BrooklynTheBorough.com was conceived from a New York Observer column by the same name written by journalist Nicole Brydson, the founder and creative director of Misfit Media. A jill-of-all-trades who consults on new media strategy, information design, marketing and communications for creative endeavors Nicole was born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen in the heart of Manhattan and graduated from Harvard University in 2004, where she studied history and political science. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Nicole wrote about politics, real estate, fashion and culture for the New York Observer, BlackBook Magazine, New York Press, Playgirl, New York Post and The Brooklyn Paper. Nicole previously worked for the House of Representatives, the New York State Senate, The Boston Phoenix, Boston Public Schools, The Lincoln Center Institute and NARAL/NY.
Thanks to all the people who helped found this site including Beatrice Brydson, Rhett Henckel, Colleen Ryan, Douglas Calhoun, Jason Orlovich, Kat Irannejad, Lisa Kaitz, Michael Popp, A.H. Avouris, Robin Bacior, David Bukszpan, Angela Basile, Suzanne Stroebe, Lauren Bear, Allison Wolfe, Joanna Virello and especially all of the wonderful authors and artists who have contributed as well as everyone who has ever let us talk to them for a story.
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