15 Predictions for 2015 (New York Edition)

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Brokelyn and Broke-Ass Stuart present: The Jorts-off Dance Off!

This is an epic event years in the making. Myself and the fine folks over at Brokelyn are finally joining forces in brokeitude to


Learn About Urban Chicken Keeping at a FREE Workshop in Bed-Stuy

The words “Chickens in Bed-Stuy” may conjure up images of an awesome muppet remake of a Spike Lee joint, but don’t get too excited just yet-- when

Aw. Tony's.

Best Strip for Affordable Fake Meat

Lots of people get off the A/C at Nostrand Avenue, a hazy divider between Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy-Crown Stuy, my super punk hairstylist/realtor called it. Its home to


Check Out Mexico’s Artistic Talent at “No Sombrero” Exhibition

Fact: Mexico is much more than sombreros and margaritas.  Another fact: the country is chock full o’ some ridiculously awesome young artists.  These two statements

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Soul II Soul: Ghetto Plastic Cups And An Ass Shakin’ Dance Floor

Soul II soul is a bar I've been going to for years. Back when I used to live off the Gates stop, it was

8bit Mondays

Athom: Where Dignity Matters

Athom opened in the Bushwick / Bed-Stuy neighborhood about three years ago. It was the first spot in that neighborhood to have things like paninis, fresh

See Precious Without Having to Rent it

Sometimes, cultural zeitgeists turn out to be embarrassing. Movies that encompass pop culture at a certain time - Oscar nods, an Oprah success story, Mariah Carey

Rocks Off Concert Boat Cruises

Despite the fact I work across the street from a marina, and look at the water every day, I've never been on a boat in New York City.

Maximize Your Harvest with Bedford Stuyvesant Community Garden

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Hugging deer totally helps your garden grow."][/caption] So your first attempt at growing plants went well, and your pot of marigolds is growing so big