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Brooklyn New Yorkers: it could have been worse

Today, in two-day old news, there’s the notion that the New Jersey Nets are thinking of becoming the Brooklyn New Yorkers. The name, the domain, and three trademark logos have been registered through various outlets. There’s no telling who put these out there, and it’s equally likely to be a hoax, a reality, or a [...]

Park Slope plane crash

Speaking of planes and New York, The Brooklyn Paper had a look back yesterday, around the 50th anniversary of United flight 826, which crashed in Park Slope – at 123 & 126 Sterling Place (near 7th Avenue) to be specific. The United jet collided mid-air with a smaller TWA plane over Staten Island. The pilot [...]

I’m cheering for you, Kyle the Peanut Vendor!

Guys! Kyle the peanut vendor—you know, from Brooklyn Cyclones games?—is duing the city for $3 million dollars! According to the Daily News, which I originally read from Gothamist, unicyclist/circus performer (and entertaining 7th inning juggler/peanut vendor at Brooklyn Cyclones games) Kyle Peterson was ticketed back in December 2007 for riding his unicycle on the sidewalk. [...]

How-To: Name Your Business

I see this vehicle a couple times a month here in Sunset Park. I’m hoping it’s a spy van.

Brooklyn Space Administration

This father and sons lauched an HD camera into space on a weather balloon. And what came out of it is really cool. Homemade Spacecraft from Luke Geissbuhler on Vimeo. PS: Did I mention they’re from Brooklyn? (via Ee!!!)

A very windy Thursday night

Here are some post-storm photos Jillian took last night in Park Slope.

Brooklyn tornado

Everyone has their Double Rainbow All the Way moments, and for these guys it was the Bushwick Tornado.

It’s a workday for my local street preacher.

When you have the Word inside you, you best bring your bullhorn and your A game.

A sky like dormroom art

The sky over last Friday night’s Brooklyn Cyclones game looked like a Maxfield Parrish poster. And then Eevin and I wondered if Parrish is to arty teen girls as MC Escher is to arty teen boys.

At the Bklyn Museum

Don’t eat off that yonic plate, Virginia!

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