Woman Tears Down Memorial Because 'There's Been Enough Mourning'

When 12-year-old Sammy Cohen Eckstein was tragically killed three months ago by a driver in Park Slope, his family and friends put up a memorial to honor him. It's been up (apparently without incident) ever since. Well, until a woman who, according to Gothamist, is also a member of the neighborhood decided there had… » 1/18/14 6:20pm 1/18/14 6:20pm

Brooklyn Parents Finally Prove They Are the Absolute Worst

A debate has erupted on Park Slope Parents, the notorious parental hellhole, that is so ridiculous it actually makes you want to cry. Mostly you want to cry because they're trying to take ice cream away from children. But you also want to cry because if this is how much parents are babying their children, we are… » 4/02/12 10:00am 4/02/12 10:00am

People Mad at Cafe for Not Showing Enough Nudity


Usually it's people complaining that art shows too much skin and trying to bring more censorship into the picture. But there's a been a refreshing—if somewhat ridiculous—reversal at one Brooklyn cafe. The Tea Lounge, which is in the very child-friendly neighborhood of Park Slope, attempted to make itself less… » 1/23/12 10:20am 1/23/12 10:20am

Hollywood's Women Problem Is A Case Of Arrested Development

There are few good parts for women in Hollywood right now. This is an incontrovertible fact. When you become a woman of a certain age, somewhere after 30 and before the hot flashes begin, there are no parts at all. Karen Allen, 56, who will be in the new Indiana Jones movie reprising her role as the plucky Marion… » 5/19/08 1:30pm 5/19/08 1:30pm