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One winter not long ago, I got in a taxi somewhere near Penn Station—I think. The memory is hazy. Whatever caused that haziness might have prompted my taxi driver to ask right away, “Are you excited for tomorrow?” To which I answered, “…huh?” Not a single thing seemed special. “For SantaCon!” he responded, as if I were wearing a fur-lined red jacket, which I was not. Whatever it was about my person that made him think I'd be into...
SummerScreen, that good ol' free summer film series in McCarren Park, is just around the corner, and this year we're celebrating its 10th anniversary!  In honor of this milestone, Brooklyn Magazine and Summerscreen are calling all DIY filmmakers for a chance to have their work screened in front of the 5,000 some-odd people that come out to these films every week. So, you're a filmmaker and you're like, "Tell me more! Tell me more!" Great, no problem: Create an original...
I know, right? It's true, though! An all-affordable development at 59 Frost Street, near the southern border of McCarren Park, is under construction and may be renting as early as February 2015. The new building will be pretty much equidistant from the neighborhood's two new Starbucks locations, which only underscores its dire necessity. The project is being developed by Dunn Development Corporation, a Brooklyn-based development firm specializing in affordable and supportive housing in New York...
If you’ve spent too many nights bowling (and enjoying the post-bowling Viking-themed fantasies) may we suggest you mix it up and join us at SummerScreen tonight for The Big Lebowski. Pull on your favorite bathrobe and pajama pants, pregame with a White Russian and head on over to McCarren Park. And if you’re looking for a ride home, make sure to sign up for a chance to win a free(!) bike courtesy of Ride...

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