Posts tagged "brooklyn"

What The Hell Is A “Babyccino”?

Too hip for apple juice? Try a babyccino — a coffee drink for babies. It’s what all the urban lumberjacks in man buns are putting in their offspring’s sippy cups.

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Venn Diagram: Portland Vs. Brooklyn

There’s been a heck of a lot of talk about Portland lately, what with the Fred Armisen/Carrie Brownstein show “Portlandia,” all about how the city stuck in the ’90s with…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jewish Women, Move To The Side For Men!

New signs have been posted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which read “Precious Jewish daughters, please move over to the side when you see man come across.” The neighborhood has a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 7, 2011 - 5:40 pm

NYC Cops Warn Against Shorts & Skirts To Avoid Serial Rapist

A gift from me to you, A Handy-Dandy Guide On Things Not To Do If You’re A Cop — Or Anyone — Talking To Women About Sexual Assault When A

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2011 - 5:20 pm

T-Mobile Won’t Release Brooklyn Rapist’s Contact Information — UPDATE

UPDATE, 2:40p.m.: Anti-street harassment group Hollaback! has announced that T-Mobile responded to the petition and provided the requested phone numbers to the NYPD. Thank you, T-Mobile, for doing the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Ellen Page Mocks Hipsters In HBO’s “Stich N’ Bitch”

Brooklyn hipsters need more positive encouragement like I need a hole in the head. But I’m still thrilled my girl Ellen Page is writing a comedy for HBO about mankind’s…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2009 - 5:50 pm

The Rumor Mill: More Topshops In The New York Area!?

Swirling, unsubstantiated rumor has it that British mega-brand and recent New York immigrant Topshop–yes, the place to whence our collective wages go–will be setting up shop in Brooklyn next year.

Lily Q | July 30, 2009 - 12:19 pm

Is “Prospect Park West” The New “Sex And The City”? I Don’t Think So

The book Prospect Park West won’t be released until Sept. 9, 2009, but author Amy Sohn, a former New York magazine columnist, is getting a huge publicity push from a…

Annika Harris | July 6, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Belle d’ blo Headband Street Style Q & A

Personally, I am a huge fan of headbands. I love them in all colors and all sizes, especially the large, unnecessarily flamboyant ones. After being inspired by so many brave…

Deborah Findling | June 24, 2009 - 10:55 am

Under Cover Penis Lover

Sometimes you know a friend of yours is gay, but it’s hard to put into words. While Ryan from the “Real World: Brooklyn” tried to help Chet come…

Simcha | January 11, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Love Vandal: Sweet And Complete

Amelia snapped this lovely sentiment in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to

Catherine Strawn | December 9, 2008 - 6:30 pm

STFree Gives You A License to Lay

Do you have a license to lay? Brooklyn-based STF(ree) is making private issued cards so your potential lovers can check the results of your last two AIDS/HIV tests. No lying,…

Simcha | July 30, 2008 - 6:30 pm
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