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Nikita Richardson

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Nikita is a recent graduate of NYU's graduate school of journalism where she studied Magazine Writing. She started out as a blogger, but has moved into long-form journalism and hopes one day to work as an editor.
Illustration by Thoka Maer IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, the Brooklyn name is a profitable one. But therein lies the problem: Too many businesses and people who aren’t even remotely associated with the borough want in on that success. So, who better to offer a solution to the issue than Brooklyn’s own Chamber of Commerce, which recently teamed up with NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service to establish the Brooklyn Made certification program, protecting brands that...
In the interest of keeping you all up-to-date on our favorite food happenings, here’s a short rundown of local food news from the week. We schooled you all in what merits authentic moonshine. Hint: If it's being made legally, it probably ain't moonshine. We dropped by the amazing Gowanus offices of Farmigo, an online farmer's market that hosts a monthly meet-up series on "hacking" the food system. Want to get your chicken and waffle fix?...
After nearly back-to-back incidences of people climbing the suspension cables of the Brooklyn Bridge, the NYPD has officially had it with the stunts. Starting immediately, it'll be near-impossible to do so without some sort of superpower. According to the Post, the NYPD will now post officers at the security gates at the base of the suspension cables. Why they didn't do this before is beyond us. The decision came after two separate incidences wherein foreign visitors climbed...
Just last night, the Brooklyn Cyclones hosted a Nickelodeon-themed night, featuring a first pitch from Kel Mitchell, slime and a live game of Double Dare!. But it seems like we haven't quite gotten the nostalgia out of our systems yet: In November, the totally real house band from the Adventures of Pete and Pete are going on a small national tour and they're coming to Brooklyn. According to Uproxx, on November 21, Knitting Factory will host a live...

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