With power still out to many offices in Manhattan, here’s how displaced NYC workers are getting things done.
On Brooklyn’s wrecked coastline.
It should go without saying if your tap water looks like this, it is not safe to drink. Update! Most likely rust, not sewage.
Carcinogens vs. gentrification.
The glitziest state senate candidate tries to bar The Jewish Channel from covering her fundraiser after she didn’t attend their debate.
I mean, there aren’t any games for them to play right now because of the lockout, but — still exciting!
Is this a Portlandia skit? This will either make you want to touch beards all day or gouge your eyes out.
Dr. Dre had his Tupac hologram at Coachella, so naturally Hova had to go and one up him at the opening of the Barclays Center.
And even with Jay-Z reportedly advising the design, they are super boring.
You really shouldn’t look too closely at anything while waiting for your train. Just play your video game, and DON’T LOOK. (via newyorkshitty.com)
On September 6, caternet history was made when the cat tumblr Cash Cats had a real life art show at The Dumbo Loft in Brooklyn. Here are the best photos from their celebration of the one purrcent.
I had no idea that all I had to do to work in pro sports was hang out outside sushi restaurants. DAMMIT.
The pinkest candidate in America is hard at work on the stump. She does plan to endorse Mitt Romney.
22-year-old Brooklynite Mindy Meyer is running on the Republican and Conservative party lines. Her website features leopard print text, animated GIFs and a soundtrack by LMFAO.
Wheatpaste Snapped in Williamsburg Brooklyn, of course. (via aardvarknyc.com)
Two things that are apparently never going away: everyone’s opinion of Lena Dunham’s HBO series “Girls,” and the “shit girls say” meme. Here, they finally come together.
At the corner of Adams Street and the Fulton Street Mall in Brooklyn, people have expressed one thing they would to do before they die. You can have your own: here is a Before I die kit.
Attention, Brooklynites: your borough has just been desecrated. Brace yourselves — you’re about to feel like residents of the Jersey Shore probably feel every time Snooki and The Situation get airtime on MTV.
A week ago, “Jersey Shore” ended and if you still have a guido-sized hole in your heart, rejoice: “Brooklyn 11223” premieres tonight.
I’m really digging this music video for ‘The Future’ from Jascha’s new album. It’s both beautiful and completely depressing, which is sort of perfect as the song is about lost love and based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Orpheus, the great musician and poet, must walk up from the underworld with the ghost of his love trailing behind him. If he emerges without looking at her, she’ll be resurrected. But if he turns… well, you’ll see. (via waterboundpictures.com)
According to redditor Hollyholidayz a woman brought a dead baby, carried in a stroller, onto the Brooklyn bound L train last night. The train was subsequently stopped around 6:45 p.m. at the 1st Avenue station where police took over the investigation. No official reports have been released at this time. (via reddit.com)
February 15th, 2012 marks just another day in paradise, as a Brooklyn-based fan club preps for the 6th annual Phil Collins Day with a parade and interactive confessional booth.
The first Occupy keg party will be in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this weekend. The revolution will not be remembered the next day.
Seriously, this is all Brooklyn has to offer. You’d really hate it. Please don’t move here. (via thefrisky.com)
The Soup has decided to check in on former rapper Vanilla Ice to see what he’s been up to. He’s decided to turn to the indie music industry because like him in that ironic ‘90’s sort of way. Plus, disposable incomes!
Girl Walk//All Day is a crazy amazing feature-length dance music video set to Girl Talk’s latest album All Day. Put on your comfy pants and clear some space, because it is hard to sit still while watching these kids dance it out.
From a Tumblr called Hey Girl, I Belong To The Park Slope Coop. Don’t worry…you needn’t intimately follow the sordid political machinations behind a specific food cooperative in Brooklyn to find this funny. Elitist alternative grocery stores are universally silly the world over.
Spotted at a bar bathroom in Brooklyn. Don’t want to get any Santorum in your beer.