July, 2014

The 'Migration Festival' will take place in Narrowsburg, New York (UCEECS)

standard Culture Kids Gone Camping: ‘Migration Festival’ Takes Brooklynites North for Music & Outdoor Fun

Brooklyn’s culture scene is getting its own camping-style music festival. The “Migration Festival,” from August 1st-3rd in upstate’s Narrowsburg, New York, will feature a talent showcase of Brooklyn musicians with attendees camping under the stars. It’s an escape from the stress of the city in a tranquil […]

A "dollar van" (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Exclusive: Rape Behind the Tinted Glass

In response to our story on a tinted window crackdown in Crown Heights, we were contacted by Flatbush residents who advised us of a disturbing (if overlooked) practice that capitalizes on heavily tinted windows–drivers of “dollar vans” raping their passengers late at night. Though drivers are occasionally […]