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Margaret Eby

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Be careful who you pick a drunken fight with, or you might end up in the hospital. An argument at Divine Bar and Grill in Bushwick in the wee hours of Monday/late hours of Sunday, or the time you are most likely to be depressed about having to go to work the next morning, led to a violent incident between two women. One of them was slashed in the face so seriously that she...
Just yesterday—yesterday, people—we reminded you not to walk between the subway cars. Yes, your car may smell bad and/or have a lunatic in it, but it's usually worth it to breath into your shirt and wait until the next stop. Because, like this poor woman, you could end up falling between the cars and getting crushed by the speeding train. Or you could be someone who dies because they tried to take a quick...
Remember how there's going to be no weekend L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan for six weeks? Oh yes, just as you are ready to throw that peacoat in storage for six months and frolic outside (read: mid-April), it will be that much more difficult to get out of the borough. That's a problem for us mortals just trying to get eggs with friends on the weekend, but it's much worse for Williamsburg businesses,...
Though the Brooklyn-specific board or card game closest to our hearts has to be the Bushwick Board Game, there might be room for this: Cards Against Brooklyn, a proposed unofficial "expansion pack" for the party game Cards Against Humanity. For those unfamiliar with Cards Against Humanity: Imagine Apples to Apples where a possible answer was "waking up half-naked in a Denny's parking lot." The expansion is being funded through Kickstarter by Long Islander Michael Sarrantonio,...