What’s your next six seconds looking like? If you like prizes, you may want to consider breaking out your iPhone, downloading the Vine app and going Steven Spielberg on all your friends. This Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Bat Haus, the Vine Film Festival is giving out prizes for the best Vine flicks in all genres. Shoot your movie, tag it with the hashtag #tinylittlevideos and get ready to make your acceptance speech. Awards and booze supplied by The Bronx Brewery, Kave Cafe, Northeast Kingdom and Miles Bar. Projections will be looped on the walls throughout the night, and there will be a special screening from Smash TV. Is that not enough fun? We know it is, but there’s an after party at The Rookery that’s going to take it up a notch just as the festival is winding down, so why not go? We’re unsure about a red carpet, but we’d say dress to the nines.
I’m not anti-television, but my son just doesn’t watch very much, mostly because the TV doesn’t get turned on until evenings to watch Broad City and Boardwalk Empire, and unfortunately, by then, my 4-year-old is asleep. In preparation for visiting the exhibit, “Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, […]
It’s going to be a Brooklyn homecoming of sorts for critically-acclaimed performers Laura Cantrell and Jennifer O’Connor, when both artists perform at Rough Trade NYC on Oct. 27. Cantrell, who is also best known as the host of The Radio Thrift Shop show on WFMU, makes music that that sounds like traditional country did years before […]
Sometimes I lie awake at night thinking of eating an entire crack pie from Momofuko Milk Bar or One Girl Cookies’ vanilla cake with raspberry jam filling and delectable buttercream. But when it comes to my son and his upcoming 5th birthday, he’s not as impressed with the gourmet sweets. In fact, the cake tasting is not even part […]
According to The The New York Times, 39 million iPhone 6s have been sold so far, and while I know plenty of iPhonephiles eagerly awaiting their new phone (or who have one in hand after waiting in line at the Apple Store) no one I know has bought a protective case. The problem with iPhone cases […]
Dear Holly, I own a small construction company here in Brooklyn. I often sub contract services so I’m constantly negotiating and managing contracts. I can honestly say that I hate to negotiate, and that it’s probably the most challenging part of my job. Do you have any advice on how I can become a better […]