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A bathroom is just a place to pee and do drugs
Feb 24, 2017
The biggest and most immediate rebuttal to the idea that a bathroom is some sort of magical gender island and not just a hole in the ground to collect...
As workers went on strike, the rest of America wonders: ‘What the hell is a bodega?’
Feb 3, 2017
As you know, thousands of Yemeni bodega workers across the city yesterday fed their cats, turned off their coffee pots, shut their gates and...
Warm your heart with this video of drag queens reading to kids at the Brooklyn Public Library
Dec 21, 2016
It's hard, even in this week before the holidays, to look at the news and the great undulating horror of social media, and feel...
1/3 of New Yorkers want to get the hell out of here
Nov 22, 2016
New York City: The worst place to live, except all those other places that have been tried. From DNAinfo yesterday: lmost 40 percent of New Yorkers...
10 actually good things that happened in NYC this week
Nov 11, 2016
The only consolation we've been able to find so far in the stunning and frightening results of this election is that everyone else in...
This fall is going to be a great time for cheap plane tickets out of NYC
Aug 23, 2016
Summer, as much as we hate to admit it, is winding down and soon the city will be filled with tiny, adorable new NYU students...
Captain REAL America is the statue Brooklyn needs right now
Aug 12, 2016
Prospect Park on Wednesday unveiled its very own viral Marvel advertisement in the form of a 30 ft. statue of Steve Rogers, AKA Captain America. We here...
Why were there no Brooklyn questions in last night’s Brooklyn presidential debate?
Apr 15, 2016
Having a presidential debate come to town is apparently just like intense gentrificaiton: it makes your beloved borough look like anywhere else in America, and...
A comprehensive guide to Brooklyn’s indie bookstores
5 Brooklyn spaces to hide from capitalism on Black Friday
Friendsgiving > Thanksgiving: 8 reasons why you shouldn’t leave Brooklyn for the holiday
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