04 Sep 2012

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Green Team, and Pretty Up Your Borough

Pretty, lush, green spaces can be hard to come by in New York City, so we might as well try to maintain the ones that we’ve got.  Besides environmental interests, us urban-dwellers might suffer from something that I like to call “feudalism withdrawals,” in which we experience intense desires to

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
03 Jul 2012

Phone Home at a FREE Showing of E.T.– This Thursday Under the Brooklyn Bridge

Summer in New York City means many things to me:  rooftop BBQs, beach trips, pit-stained white tops.  It also means FREE movie screenings in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, which are pretty much the highlight of my summer.  Set against the gorgeous backdrop of the glittering Manhattan skyline, the park’s Movies

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
21 Dec 2011

Get Some Space at reBar in DUMBO

  reBar is nestled on Front St. in DUMBO, and it may seem like a trek to ge there if you  don’t live or work in the area, but after my friend decided to have her birthday celebration there, I’ll definitely be returning. You enter the building and climb the

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
28 Nov 2011

FREE Stenciling and Drinks for Stencil 201 Book Launch Tonight!

If you engaged in any of these Black Friday alternatives, then you know that there are better ways to check off names on your holiday gift-giving list than fighting over the last sweater with a 20% markdown. Coming up with gifts for others, or a nice treat for yourself, can

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 0
01 Jun 2011

Learn to Locavore + FREE Refreshments

Knowing how to eat is all the rage these days. While once our ancestors were content to merely find something edible and then eat it, the infusion of science into our food has created various niche knowledge sets about comestibles that require some pretty dense reading. While we’ve all been

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
20 May 2011

Brooklyn Craft Central Spring Market this Saturday

What better way to embrace the impending apocalypse then to indulge in one of mankind’s best self-serving traits, consumerism. Don’t you want your last moment on earth before we’re plagued by floods, earthquakes and well, plagues to be a day filled with snacking on mini-cupcakes, buying pretty shiny things and

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
16 Apr 2011

Happy Record Store Day

Today is the day where thousands of bespectacled music nerds (myself included) celebrate all things vinyl for National Record Store Day. More then just a music industry sales ploy, hundreds of artists have new special releases and re-releases just for the occasion. Featuring everyone from Bad Brains, Sonic Youth, Fleetwood

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0