The Daily Photo + Links


Photo © Geralyn Shukwit City’s Schools Share Space, and Bitterness, With Charters  [NYPost] Community Board Blocks Chasidic Developers Project Rose Plaza  [Vosizneias] New Bike Lane for Williamsburg Street  [Brownstoner] Sonic Youth: Old Rockers Harnessing the Old Power  [NYT]

What to Wear: Thanksgiving Fashion

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My fashion blogger life got changed from something descending from the heavens. By “something,” I mean my folks. According to my parents, seeing the Big Apple for the first time, not to mention paying me my first visit since moving to the city two years ago, apparently called for plenty of clothing from my one-time more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo © Geralyn Shukwit Community Board Rejects “Rose Plaza” Waterfront Towers  [BrooklynPaper] Kane & Couture Hosts the Grand Opening of Kiki’s Pet Spa  [marketwire] Brooklyn Man Gives Thanks by Feeding Fellow Homeless  [DailyNews] Jonathan Lethem at Greenpoint’s Word Bookstore Sunday  [BrooklynPaper]

Keanu Reeves Visits Greenpoint Reformed Church Soup Kitchen


Photo: Philip Mauro In this photo (and it’s not photo-shopped!) Pastor Ann Kansfield of the Greenpoint Reformed Church is in the company of two very big movie stars: Keanu Reeves and Vera Farmiga who stopped by the Greenpoint Reformed Church Soup Kitchen, earlier today, to lend some support before the Kitchen’s Thanksgiving meal was served. Reeves more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: © Geralyn Shukwit Stolen Vehicle Crashes into Building, 3 Injured  [WPIX] Competitive Skee-ball League Forming  [YourNabe] Woodhull Releases Cookbook Good Enough to Eat  [YourNabe] A Piano Bar Grows in Brooklyn  [NYT]

Fashion Sense: Brought to You by the Letter “F”


My blog post today features a Williamsburg-based fashion social media site Fashism (turns fashion criticism on its head) where users can rank each others’ outfits. Think of it as a way for people to Digg your Style. Here’s a Q & A with Fashism co-founder Brooke Moreland. WG: How did you get the idea to launch more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo © Geralyn Shukwit Drama, Comedy at Broadway Triangle Hearing  [YourNabe] Bigger Sidewalks, Better Bike Lanes, Safer Streets  [streetsblog] A Departing Council Member in Search of a Quo for His Quid  [Observer] Brooklyn Bowl to Host All-Ukulele Beatles Tribute  [BrooklynPaper]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo © Geralyn Shukwit The First Miss G Train Crowned  [flavorwire] Brooklyn siblings strike a chord with TV series on food & music  [NYPost] Fat Camp for Fido in Greenpoint  [NYPost] Robert Sietsema’s Ten Best Williamsburg Restaurants  [VillageVoice]