle prize yet: $60 at Green Kitchen
Outings

The freshest raffle prize yet: $60 at Green Kitchen

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So we’ve taken care of decadent, meaty, succulent… anyone for some greens on their raffle-won menu? It’s easy to pledge a new […]

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Rejuvenate with a Slope Suds massage & style
Park Slope/ Prospect Heights

Rejuvenate with a Slope Suds massage & style

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In the world of multiple-roommate-living, returning home after a long day to soak in the tub just isn’t what it should be. […]

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New RAFFLE OF THE CENTURY prize: $50 at Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift
Park Slope/ Prospect Heights

New RAFFLE OF THE CENTURY prize: $50 at Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift

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Granted, you hear the word ‘thrift,’ and ‘luxury item’ isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But what if you forget […]

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