I’m sick. I had to come home from work today just because I am that sick. I have a raging cold that I just want to crawl into bed and sleep for a year. But because I cannot breathe out of EITHER nostril, sleep isn’t exactly the most comfortable thing to do right now. So instead I’ll do a blog buzz that has been in progress for over a week. Yeah um, some of this shit is pretty old news already, but I’m too sick and tired to give a crap.
Somebody’s West Indian Nanny is mean to their precious pig-tailed girl at Laundry Land on Eckford. I can’t believe Greenpoint has nannies. What is this Park Slope? – I Saw Your Nanny
“That’s just what everyone calls it, as in ‘Let’s meet at “The Mosque” side of the park,’ ” said Carter, who, along with Holt, runs a business called Brooklyn Novelty.
Um, hello, NO ONE calls it that. First off if there is anything that everyone calls it, it’s The Onion Church. Now see if they would’ve put THAT on there, the bag would’ve been true to the ‘hood. But just for the record, with names like Milton Carter and Derick Holt, I can GUARANTEE they are not from Greenpoint. Very likely not from Brooklyn and shit, I’d even go as far as to say not from New York.
The bodega across the street from my house changed signs and has been doing a little ‘renovating’. Apparently that’s curbed.com worthy. The comments have exploded into drama – what a shocker. – Curbed
The Daily News has an article on how to do Brooklyn for under $100 a day. Suggestions such as staying at the Greenpoint Y and looking for bargain vintage on Franklin St. at Kill Devil Hill antiques for our hood. – NYDN
The financial crisis starts to hit home but the business owners are optimistic. Graham Avenue local businesses who have been in business for twenty years and more are suffering because of trendy shops on the east side of town and skyrocketing rents. – WCBSTV.com
And finally, you wanna learn how to make fancy schmancy ice cream and custard? For only $40 you can! Brooklyn Kitchen is hosting an Artisan Ice Cream with Van Leeuwen class Wednesday night at 6:30pm. – Brooklyn Kitchen