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Holding Hans with Brian Hansbury: The Origin of Resentment

April 23, 2009

Dear Hans, I’ve been dating this girl for about 8 months.  I’m 28.  It’s about time I look for someone to settle down with and have been thinking she’s the one.  This weekend we had some friends over and played Trivial Pursuit.  Everything was going great until she had no… Read more

New York City Comedy – Funny Voices: Judah Friedlander

May 9, 2008

Couch potatoes are familiar with New York comedian Judah Friedlander from his roles on 30 Rock and Best Week Ever, but active types can go see his standup live this Thursday through Sunday (May 15-18) at Carolines on Broadway. On stage, Judah plays the World Champion, a character who, quite… Read more

Honeypot

Welcome to neighborbeeBLOG!!!

January 1, 2017

neighborbeeBlog is a NYC-based blog that focuses on life in the five boroughs of New York City that started in 2008. I’m Anthony Lobosco, founder. We had more than 80 volunteer writers who covered a variety of topics like the dating experiences, being thrifty in a big city, food &… Read more

Neighborbee – Made in NY

December 9, 2016

Neighborbee, LLC was set up in 2007, but the spirit of neighborbee was born long before that. I am a New Yorker who has gone to school, worked, and lived in NYC for nearly 15 years. For two of those years, starting in 2002, I had the privilege (and challenges)… Read more

Thrifty Bees

Bee Wheelin’ To Brooklyn Flea

How’s ridin’ my fellow wheelers?!  Hope you guys have been out on your bikes enjoying this great, but hot summer.  After hearing so much about it, this time our destination was the Brooklyn Flea. Did you know it’s so popular, there are two locations: 1) An indoor at The Williamsburg Saving… Read more

Queens Urban Market set to open Aug 31st 2013!

QNS Urban MKT is an up and coming flea market in Long Island City, New York. We operate every Saturday inside the SMP (standard motor parks) building that also houses COFFEEDNYC and Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm. Here is more info on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/QNS-Urban-MKT/135152803341292 Read more

a little bee told me about…a free art exhibition at +aRt in West Chelsea

“De-Coherent Histories” is an exhibition produced by artists Peter Gregorio and Austin Shull, which will include photography, video, paintings, and sculpture.  The exhibition merges historical and futurist ideas to confront the viewer in the present, leaving mysterious questions unanswered and perpetuated. Exhibition Dates: October 21st – November 6, 2010 Operating… Read more

Helper Bees

911: A day to always remember

Every year on September 10th I get very depressed.  It’s really amazing and this year was no exception. Where were you on 9/11?  I was in my office on 100 William Street that faced both towers.  Before work, I went to the gym on 14th St. and 5th Ave and… Read more

Dating in New York City – Holding Hans with Brian Hansbury: Secaucus Santa

Q:  My girlfriend insists that we go to visit her parents in Arizona for Christmas.  I don’t want to go because I think it needs to be cold to be Christmas.  I would much rather get her to stay here and spend the day with my family in New Jersey.… Read more

All Things Brooklyn – Brooklyn Sting: Three Hours, Thirty-Two Minutes, and Nineteen Seconds

I’m writing this on Sunday, a few hours after my friend (and fellow Brooklyn resident) James completed the 2008 New York City Triathlon. The race consisted of a 1.5 kilometer swim (in the Hudson!), a 40 kilometer bike ride around the Upper West Side, and a 10 kilometer run around… Read more

Cultural Bees

A little bee told me about “Legs and All” being presented by Horse Trade Theater Group at The Kraine Theater

HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP IN ASSOICATION WITH SUMMER SHAPIRO & PETER MUSANTE PRESENT LEGS AND ALL SPECIAL LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! OCTOBER 2-16 @ THE KRAINE POST-SHOW Q&A OCTOBER 2 & 10 PHYSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP ON OCTOBER 17 After winning the Festival Favorite Award at the 2010 FRIGID New York Festival, an… Read more

The Bruce Springsteen of Queens: Constructing a Life — The Wrestler

It’s funny, because the older I get, the more I think I might be starting to understand people a little more. Everyone has friends and family they think are strong and have everything together, but as time goes on, I kind of see that they need me as much as… Read more

Sex, Love, and Scandal: A Reading & Conversation with Indira Ganesan, Shereen El Feki, & Timothy Liu

Days are short; nights are long and cold. We’re entering prime cozying-up season. (In other words: there’s a good reason so many babies are born in September.) Please join us for an evening of readings and talk about what really drives humankind and its literary documentarians: love, sex, and all… Read more

Book Bees

The Interdependent Self: A Reading & Conversation with Ruth Ozeki & Gish Jen

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 7:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10001   How do you make sense of something that’s always shifting? Identity and self-definition are perpetually in flux — writer/reader, past/future, fiction/reality, linear/cyclical, maker/made are treated as dichotomies, but these writers… Read more

Mouth-to-Mouth Open Mic with An Rong Xu & Ed Lin

It’s time to bring your words and music-making talents to the stage again. Our Mouth-to-Mouth Open Mic series is back for its best season yet! Polish off the skeletons in the family closet and bring your poems/fiction/songs/comedy on the theme of ANCESTORS. Veteran open mic host Ed Lin will master the ceremonies, and special… Read more

NYWC’s 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival on August 24!

