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Race Review: AirBnB Brooklyn Half Marathon

Let’s preface this by saying we LOVE the Brooklyn Half and have for years. We’re a little biased.

If you read our tips for a great race, you’ll know this was Sirrah’s fourth and Katie’s third time running the race. 939 more words


Book club fail

So, I ended up cancelling book club last night because basically everyone cancelled at the last minute. Never mind that I already spent $100 at the grocery store on food and wine for it, but whatever. 117 more words

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman (Simon & Schuster)

“You would think it would be impossible to find anything new in the world, creatures no man has seen before, one-of-a-kind oddities in which nature has taken a backseat to the coursing pulse of the fantastical and the marvelous.” 545 more words


Work it Out.

Hello, howdy, hola, friends!  (It’s been so long, I felt like you all deserved a selection of hellos.)

At the risk of starting on a note of negativity, the weather in Denver has been ROUGH lately.   196 more words


Afternoon Bulletin: Former Bee Detective Finds 40,000 Bees in Queens Home

Former NYPD bee detective Anthony “Tony Bees” Planakis has removed over 40,000 bees from a house in Flushing, Queens. The hive, located under the bedroom floorboards, was discovered late last year but Mr. 399 more words

Gargiulo's Russo Brothers to Open Italian Fast Food on Surf Avenue

What’s new on the north side of Surf, the mecca for franchises in Coney Island? At 1315, where Cha Cha’s relocated from the Boardwalk until calling it quits after being devastated by Sandy, a permit has been taken out for interior renovations. 386 more words

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Summer Reading: Undertow by Michael Buckley

In Michael Buckley’s gripping new YA novel Undertow, Coney Island is a dystopia known as “the Zone, the DMZ and Fish City.” Its famed amusement parks and Mermaid Parade are long abandoned. 478 more words

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