Attention enraged peoples of Bay Ridge, Gravesend and Bensonhurst — and we know there are a lot of you, judging by your comments on this post: You now have a public forum to express your distress at Oxygen’s latest stereotype-laden, girls behaving badly program Brooklyn 11223. As highlighted by The Bensonhurst Bean, Councilman Vincent Gentile and a group of “unnamed prominent Bay Ridge women” will host “a press conference in defense of our neighborhood” tomorrow. The protestors will meet outside of the Beyond Dance Studio 8717 Third Ave. at 11am to address their grievances with they say is the show’s crude and reductive portrayal of Bay Ridge residents, grievance including that the zip code isn’t even in Bay Ridge. Well guys, now you know how New Jersey feels.
They've got telescopes and binoculars and are ready to watch, "up to 20 meteors per hour," during the shower's peak this weekend.
Resistance School offers four free classes that teach practical skills for organizing and mobilizing to promote progressive (read: human) values.
In a poignant (albeit random and totally unplanned) display, the Statue of Liberty went dark for a few hours Tuesday night due to a Parks...