Killer stoop sales, the Brooklyn Flea, and the saucy return of Habana Outpost are Fort Greene staples come summertime. But when it comes to a community tradition in this ever-changing neighborhood that readers and writers from all generations flock to, there’s very little that matches the power of NYWC’s Fort… Read more

Family Bees

NewBee Daddy: I’m not that guy!!!

My wife is due in a couple of weeks (HALLOWEEN) and nesting is in full effect.  I mentioned nesting in a previous post, a couple of months ago… We’ve spent the past couple of weeks putting in new windows, painting, and various other projects to get the apartment ready for the… Read more

A Little Bee Told Me.. about a New York Kids Club event

Now that I’m going to be a new dad soon, I pay close attention to children events, especially ones that have discounts! Click  here  for  full event from Groupon Whereas 20th-century children were easily kept occupied with discussions on the Young-Helmholtz theory on trichromatic color vision, modern moppets require a… Read more

Race, Page & Stage: A Youth Workshop Intensive

Race, Page, & Stage: A Youth Theater Intensive is a free weekend scene-writing and improvisational theater workshop for youth ages 15-18, exploring the theme of interracial dating and relating. Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 15, 5 pm – 7 pm; Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 am – 2 pm; Sunday, Nov.… Read more

Social Bees

Cool in the Code – neighborbeeBLOG!

Wouldn’t it be cool if you had a friend who always knew what to order at that new French place, which movies are worth the 12 bucks, or what’s happening on any given night of the week? Well, the neighborbee blog wants to be that friend. Read more

No Pants Subway Ride 2014

Looking to knock a few items off your bucket list this year? Here’s your chance to “be more daring,” “travel around NYC partially undressed” or “confuse the heck out of some afternoon commuters” by shedding your pants with a few thousand other New Yorkers this Sunday. Just remember to read… Read more

The Interdependent Self: A Reading & Conversation with Ruth Ozeki & Gish Jen

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 7:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10001   How do you make sense of something that’s always shifting? Identity and self-definition are perpetually in flux — writer/reader, past/future, fiction/reality, linear/cyclical, maker/made are treated as dichotomies, but these writers… Read more

Healthy Bees

BE STRONG: BUZZING ABOUT YOUR ZZZ’S

By Irene Ross Irene Ross, CHHC, AADP is a NYC-based Health Coach.  For more information, and to sign up for her newsletter, visit: www.irenefross.com. Admittedly, when you live in an urban jungle like New York City, it can be difficult to get adequate sleep. We’re constantly assaulted by sirens and… Read more

A Little Bee Told Me . . . about an Urban Hike on The Upper West Side

  This article is from David Tacheny, founder of Performance Athletics, which is located on the Upper West Side. When I began riding and racing bicycles I quickly discovered that, being a skinny little thing, I was going to have to learn to accelerate going up hills and find shelter… Read more

dish buzz: carb-based delights at tartinery

Lara also is founder and editor of Grits in the City Tartinery – Preparing Tartines at Shecky’s Toasts & Tastings Recently I went with some girlfriends to tryTartinery, a restaurant I had been curious about since sampling their tartines at the Shecky’s Toasts and Tastings event a few weeks prior. They were also… Read more

Media Buzz

NY Media Swarm: Hello, Twitter!

Hello my fellow neighborbee’s!  I am excited to introduce you to my new column the NY Media Swarm.  My goal is to help you bee in the know while focusing on the media swarm that is New York. Working in the media industry for the last several years has made… Read more

The Interdependent Self: A Reading & Conversation with Ruth Ozeki & Gish Jen

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 7:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10001   How do you make sense of something that’s always shifting? Identity and self-definition are perpetually in flux — writer/reader, past/future, fiction/reality, linear/cyclical, maker/made are treated as dichotomies, but these writers… Read more

Sex, Love, and Scandal: A Reading & Conversation with Indira Ganesan, Shereen El Feki, & Timothy Liu

Days are short; nights are long and cold. We’re entering prime cozying-up season. (In other words: there’s a good reason so many babies are born in September.) Please join us for an evening of readings and talk about what really drives humankind and its literary documentarians: love, sex, and all… Read more

Worker Bees

a little bee told me about…Open House Weekend throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan

The selection of top-notch developments will offer something for everyone, from studios to four bedrooms, townhomes and lofts, high-end amenities, private outdoor space, FHA financing, immediate occupancy and more. Mortgage brokers will be on site at several developments as well.  Open houses at all developments will run from 12 PM… Read more

Buzzin’ Around NYC w/ Adam: A Close Shave

From 2000 – 2010, I’ve had my hair cut in one place: Astor Place Hairstylists. You descend the stairs into the basement of a building at 2 Astor Place, you tell the guy at the front desk you want a haircut, he looks around the large room for an open… Read more

50 Signs you’re a Bad Neighbor

This is a great article that was sent to us by changeofaddress.org, which is a unique organization that helps the American public with the challenges of changing an address.  Click here to learn more about them. We all have neighbors that we could really do without, right?  You know the people… Read more