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Brie Roche Lilliott

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The supper club has become commonplace in Brooklyn—a gathering of individuals usually with some strange commonality (like your sister’s yoga teacher’s paleo-diet buddies), who pay for a set menu at someone’s Greenpoint loft or rented out vegan bistro. But Josh Treuhaft, creator of Salvage Supperclub and recent graduate from the School of Visual Arts, has reinvented the model with an eco-friendly twist. Last week, the latest incarnation of the Salvage Supperclub, which Treuhaft began back...
It’s the middle of July, my AC-free bedroom has risen to an ungodly temperature, and with sweat dripping through my eyebrows I realize that I’ve run out of clean underwear. For the past two weeks I had been living out of a single trash bag of clothes, and now on top of the stagnant stench from wearing the same five dresses day after day, I’m walking through the Atlantic Avenue station wearing swimsuit bottoms...
The hand of gentrification continues to reach further and further into Brooklyn, and now it seems Sunset Park is the newest Brooklyn neighborhood to face impending consumer-based development. Fulfilling promises made during campaigning, Bill de Blasio’s administration is funneling $100 million into renovating the Brooklyn Army Terminal, a space now housing predominantly warehouses and local manufacturers.  Meanwhile, a few blocks north, Sunset Park’s 6 million-square-foot Industry City is being transformed into the next Chelsea...
It's becoming more and more clear that we're approaching the precipice of widespread legal marijuana legislation. We’ve read countless reports about the improving economies of our grassier, 420-friendly destinations like Colorado and Washington, and even the New York Times has come out in support of marijuana legalization. And, as if any more incentive was needed, it turns out that New York has seen a 220% increase of synthetic weed hospitalizations in the first half of...

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