Heavy metal yoga in a Bushwick bar saved my soul
Bed Stuy/ Bushwick

Heavy metal yoga in a Bushwick bar saved my soul

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This article was originally published in January, 2015. The class is still running at The Cobra Club once to twice a week. […]

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‘What’s avocado toast?’ A timeline of my father’s recent visit
First Person

‘What’s avocado toast?’ A timeline of my father’s recent visit

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DAY 0 8:04 am: I wake up, frantic and hungover. I begin to clean my apartment, which no living human other than […]

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How I watched a Brooklyn start-up sellout: The downfall of MakerBot as seen from the inside
First Person

How I watched a Brooklyn start-up sellout: The downfall of MakerBot as seen from the inside

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Once upon a time, MakerBot Industries was the darling of the Brooklyn start-up world. I’d know, because I worked there. The company […]

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I’m smarter than I am cool, so I left Brooklyn for Queens
First Person

I’m smarter than I am cool, so I left Brooklyn for Queens

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Yes, it’s true, I live in Queens. Like you, I naturally believe Queens is the absolute worst. It’s the gateway to Long […]

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Why dating in movie ‘Brooklyn’ beats dating in Brooklyn
Dating

Why dating in movie ‘Brooklyn’ beats dating in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn (the movie, based on the novel of the same name by Colm Toibin) is a stunning portrait of Brooklyn in the early […]

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Death by corn maze and more: 18 reasons why fall sucks
Entertainment

Death by corn maze and more: 18 reasons why fall sucks

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Ah yes, fall. The season when it gets cold and everything dies. Why essentially everyone loves this miserable season is beyond me. […]

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Ever dream about just not doing taxes? Meet two Brooklynites who haven’t filed in years
First Person

Ever dream about just not doing taxes? Meet two Brooklynites who haven’t filed in years

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It’s Tax Day. Most of you have already filed, which means you’re reading this with at least a general sense of relief. […]

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Tips for getting your NYC ID
First Person

Tips for getting your NYC ID

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When we first ran that post about how to get the NYC municipal ID, it was just a roving blip on everyone’s […]

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Lessons Brooklyn taught me: a transplant’s love letter
First Person

Lessons Brooklyn taught me: a transplant’s love letter

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Brooklyn may not be where I was born and raised, but eight years, six jobs, five apartments, three ER visits, and one […]

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Why Jay-Z, Lena Dunham and I all left Brooklyn for Los Angeles
First Person

Why Jay-Z, Lena Dunham and I all left Brooklyn for Los Angeles

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Jay-Z. Lena Dunham. Dan Cerruti. What do all these incredibly important cultural figures have in common, besides zeitgeist-capturing appeal with legions of […]

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