This week in anti-Trump activism: Stand up against white supremacy
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This week in anti-Trump activism: Stand up against white supremacy

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Over the weekend, a group of white supremacists gathered for a racist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Stand up against their racism this week.

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A BK library card now grants you free streaming access to tens of thousands of films
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A BK library card now grants you free streaming access to tens of thousands of films

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NYPL cardholders can view 10 flicks a month while BPL cardholders only have access to 6, but it’s still a sweet deal.

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Photos: This is what pre-gentrified Brooklyn looked like
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Photos: This is what pre-gentrified Brooklyn looked like

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Like anyone in the borough avoiding actual responsibility, we’ve spent an inexcusable amount of time looking at old-timey photos of Brooklyn. And the New York […]

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Need internet? You can check it out through the library now
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Need internet? You can check it out through the library now

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This is 2014, and the thought of having no access to WiFi at home is a blogger’s worst nightmare. Unfortunately, there are […]

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New York Public Library to start loaning out high-speed internet
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New York Public Library to start loaning out high-speed internet

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The internet! We’re all essentially controlled by it like a bunch of worthless junkies, which means that we’re resigned to paying for […]

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Are your Twitter skills poetic? Prove it, at the library’s National Poetry Contest
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Are your Twitter skills poetic? Prove it, at the library’s National Poetry Contest

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Poetry is probably the least respected of the language arts, at least in a financial sense. Are there even any professional poets […]

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Who slept with your apartment before you?
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Who slept with your apartment before you?

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The most curious aspect of my Bushwick apartment, after the painstakingly hand-painted portrait of Capt. Jack Sparrow on one wall, is the […]

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No-questions-asked amnesty for kids’ library fines
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No-questions-asked amnesty for kids’ library fines

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A good method to scare the impressionable youth of Brooklyn away from the library is to treat them like wanted criminals. Is an overdue […]

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TV junkie’s guide to giving up cable
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TV junkie’s guide to giving up cable

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I canceled my cable a few months ago. It had to be done—my Cablevision bill was $124.67 a month. But you can’t […]

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