Still not convinced that crime blotters should be witty. Thanks, Brooklyn Paper. Here’s this week’s writeup.
Not included is my favorite Etsy store. Super cute felted iPod/camera/gadget cases and other craft goodies. If you don’t see something you like, you can always contact the seller to request something! Also, this dress. LOVE it! Want it!
We all know about gentrification in Brooklyn, but how often do we hear from the people who actually live in these neighborhoods? Brooklyn Based talked to real life residents of the latest up-and-coming BK ‘hood, with great accompanying photos.
Update: Today, Brownstoner picked up the post and there’s an active comment thread!
Check out my suggestions for a lovely little picnic in Dumbo on brooklynbased.net here.
I’ve heard rumors but now it appears to be true, per Gothamist. MTV will be shooting their 21st season of “The Real World” (can someone explain to me how they’ve done 21 seasons in 16 years?) in my neighborhood. Sheesh.