Posts Tagged: bushwick

Men, Makeup, Money: The Boylesque of Rify Royalty

"I really want to work out before my gig tonight," Sharif Abaz said. "But I still have to fix my costume and my makeup is going to take forever. I have no time." He picked up his outfit for the evening—a black mesh bodysuit, tank-top and shorts that cover the groin with a thick strip of spandex—and packed everything into a backpack. As he walked out, he took a final glance in the mirror by his front door, then brushed glitter from the night before from his eyelashes and rubbed his hand through his beard to check for untamed hairs.

Abaz arrived at the downstairs bar area of The [...]


Alternate Names for the Neighborhood Unfortunately Referred to As "Quooklyn" by the New York Times, Ranked

1. Woodbush

2. Ridgewood

3. Bushwood

4. "Well my mailing address is Queens but I feel like I live in Brooklyn."


Gentrifiers Saddened By Wealthy Fruits Of Their Gentrifying Labor

"The hipsters who settled the Brooklyn neighborhood 10 years ago have declared war on rich kids flocking to new luxury digs on their parents’ dime…. "It’s like Neverland over there," a 27-year-old yoga studio owner who has lived in the neighborhood for four years complains about a fancy rental complex. "It’s an adult children playground. They’re all, like, subsidized."