Duane Reade Infilitrates Williamsburg By Adding A Beer Bar

Duane Reade Infilitrates Williamsburg By Adding A Beer Bar

When Duane Reade announced it wanted to open a store in the hip poseur enclave neighborhood of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, it faced stiff opposition from locals and bloggers who feared it would destroy the area’s charm and drive a nearby local pharmacy out of business. So the pharmacy chain bought over the natives with beer. [More]

Brooklyn Bar Has Disturbingly Specific Dress Code

Brooklyn Bar Has Disturbingly Specific Dress Code

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Electronics Store Implements Tastiest Return Policy Ever

Electronics Store Implements Tastiest Return Policy Ever

Our former sibling site Gizmodo recently posted the return policy section of a receipt from Mikey’s Hook Up in Brooklyn. Whimsical in-joke or cruel anti-consumer policy? You be the judge.

Investments Are Down – Won't You Hire A Poor Trust-Funder?

It’s the end of an era. The parentally-subsidized idle urbanites of New York aren’t getting the fundage they used to, and they have to get paying jobs now. Or move in with their parents. (Here I thought living with my parents after college was too much parental subsidy.) While Gawker’s coverage of this story is not to be missed, let’s look at it through a Consumerist lens, shall we?

IDT Prowling Williamsburg Tonight

Jack, a resident of the Williamsburg borough of Brooklyn, writes:

Tats Cru Sprays for Pay in Williamsburg Again

Tats Cru Sprays for Pay in Williamsburg Again

The ‘graffiti’ ad for the Hummer H3 by the Bronx-based ‘Tats Cru’ wasn’t well-received. While it started out relatively clean (and nice looking, if we had to be honest), but the residents of the neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, quickly made their feelings about “STREET.ART” known. (Did you know that “Hummer = Death?” We learn from graffiti every day.)

Hipsters Speak: Stupid Rent!

basically i’m considering blowing off my rent for the last two months on my lease and saving the money on a new, nicer place. i’m just trying to cover the stupid broker fee that i would otherwise not be able to come up with in time.