Oct 8, 2021
Brooklyn Tweets of the Week: The borough gets philosophical—and spooky
Fall is in the air! Here's a roundup of (some of) our favorite locally sourced tweets for the week ending October 8
This week we’re peeping leaves and at least one Flatbush home that has really leaned into Halloween. Also, our tweeters are pondering: Does Brooklyn most resemble an early aughts romcom, cheugy San Francisco 2.0, or downtown Shenzhen?
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!
my fave prospect park tree aggressively leaning into fall this weekend 🥺 pic.twitter.com/p8WWGCkvbp
— Emma Goldberg (@emmabgo) October 3, 2021
If you live in east flatbush, you know this house!! https://t.co/bwUCBRJld5
— are you dumb? (@cliffatina) October 5, 2021
walking through Cobble Hill, I feel like an extra in an early aughts romcom starring two white middle schoolers
— brandon caruso (@blackguid0) October 6, 2021
Prospect Heights is possibly the most cheugy place on planet earth aside from San Francisco.
A small child in an NPR shirt just came up to me and tried to steal my kettle chip.
— Jonathan Marty (@gradepending_) October 2, 2021
Pretty incredible how the Williamsburg waterfront looks like a crummier downtown Shenzhen pic.twitter.com/6juMDjNWBs
— Joe Bernstein (@Bernstein) October 2, 2021
girlies be like nyc is not ready for us like nyc has never seen 10 harry styles fans in head to toe shein walking around williamsburg
— elham (@elhammohamud) October 2, 2021
This is not a liminal space this is bushwick https://t.co/RJd6vzvN8e
— Ⓜ️💲 (@marksnotnice) October 7, 2021
I hope they make Ella Emhoff’s bodyguards dress like Bushwick guys
— rachel (@rachelmillman) October 2, 2021
Shout out to the person alone in a folding chair in Prospect Park, having a phone conversation about refusing to pay a dollar a piece for Cialis. Go get it friend!
— Sara Nics (@saranics) October 3, 2021
NFT dudes be like “laugh at me all you want, I’m the only one who owns the Brooklyn Bridge 😏”
— The Flight of Thiccarus (@TheLotusYeeter) October 3, 2021
Always love Sunday open streets in BedStuy. We got a church blasting “O Happy Day,” the Nigerian place down the block booming Burna Boy, there’s an old dj rockin New Jack Swing with the corner family bbq, and somebody just rolled thru bumping Pachelbel’s Canon in D in their car.
— N. K. Jemisin (@nkjemisin) October 3, 2021
it is 9 am on a thursday in the year 2021 and all i can think about at this moment is how mad i still am that they closed fun time USA in sheepshead bay
— lau lau (@laurapyee) October 7, 2021
For as many journalists live in Prospect Heights, it’s incredible how many local news stories get its geography quite wrong
— Allison McCartney (@anmccartney) October 7, 2021
I can eavesdrop on someone’s convo in Williamsburg and 9/10 times it’s about rebuilding their brand identity
— Natalie Johnson (@nataliejohnsonm) October 6, 2021
men in east williamsburg hit on me by like.. talking about my ass. men in bedstuy hit on me by telling me they want to ‘open every single car door for you for the rest of time’
— one woman cult (@clickholebot) October 5, 2021
it’s an intimidatingly beautiful morning at fort greene park 🌞 pic.twitter.com/c91GJoelvS
— Stathi Patseas (@StathiPatseas) October 2, 2021
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