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Monday
Aug162010

Ode To The Fresh Squeezed OJ At La Bagel Delight

I drank it too quickly to take a real pic...oopsOk, so yes there are spots in Park Slope that *might* have better bagels, and yes the store was clearly laid out by an evil, blind, anti feng shui advocate, but I will fight ANY motherfucker to the death over defending the honor of this fact: La Bagel Delight has the most amazing, other-worldly, resplendent fresh squeezed OJ that has e-v-e-r crossed my motherfuckin lips.

This stuff is like the blow-job of beverages. And this is coming from someone who used to reside in Florida...THE SUNSHINE STATE. The place where almost all oranges come from.

I'm not even really normally an OJ person at all. Like I'll never buy it at the supermarket, and I never order it at a restaurant, but I swear to gawd: I almost committed suicide last weekend when I hopped over to La Bagel on Sat morn and I ordered my juice and they were like "sorry, we don't have any today."

I may have actually started weeping at the counter.

And that's why yesterday, I was sooooo excited to, yet again, be reunited with my OJ and it feels so good, I forgot to take a pic before I drank it all.

Oopsie.

So have you tried this shit?? Can I get a holla??

Monday
Aug162010

Refried Roaches? Purity Diner Shut Down by the Health Department

Hmmmm.

Courtesy of an anonymous Brooklynian (Grand Canyon, is that you?), news of the DOH'ing of Purity Diner for some serious-sounding lapses in purity.

After a city health department inspection Tuesday, the Purity Diner was ordered closed. Violations from 08/10/2010 Inspection 

Violation points: 76 

Click to read more ...

Friday
Aug132010

Where, Oh Where, Are Park Slope's Buff Do-Gooders?

Hey, we want in on this action!  We've got the autistic kids but not the hotty models? Yes, per Gothamist, 150 of the city's finest are paddling around Manhattan to benefit eight different autism organizations. Haul your cupcake-bedazzled bellies and big butts over to the promenade NOW for a gander.

Friday
Aug132010

OPEN THREAD: Looking at This Fucking Tree


Well, it's one of your few remaining summer Fridays (those of us in publishing do not know what to do with ourselves when these end, as pathetic and indolent as that is), so clearly your minds are numbed enough to deal with waking up to an image of the tree outside of Jonathan Safran Foer's brownstone.  Or, as our friends at the Daily Intel are calling it, a "twee."

Yes, those are hands signing the American Sign Language alphabet and no, we don't have a fucking clue what to say, either.  But lucky you, this is an open thread.  So once you figure it out or have put enough Kahlua in your coffee that we won't know the difference, fire away in the comments.

Thank you for tuning in to this edition of Erica Fakes a Blog Vacation.  We're aiming for more nudity in the next installment. 

Thursday
Aug122010

Cupcakes-n-Muffin Tops

Ok, FUCK IT.

My Blog Vacay was pretty much an epic failure, so I may as well throw in my towel a day early. I JUST CAN'T QUIT YOU BTCHZ, BTCHZ!

Anyhoo, a new Crumbs Bakery opened in Brooklyn Heights. I don't really care cause I think Crumbs cupcakes suck a dizzle (they look gorgeous but taste like crap on a stick---Robicelli's all the way!). That's mildly interesting news in and of itself, but I was scrolling on through the comments on Brownstoner and I came across this little gem:

quote:

I swear this year every single woman in Park Slope is pregnant.

uhh.. im pretty sure that isnt the case. most of them just let themselves go when they snagged a nerdy husband.

someone should open up a shop called Muffin Top. that WOULD do quite well in park slope. they could sell not only muffins, but unflattering overpriced clothing.

*rob*

Oh SNAP! I don't even know what the fuck this *means* but I love it anyway.

If I've told you once, I've told you a million fucking times: all the best shit is ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS in the comments, ppl. Live and learn.