Posts tagged "brooklyn"

White Jogger Screams About “White Privilege” To White Stroller-Pusher In Downtown Brooklyn

We can say with great certainty that this is one of the best things you’ll see today. …

Megan Reynolds | September 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Grace Jones Performs Topless At 67 Years Old And Is Better Than You

A 67 year old Grace Jones in body paint and underwear outdoes all of you by the way.
The iconic singer headlined the Brooklyn Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn on Friday…

Katrin Higher | August 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Malia Obama Spotted On Set Of ‘Girls’ In Brooklyn

First daughter Malia Obama, and incidentally also one of our style icons, was spotted in Brooklyn on Friday, shooting an episode of Lena Dunham’s television series ‘Girls.’
She was spotted…

Katrin Higher | July 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Local Man With No Chill Created A Monument To Jon Snow In Brooklyn

#RIPJonSnow #Ghost #Unnecessary #Why…

Megan Reynolds | June 16, 2015 - 7:00 pm

This Dildo-Wielding Lunatic Rides My Train, Has My Heart

Of all the horrifying things I have seen take place on the New York City subway system (including but not limited to: a busker licking my neck after I gave…

Beejoli Shah | April 8, 2015 - 1:30 pm

“Humans Of New York” Helps Raise Over $1 Million For Brooklyn School

A little over a week ago, Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the blog “Humans Of New York,” posted a photo of a young man named Vidal who cited his school principal,…

Claire Hannum | January 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Kids Can Go To Gentrification-Themed Summer Camp Now

Kids at STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Summer Camp in Brooklyn have foregone the usual craft projects and campfire games of the season to spend their vacation learning the ins…

Claire Hannum | August 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm

A Pregnant Tarantula Is On The Loose In Brooklyn

UPDATE, 7/13, 5p.m.:  THANK GOD, this was only a hoax! [New York Post]
Brooklyn is on the hunt for Penelope, a pregnant Mexican Red Rump tarantula, who is apparently someone’s…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Cat Lady Craft Night Is My Actual Dream Come True

The heavens have opened and gifted us cat fanatics with a whole Saturday night dedicated to kitty-centered DIY projects. Cat Lady Craft Night is going down at the Brooklyn Craft

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Brooklyn Bar Can’t Get Drunks To STFU, Ups The Drinking Age To 25 On Weekends

Drunk people are annoying — so annoying, in fact, that a Brooklyn bar is raising their drinking age on weekends to keep the youngest annoying drunks away. Neighbors have been…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Guy Live Tweets Couple’s Breakup On Brooklyn Rooftop — And It’s Awesome

Brooklyn-based writer and comic Kyle Ayers was minding his own business, enjoying the view from his rooftop with some friends, when a couple arrived and proceeded to breakup in front…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2013 - 10:40 am

Brooklyn Man Gets Guinness World Record Recognition For Largest Collection Of Pizza Boxes

Brooklyn does it best, and making my borough of residence proud (or, uh, something like that, I think) today is Scott Wiener, who was just crowned with the Guinness World…

Rachel Krause | November 15, 2013 - 10:20 am

It’s Official: Cat Painting Contest Will Be The Most Brooklyn Thing Ever

Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Brooklyn’s Latest Claim To Fame? The Pickiest Female Daters In America

If you are someone, or are friends with someone, or have ever met someone who lives in or in the vicinity of the New York City metro, you’re guaranteed to…

Rachel Krause | September 18, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Pray Tell: What The Brooklyn Hasidic Rape Trial Tells Us About Religion Colliding With The Modern World

In Brooklyn, a 17-year-old girl just testified against the man accused of sexually assaulting her. On the surface, this case is sadly too familiar: she and her accused rapist are…

Lilit Marcus | December 4, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Quiz: Do You Live In A Hipster Neighborhood?

Forbes just released a list of “America’s Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods,” which includes all the usual suspects: Silver Lake, Los Angeles comes in at number 1, with enclaves of San Francisco,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

A Real Life Bonnie & Clyde: Kissing Couple Refuses To Give Their Identity

When Mo Gelber took an impromptu photo of the couple being hauled off by the cops a few weeks ago, he didn’t think much of it. Then he entered the…

Julie Gerstein | September 7, 2012 - 4:20 pm

A Death-Defying Graffiti Proposal Comes True

Drew met Chelsea when his band, Drew and the Medicinal Pen, came through Perth, Australia. Chelsea wasn’t supposed to be working that night, and she had just broken up with…

Julie Gerstein | July 20, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Check Out The Awesome Gay Version Of “Girls,” “The Outs”

Meet Mitchell and Jack. They used to date, but they’re no longer together, and they’re dealing with the breakup in strikingly different ways. Jack’s a little more, shall we say,…

Julie Gerstein | May 31, 2012 - 10:20 am

Need A Job? This Brooklyn Writer’s Looking For A Muse, NBD

Office work is such a bore, am I right? Which is why this offer to just sit around listening to this “writer” tell “stories” and type them out sounds like…

Julie Gerstein | May 14, 2012 - 10:40 am