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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Ask A Native New Yorker: Am I A Terrible Gentrifier?

Jake Dobkin of Gothamist has a book of advice out (read our interview here) and offered to share his thoughts on the topic that has been driving Brooklyn residents mad over at least the...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

State Lawmakers Can Help You Say ‘I Do’

BROOKLYN — Looking for someone to officiate your wedding? Consider your local state lawmaker. New York State Gov. Cuomo signed legislation to allow state legislatures the authority to officiate weddings. And they have to do it...

BPL Hosts The People’s Ball, A Celebration Of Personal Style And Expression

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Tis the season for holiday parties and dressing up in festive attire, and the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is hosting a free bash "celebrating imagination, style and freedom, with a touch of...

Socceroof Opens 10 Fields In Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK – Socceroof threw its grand opening party in Sunset Park Thursday night. The brand new facilities feature 10 fields, a bar and a rooftop view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan...

A Weed Session Comes to Brooklyn: Everyone Says “Aye”

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - More than 300 people filed into Long Island University’s Kumble Theater Tuesday evening to weigh in on the legalization of recreational marijuana throughout New York State. The forum is part of a...

Fall Shopping: Madewell Launches Men’s Line In Williamsburg, Joybird Lands At City Point &...

WILLIAMSBURG/DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - J. Crew's casual, denim-focused brand, Madewell, launches its first ever menswear collection online today and will preview the line at a pop-up shop in Williamsburg this weekend. From Friday, September 14 through...

The Perfect Fall Weekend for Runners

Daydreaming about fall and perfect running weather? Register for 2018’s BEST fall half marathon: the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon on October 20. Changing fall leaves, crisp air, and a perfect Brooklyn course will...

Just Energy BROOKLYN RUNS 5K Happens October 11, 2018 in Prospect Park

Lace up your sneakers, grab your co-workers and save the date! The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will hold its first-ever corporate run on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. in Prospect Park. The...

After August Comes SepMEMBER at Crunch Flatbush

Gym membership is a pretty personal thing. Everyone is looking for something different. But like being a member of anything, when you find “your people” you’re there for the long haul. Crunch Flatbush is quickly...

Run Your First Half Marathon in Brooklyn

There’s no better time or place than the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon on October 20 for your first half marathon. You’ll remember the experience forever: Starting right in front of the Brooklyn Museum,...

Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn: The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon

The world's only mindful triathlon returns to Brooklyn on Sunday, September 9th. Combining three mindful activities—a 5K run (or walk), DJ-powered yoga class, and guided meditation—in Prospect Park, Wanderlust 108 is the ultimate opportunity...

J. Crew Opens Men’s Shop At Empire Stores

DUMBO - Joining the roster of retails shops and eateries opening up in DUMBO, J. Crew debuts a Men's Shop at 55 Water Street today. Located in the Empire Stores complex by the Brooklyn waterfront,...

here&now puts “living” back in “co-living”

When I first moved to New York I came across the golden unicorn of Brooklyn apartments: a former warehouse in the center of Brooklyn with impossibly cheap rent. It had four bedrooms and a...