Monday, September 20, 2010

Brooklyn College Rez Life Walks the Brooklyn Bridge

Riding the Subway to the Bridge
A great moment at the Bridge
Rez Life and Student Life Staff
Brooklyn College at the Brooklyn Bridge

Night view as we walk back to Brooklyn College
Brooklyn College students enjoying a great evening

This way to the Bridge

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

1st Tailgate of the Year in Honor of the Brooklyn College Lady Bulldogs

The Brooklyn College Lady Bulldog Volleyball Team came out to the first tailgate of the year. Students from the Residence Hall and campus came out to support the team and enjoy some great food.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Cool Mobile Apps for NYC...GO EXPLORE!

Check out some cool mobile apps to get you around NYC or just have a great time in the city:

Time Out New York

Find free things to do and see in New York with this great app, also check out restaurants specials and cheap eats.  Everything you need for living in NYC.


Delivering more than 60 apps for street vendors, nightlife, tourist attractions, subway stations, the garbage collection schedule, and everything in between, it’s hard to believe that this is also free.


The MoMA app helps you by pulling up an audio tutorial talking about the painting or special exhibit. You’ll like it so much that you’ll want to come back for all new exhibits and special events (which are also conveniently updated regularly in the app).

Wayfinder NYC

This augmented reality Android app helps you find the subway, bus, or train stations nearest you. Hold up your phone as if you’re taking a photo, and you’ll see icons for the stations that are located in that direction. Click a station to get walking directions.

NYTimes The Scoop NYC

This collection of four regularly updated lists from The New York Times is a great start to planning your week. An events section lists the week’s performances, events and other happenings. Ongoing events and excursion ideas can be found in an “Only in N.Y.” 


Bookzee helps by allowing you to search all of NYC’s libraries for an available copy of any book. It plots the results on a map that can be clicked to reveal each library’s address, phone number, and hours.

American Museum of Natural History Explorer

The free iPhone app comes loaded with exhibit tours and has the option to create a custom tour. It gives turn-by-turn directions to the most significant exhibits and provides additional information about them.

iParks NY

Parks is a guide to New York City’s parks and park events. Sort by location, rating, distance from your phone, or filters like “must-see parks,” “parks with playgrounds” or “parks that don’t have playgrounds.”  Park events are also fully searchable.


Provides public subway and bus directions for the 5 boroughs.


The New York Times Company.  Read articles from some of the best journalists on your smartphone.

Exit Strategy NYC

Exit Strategy NYC is the ultimate New York City Navigation app. Plan where to stand with Exit Strategy NYC and shave minutes off every trip!

Getting around NYC has never been faster!