Jul 30, 2021
Brooklyn Tweets of the Week: Borough heroes with baguettes, free rides, and roller skates
Not all heroes wear capes. A roundup of (some of) our favorite locally sourced tweets for the week ending July 30.
Not all heroes wear capes. Some rock a pink cowboy hat.
This week we are singing the praises of Brooklyn’s actual finest, in tweets: There’s the carb0-loaded firefighter in Williamsburg, for example. And there’s the bodega guy whose hospitality extends beyond his door. And the lady who gave away her flame-emblazoned roller skates in Bushwick.
If you see something, say something: Be sure to tag us if you see anything that should be noted next week. Have a great weekend! Maybe we’ll see you out and about.
Saw a firefighter in full gear carrying an armful of freshly baked baguettes today in Williamsburg…very good pic.twitter.com/XfnA5h97Xy
— Jenna Wang (@jennaorwell) July 24, 2021
A pretty well known journalist asked me today if he could borrow my baby to pick up girls in Prospect Park
— Joe Bernstein (@Bernstein) July 24, 2021
my bodega guy was driving by & saw me getting a city bike and he was like stop no where are you going I’ll take u. So I got a lovely air conditioned ride to my wax appointment in park slope pic.twitter.com/3BAVsaGiDH
— phebe (@phd_mystery) July 27, 2021
going to the beach where you get younger (at brighton beach, getting botox)
— annie (@thisyearsgurl) July 25, 2021
Bushwick is wild, I complimented some girl on her pink cowboy hat, which led to her giving me a pair of rollerskates with flames on them, and now I’m skating home pic.twitter.com/p412c5gzzh
— zach katz (@z_a_c_h_k_a_t_z) July 29, 2021
the Bed Stuy Home Depot parking lot is without a doubt the most apocalyptic place in New York
— nolan (@anxiousdeluxe) July 24, 2021
Lmfaoooooo it’s giving dyker/bay ridge energy https://t.co/ArWMkjWyDY
— welp (@dijeloquedije_) July 29, 2021
it’s a beautiful day in Bushwick! the young man exclaimed as he stood on the corner of flushing and evergreen, flies buzzing around the pigeon carcass and spilled chicken and rice on the sidewalk
— Cale Hawkins (@calehawkins) July 24, 2021
Good morning from me and the coolest car in Park Slope pic.twitter.com/X0UrOFUzCy
— Elizabeth Gough-Gordon (@meesfit) July 29, 2021
(my quip when asked about “writer’s block” is that it is a very expensive block of real estate in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
yes you may quote without attribution.) https://t.co/wXEFKBDeeF
— Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates) July 25, 2021
— MARK (@Coffinessence) July 22, 2021
Cormorants “gular fluttering”. They do this to maintain their proper temperature. A very hot day today in Prospect Park. pic.twitter.com/Nsljkbhy5I
— Tony (@Tparkslope) July 26, 2021
Williamsburg, Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/rJSRD1axvx
— Andrea (@teachbk) July 25, 2021
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