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Picture this: you’re standing at the corner of Lorimer & something in 20-degree January weather. It’s Friday night and you’re trying to get to a bar before all the happy hours end. Your friends are getting cranky, so you give in and head to the nearest generic, overpriced Williamsburg gastropub. Another night out, another wasted opportunity to try the best Brooklyn has to offer. Enter Postcard. The new app, launching at the end of January, is...
Before Prospect Park was Prospect Park, it was covered by a chilly glacial system called the Wisconsin Glacial Episode. As this tremendous chunk of ice began to melt and retreat, it left behind the most expensive sections of the east coast: Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Long Island, Block Island, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. This glacier rough-housed through Central Park, left scratches on the nice rocks there, then fussed around with the dirt in Prospect Park to create the pleasant hills and valleys we...
Bad news for umbrella men: The sharing economy has come for them. In the latest iteration of what has also been called (mostly by Margaret Eby and myself) the "stranger economy," an umbrella sharing app is seeking funding on Kickstarter. Called Umbrella Here, the app functions as a small, light-up plastic donut placed on the pointed tip of a user's umbrella, which alerts nearby umbrellaless Umbrella Here users of its availability. Umbrella Here is...
Do you ever wake up and feel lonely? Bored by your boring old alarm? Positively ennui'd by the utter nihilism of the snooze button? Do you ever wish you could awake to the voice of a total stranger, somewhere in the world, asking you questions or telling you a story—all before you've had so much as a drop of coffee? If you answered "Yes" to even one of those questions, there's an app for that!...

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