kickstarter

The Six Seriously Cool New Brands At This Weekend’s Kickstarter Block Party

Kickstarter is turning five this week and to celebrate, they’re hosting a block party at their swanky new Greenpoint digs at 58 Kent Street. The popular crowdfunding platform is planning a slew of live music, demos, an art gallery and yummy eats, plus it’s totally kid-friendly. They’ve also cherry picked some of their best success stories to come hang-out and inspire budding Kickstarter novices. These are the ones we can’t wait to meet.

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Snow Day! Six Valentine’s Day Crafts To Fend Off Cabin Fever

A peek outside reveals that Brooklyn is cloaked in a thick blanket of snow – up to 12 inches in some places. Cue schools shutting, shops staying closed and a day when it’s perfectly acceptable to resort to a cartoon marathon. Because that snow ain’t stopping (even worse is turning to slushy ice-rain this afternoon – urgg!) To help fend off the inevitable apartment fever, we’ve rounded up some of the best crafty Valentine’s Day activities, which all utilize bits you probably have lurking in the back of your cupboards anyway – because seriously, who wants to embark on a glue gun expedition on a day like today.