Photo by Erik Witsoe on Unsplash When it comes to watching movies, you can’t beat this time of year. Autumn festival season begins, nostalgic titles play across theaters large and small, and people finally want to watch them indoors. (I’m sorry, but outdoor screenings are just not as satisfying as the cinema experience #controversialopinion.) It also […]
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Today marks one year after Hurricane María made landfall in Puerto Rico. Join organizers from UPROSE Brooklyn today at 6 PM in Union Square for a demonstration showing solidarity and support for a just recovery on the island. Tonight’s speakers include Caridad de la Luz “La Bruja,” Elizabeth Yeampierre, Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez, Roberto Mukaro Borrero, […]
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The best free events happening July 20th-22nd, compiled by Nooklyn Agent Kari Langslet. The World Cup might be over, but there’s still plenty to do this weekend. Grab your sunglasses, a few friends, and skip the sunscreen because we’ve got you covered! (Just kidding, don’t do that.) Friday, July 20th, 2018 Outdoor Screening: Fences (W 135th […]
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This list was compiled and written by Nooklyn Agent Kari Langslet. Photo by Mike Chavarri on Unsplash We’ve rounded up some of the best free events happening this weekend, so grab your sunscreen, sunglasses, and a few friends and have some fun in the summer sun! Friday, June 29th, 2018 Outdoor Screening: E.T. (McKinley Park, Brooklyn) 8:30–10:30 […]
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This list was compiled and written by Nooklyn Agent Kari Langslet. Photo by Stig Ottesen on Unsplash Arguably the coolest part about living in New York City is that there is always something going on; art shows, concerts, block parties, even movies in the park. What makes it even better? A lot of events in the […]
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Join Nooklyn at the 7th Annual Block Party on Saturday, June 2nd from 10 AM-6 PM. We’re giving away 2 VIP tickets — read on to find out how to enter! Founded in 2011 by Joe Ficalora, The Bushwick Collective is a neighborhood institution that brings the world’s best street artists to the once-bare walls of Bushwick. […]
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Image Courtesy of The Women’s March The idea of dedicating a day to women and their voices has been around since the early 1900s, when gender equality movements picked up steam in parts of the industrialized world. And for generations since, women everywhere have been working tirelessly to tighten the gap, facing immense opposition and systemic […]
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I’m not going to lie, my nerves reached a high point going into NYC’s 2018 Women’s March on the morning of January 20th. Despite the traction that this new era of feminism has built in the last year alone, I couldn’t shake the fear that our momentum had diminished. That complacency had taken over, and […]
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We may be on our way out of last week’s freeze, but many New Yorkers continue to face long days and nights out in the cold. Homelessness rates in NYC have been at an all-time high since 2016, with the city’s shelter census exceeding 62,000 people according to the Coalition for the Homeless’ 2017 State […]
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Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash That dreaded question on the group chat: What do you want to do this weekend? I’ve talked to a lot of people recently about how bored they are with the tired routine of social activities: drinks, dinner, drinks, dinner, shopping, yoga, drinks, dinner. Rinse and repeat. It has me thinking that […]
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