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Archives for February 2012
Today is Fat Tuesday, which means that people from all over will be coming to Greenpoint, New York City’s most Polish neighborhood, for the most authentic paczki available. For Polish Americans, Fat Tuesday (the day before Ash Wednesday) is also known as Paczki Day because according to tradition, households must use up the sugar, eggs, […]
The new Shins video for “Simple Song” is all about James Mercer’s death. It’s about a dysfunctional family, bad childhood memories and playing one last prank on your family after you’re gone. Posthumous pranks are the best pranks, probably. Watch the teaser below. Download the whole thing for free from iTunes. The new Shins record […]
I’ve spent years living in North Brooklyn but I really didn’t know anything about it until I was able to see how it was portrayed by 2 Broke Girls, a hackneyed, LA-filmed sitcom created by the “brain” behind Sex and the City and the “brain” behind Whitney. This column will keep track of all the […]
A truck’s overturned load shut down westbound traffic on the Williamsburg Bridge at around 5:50 this morning, according to reports. The truck happened to be carrying broccoli. Don’t worry, the driver wasn’t hurt. Clearing the truck took twenty minutes.
Maya Rudolph killed it hosting Saturday Night Live last night. Justin Timberlake popped in on a couple sketches; most notably, to do a refreshingly great Bon Iver impression. The white butler was really into it. Watch below: There was at least one very enthusiastic, surprisingly still awake fan of the impersonation:
Wires Under Tension simply destroyed at 285 Kent last Saturday. Watch a 2 song video edit of their performance below.
Kinda NSFW. [via]
In case you missed the show (which was great!):
The city has issued a call for proposals to turn the McCarren Park pool into an ice skating rink to operate annually from October to March. I got my hands on on the RFP, published two weeks ago, “for the development, operation, and maintenance of a seasonal ice rink at McCarren Park Pool, Brooklyn, NY.” […]