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3 Bedroom beauty in Williamsburg right off the Montrose L train!! This pets friendly duplex is Continue reading


The Hipster Civil War – Battle of Bushwick

via New York Post

via New York Post

By Tara Palmeri

It’s the Battle of Bushwick.

The hipsters who settled the Brooklyn neighborhood 10 years ago have declared war on rich kids flocking to new luxury digs on their parents’ dime. Continue reading

Gothamist Has Done it Again!

The 6 Best Unique Dates In NYC

Sure, you could take your special someone to the new Woody Allen film and argue about whether or not it lived up to the hype over a plate of pad thai, but in a city this magnificent, the romantic possibilities are endless. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite unique dates around town—as always, leave yours in the comments.

Randall’s Island (Courtesy sissnitz’s flickr)

RANDALL’S ISLAND: When this strip of land in the East River isn’t packed with people attending mud-saturated concertsquirky art fairs and celebrations of giant slabs of meat, outdoorsy types will discover it’s a pretty romantic spot to spend the afternoon, even if you’re not down with a Parks Department strip party. Head over the RFK Bridge on foot or by bike (you’re supposed to walk your bike over the bridge, but it seems that many scoff at that law without incident), or take the new 103rd Street footbridge if you’re coming from Manhattan. Continue reading

Whitewashed TV Isn’t Just Racist, It’s Boring!

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The Nerds of Color

Originally posted at Salon.com

Perpetuating stereotypes isn’t just immoral — it’s bad TV. That’s why shows like Sleepy Hollow are so crucial.

When I was seven, I asked my mom if I could dye my hair blond and get blue contact lenses. It’s probably the first serious conversation I ever had about my appearance and all I wanted to do was look like Luke Skywalker. I wanted it so badly. She was appalled and I couldn’t understand why. Star Wars was Everything. There were no Latinos running through the halls of the Death Star, blasting storm troopers. Of course I was caught up.

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Police Seek Suspect In Shooting That Wounded Brooklyn Teen

CBS New York

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred in Brooklyn.

Shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday, December 6, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the calf while he was walking in the vicinity of Bergen and Boyland Streets, police said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

Police have asked anyone with information regarding this incident contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS [8477]. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 [CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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Notes from Macauley Culkin’s pizza themed Velvet Underground cover band’s show

via Free Williamsburg

via Free Williamsburg

– @joshmorrissey

How did the hipster burn his mouth? He ate the pizza before it was cool.

Last night much hyped/hated on pizza themed cover band The Pizza Underground played the newish South Williamsburg venue Baby’s All Right. Here’s my notes from the short but fun show: Continue reading

Photos: Bill & Hillary Clinton Went To Bushwick For Pizza At Roberta’s Last Night!

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“Elliot, @liaices, Bill, Hill & Kid. @ Roberta’s Pizza” (chris swanson)

In case you were wondering why Roberta’s Pizza was mysteriously closed for most of yesterday, here’s your answer: Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton were eating pizza in Bushwick last night! Certainly this pizza date was not as history-shaking as some of Bill’s previous pizza dates. Continue reading