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Brooklyn Is Filming in… Montreal, Naturellement

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Over the weekend we made a quick jaunt to Montreal’s Mile End — our Williamsburg away from Williamsburg — and noticed yellow signs reading “Brooklyn” all over town.

Has the borough achieved such cultural cache that signs now point to it all the way from Notre-Dame Basilica? Probs not: even if Korean hipsters are sporting Williamsburg jackets, everyone knows Brooklyn is over.
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This Subway Busker Might Have Made More Than You Did Last Month

(Photo by Brett Murphy from buskrs.com)

Jesse Cohen performs in the subway (Photo: Brett Murphy/Buskrs

The money doubles if Jesse gets to work at 7 a.m. instead of 8. Amidst the blur of subway commuters, he goes to the right spot on the platform, pulls out his guitar, and starts singing. Heads start to turn. Some change and some dollar bills fall into his guitar case. Today his office is the Bergen station of the G train. Park Slope has the best paying crowds, but the Bedford and Metropolitan stops – near his home in Greenpoint – are better on weekends.
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5 Ways to Sharpen Your Mind While Getting a Buzz On

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Between The Kevin Corrigan Show, the Lost Lectures, and Raising the Bar it’s pretty clear barrooms are the new lecture halls. If you’re looking for inebriation and intellectualism, check out these upcoming events.

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Premiere: The Surreal Video For ‘Dreams Come False’ By A Man of Ideas

The music video for “Dreams Come False,” by A Man of Ideas, follows the journey of a young woman as she falls in love with a shadow. Michael Leviton co-wrote the script alongside directing duo Nat Livingston Johnson and Gregory Mitnick (also known as Peking). “We took making a music video as a rare opportunity to write a silent movie,” Leviton told Bedford + Bowery.
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