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A "Jordans store" is exactly what you hope it is: Jordans as in Air Jordans, as in the crazy collectible line of Nike sneakers by Michael Jordan that are so beloved that they're able to sustain their very own, brand-specific secondhand store. Jordan Heads Brooklyn, an "all Air Jordan boutique," is now open on Malcolm X Boulevard in Bed-Stuy. Jordan Heads Brooklyn is essentially a Michael Jordan fan store. Though they will specialize in Air Jordans...
So. You're walking down the street, looking at your phone, obviously—looking at New York is for tourists, not New Yorkers!—and out of your peripheral smartphone vision you see a hot pair of shoes. You give this hot shoe situation a lightning-quick up-down, and see they're attached to a hot person! A person who is now walking away from you, into your long list of missed opportunities. What now?! You can't just go up to...
This is the perfect time of year to revisit classic scary movies—Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream—but something about walking home to the train instead of climbing the stairs out of your parents' basement in the 'burbs takes some of the spook out of the experience. The suburbs are scary, sure—where else can you walk around in a mechanic's jumpsuit and a horrifying mask without anyone looking twice at you?—but there's no shortage of things...
Early Sunday morning, two women were leaving One Last Shag, a gay bar on Franklin Avenue in Bed-Stuy, when a man shouted "derogatory comments about their sexual orientation" and punched both of them. This is only the latest in a recent series of antigay violence in the borough, including the assault of a gay man in the hallway of his apartment building, the verbal harassment and shooting of what appeared to be a man...

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