The week in Broketown, 5/9-5/13

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Why is Detroit so thirsty for Coney Island?

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The 2016 free concert schedule for Prospect Park was released!

The era of picking on the G train officially came to an end.

We stood proudly in support of wearing Mom Shorts this summer.

5 Brooklyn bands told us where they nosh after they mosh.

We discussed five non-dating zones more accurate than the Friend Zone.

Cheap art studio space in Dumbo went up for grabs.

We chalked up and tested out the brand-new Brooklyn Bridge Park climbing wall.

Dear Penny discussed how to to be Becky With the Good Hair. 

We learned why hot dogs and diners are called “Coney Islands” in Detroit.

Comedians shared their tips on how to get hecklers to sit their asses down.

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