Freelance Writer and Editor
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Brokelyn

 

As a staff writer for cheap-living news site Brokelyn from 2011-2014, Meredith covered local arts, culture, events, life hacks, and anything that could save you a buck in New York's finest borough.

See her Brokelyn archive here.

 
 We tested the cheapest available drugstore makeup with a  battery of tests , including that quintessential Brooklyn moment of eating pizza without ruining your lipstick.

We tested the cheapest available drugstore makeup with a battery of tests, including that quintessential Brooklyn moment of eating pizza without ruining your lipstick.

 Photos: Daniel Delaney. 

Photos: Daniel Delaney. 

The site draws from a varied pool of writers and reporters and aims to help you take advantage of Brooklyn, and New York, on a budget. 

Brokelyn's events are a Brooklyn must-do, celebrating the spirit of the borough, contributing to fundraising for worthy causes, and showcasing local talent, including comedians, singers and rappers, food and drink providers, and more.