Williamsburg Outerwear Part Deux: In the Pink

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So the stars have it. In my last installment I predicted (with tongue in cheek) that outerwear street style would get hit with a dash of color as we move out of an astrological cusp and into the month of Aquarius. And well, astrological doubters out there, you better brush up on your star charts more…

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Kevin Demaria

photo by: Kevin Demaria. The changing culture of women day laborers  [NYT] Weekend: A ‘souper’ pub quiz; poker tournament; & more…  [Greenpointers] UFOs spotted over Brooklyn!?  [WPIX] Photography Benefit for Hatian Earthquake Relief @ YES Gallery 2nite  [TheFader] Robot band backs Pat Metheny on “Orchestrion” tour  [Wired]

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Greg Lindquist

Photo: Kevin Demaria Slideshow and Tell @ Pete’s & Bar Matchless / 2night  [BrokeAssStuart] Is “Helpster” the new “Hipster?”  [NYPress] City Reliquary needs your help (and can help you get a date!)  [YourNabe] RED Nite at 9inety North 5th for “groundbreaking” networking  [BrooklynEagle]

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Greg Lindquist

Monument to Open Sky | Oil and metallic on linen / by Greg Lindquist. Free English classes for adults at PS110  [Greenpointers] Greenpoint’s pickle startup taking their brine nationwide come spring  [NYDailyNews] Video: No truce at Bedford Ave. Bike Lane Debates  [Gothamist] Brooklyn represents at Empire State Building Run-up  [YourNabe] A look at G-free weekends: more…

Williamsburg Outerwear: Black on Black

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So all of you out there in interwebs land—that is to say, my Twitter followers—have figured out that I’ve been a bit out of commission. I was hit by a car a couple of weeks back and have been recovering. For this reason, I have not been out and about in the fair neighborhoods of more…

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Kelly Sturhahn

Untitled (Greenpoint), 2009, ink and wash on paper / by Kelly Sturhahn. Senate candidate Ford courts Lopez in Williamsburg  [YourNabe] Bedford bike lane disputants agree to disagree/reconvene  [BrooklyntheBorough] Jane’s Closet opens in Williamsburg’s fashion district  [PRNewswire] Barcade and residences located on former burial ground  [ScoutingNY] New industrial space available in East Williamsburg  [YourNabe]

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Kelly Sturhahn

Untitled (Greenpoint), 2009, ink and wash on paper / by Kelly Sturhahn. “N. 6th for Haiti” benefits Partners in Health / Wed [MusicHallofWilliamsburg] The Onion raises a glass to nabe faves Lucky Dog & Black Rabbit  [AVClub] Community group pushing for Greenpoint Hospital  [GreenpointStar] Artists, artworks sought for public plazas in Brooklyn  [BrooklynEagle] Colorful footsteps more…

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Moving through Williamsburg / photo: by Naomi White Dirty Dancing: Germs NYC at Club Europa [BrooklynPaper] Skulls and Sweets Popping at Kill Devil Hill  [kumquatcupcakery] Drumroll, please! Bangin’ Anniversary Lineup at Rose Live Music  [FullyAltered] Bar Matchless to Host Beard Ball 2010  [Build-a-Beard]

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Naomi White

Greenpoint reflection / photo: by Naomi White @unemployed (Briana Campbell) meets Martha Stewart  [MarthaStewart.com] Robert Randolph & the Family Band benefit Haiti Fund   [BrooklynBowl] A Cycle of Bad Plays at The Brick Theatre: “You’re Welcome”  [BroadwayWorld] Free Yuengling Beer at Savalas 2night  [BrokeAssStuart] Three New Distilleries Bring Home-Brewed Alcohol to Brooklyn  [NYDailyNews]

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Naomi White

photo: by Naomi White Williamsburg Home to Death-Defying Dance Troupe  [JournalTimes] ‘Burg Leaders Unite Against Restructuring of Legal Services  [YourNabe] N Bklyn Condo Foreclosures and Short Sales Rose in ’09 [EthiopianReview] Williamsburg Eats: Keeping it Old School  [DowntownDiaries] Markowitz Calls for Supermarket, Supersized Apts at Rose Plaza  [BrooklynEagle]

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Jason Krugman’s installation in McCarren Park, photo: by Kevin Cooley Weekend G Service Suspended  [BrooklynEagle] Too few answers from NYPD in fatal Greenpoint bike accident  [streetsblog] New Elvis-Themed Hair Salon, Graceland Brooklyn  [NYTimes] Interview with Cake Design Co., Sugar Couture  [BklynBride] Brooklyn Grange Meatball Cookoff 2night  [BrooklynGrange] Vampires on the Loose in Brooklyn  [NYPost]

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photo: by Bridget Batch Bidding Wars Break Out for New S. Williamsburg Rentals  [Curbed] Won’t You Take Me to MonkeyTown? (Before it closes…)  [YourNabe] Greenpoint Property Owner Charged With Dumping Raw Sewage  [EmpireStateNews] Trio of Witty Women Writers Read at WORD Tonight  [BrooklyntheBorough]

Crushing on Crushed Velvet

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Now that it’s 2010, in terms of fashion and clothing speak, the 1990s are officially vintage. Contemporaneously in the fashion timeline came something just as cozy as the weathered flannels and corduroys that now are part of the end-of-the century fashion fabric.The first half of the last decade had a fling with a material decidedly more…

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photo: by Bridget Batch Haiti earthquake relief resources  [BrooklynBodega] Hello Health, Goodbye Hassle  [CityJournal] First Annual Brooklyn Grange Meatball Cookoff  [BrooklynGrange] Six Months Free Living at The Edge for Contest Winner  [EarthTimes] Greenpoint Club Has ‘Exit’ Strategy  [BrooklynPaper]

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Peter Rad

Hotel Delmano, photo: by Peter Rad “B is for Broke” 43 Bus Schedule Bottoms Out  [NewYorkShitty] Van Leeuwen’s Ice Cream to open shop on Manhattan Ave!?  [Greenpointers] Williamsburg’s Elected et al Share 2010 Resolutions  [YourNabe] “Movie Bowl” Rolls Out Wed with Spinal Tap, $2 Taps  [CurbsideBooty] MTA: Don’t Be Fooled: B61 = B62!  [NAG]