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Now there's a bar that caters to the type of person who never misses an opportunity to bring up how superior whatever bucolic hick parade/sprawling suburgatory/lesser metropolis they came from is to New York City! Kilo Bravo, a Williamsburg bar with a menu of 50 cocktails to represent each state, has just unintentionally created a watering hole for all the worst people in Brooklyn. Naturally, we have nothing against Kilo Bravo, which sounds perfectly harmless:...
Artists are so annoying, you guys—always crashing the parties you throw celebrating the construction of 700-unit luxury rental developments that will almost certainly contribute to their eventual displacement, regardless of the fact that you gave them free food from trucks (artists like food trucks, right?!) and even had the decency made your extremely loud construction site slightly prettier!! Artists: Just the worst. Last week, more than a dozen Gowanus artists crashed a party for the...
THE LIFE OF A STYLIST—or style blogger, or fashion photographer, or wardrobe consultant, or whatever you want to call it, really—is one that’s been increasingly visible, even to the less fashionable among us. Here are five Brooklynites, shot on their home turf, who have succeeded in the notoriously choosy fashion industry, be it in personal style blogging, magazine editorial, or simply having some of social media’s most enviable presences, discussing their careers, fashion in...
We've officially entered fall preview season, which means it's time to inflate your brain to maximum information-holding capacity: New York Magazine just unveiled a massive fall retail preview, and—surprise!—a lot of the stores are in Brooklyn. Surprise #2: Not all of them are located in Williamsburg! This fall, prepare yourselves (and your sweater budgets) for a boutique inside a Bed-Stuy brownstone, a clearance-only Neiman Marcus in Brooklyn Heights, and yes, that J. Crew in Williamsburg you've...