The old Dodge was such a fixture in the neighborhood that one particularly awful person named his or her wireless network after it: “Retarded Guy’s Charger.”
If there’s one place in New York City where creaky, rusty, cool old cars come to congregate, it’s Brooklyn’s hipster capital of Williamsburg, soon to be shut off from the world when their subway gets nuked. Let’s go look at its cars!
Having already checked out some of the more interesting cars of Manhattan, let’s go see what cars we can find in one of Brooklyn’s leafier neighborhoods.
The privilege of getting somewhere quickly and relatively inexpensively has been offset by the price of being wedged between strangers with nothing inanimate to hold onto as the train lurches ahead. New York City subway usage, at 1.763 billion rides last year, has hit its highest point since 1948. If you were going to…
As if we hadn’t learned our lesson last year. For the members of the Brooklyn Bomb Squad, 2014 was, shall we say, character building. We blew the head gasket, we suffered timing issues, and generally spent most of our time towing the ’89 Audi 100 with the best paint job in history all over the East Coast and almost no…
PROTIP: Never try to move your car, anywhere, anytime, for any reason. Especially if there's ice around.
Do you own a Fiat 500 Abarth? Did you park it in Brooklyn before it began to rain today? You silly loon, you left your sunroof open. But fear naught!
Say you live in Brooklyn and you've been offered a bourbon barrel. You have no car. You shudder at the thought of rolling said barrel onto the subway. What do you do?
I was on Twitter this morning reading about the latest inane developments in the lives of people I've never met before when I saw something. One of the saddest pictures I've ever seen: A ruined Lamborghini, possibly real, possibly a kit, hanging out in Brooklyn. UPDATED
Just because you can afford to buy a supercar, doesn't mean you know how to drive it, especially on public roads. It's a good thing then, that this Lamborghini Aventador managed to save the life of its driver when it crashed in the neighborhood of Mill Basin, in Brooklyn.
Ever have those nights when you're really hungry and wish there was a taco cart next to your house where you could buy delicious, delicious tacos to feast upon at 3 a.m.? Sure. we all do.
The death of children left locked inside cars is almost unbearably tragic. Leave a skeleton in a child seat in the back of your car so your neighborhood's hipster parents never forget about their kids' safety.
A 200-by-300 foot billboard has fallen onto the Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Meeker and Metropolitan Avenues. It is suspected that high winds of up to 45 miles a hour brought the sign down.
Updated. Bushwick resident and YouTube user TheFallGuy53 was minding his own business, sitting on his front stoop, when suddenly, an apparition of light. A UFO, lurking in the north Brooklyn sky!
A Google Maps Street View car taking photos of roving artisanal grilled cheese-making wagons in Williamsburg made an unscheduled break in Crown Heights after their Subaru Impreza broke down on Kingston and East New York. Did you hear that — they're making grilled cheese. In the streets! Someone should do a story on…
After Osama bin Laden's death, proud Americans poured into the streets. They cheered in Times Square! They waved flags on Ground Zero! They flashed their boobies in front of the White House! And, on the NYC subway line that runs through Williamsburg, they stared blankly and stifled yawns while some guy implored…
Attempts to ban cars from Brooklyn's Prospect Park met with resistance from Borough President Mark Markowitz, who said the "laudable" goal of a car-free park would hurt motorists who can only drive there four hours a day anyways.