We know: it’s positively Arctic out there. Which is all the more reason to think spring by gifting this reusable iced coffee cup ($10), available in-store and online at Fred Flare (131 Meserole Ave., Greenpoint). A warm-weather variation on this eco-favorite, consider the cup the perfect present for those relatives who reside in a warm climate. Or maybe a clutch cure for the overcompensating balmy office temperature your friend keeps complaining about. And feel free to explore the dual-purpose element—whip up some homemade paper umbrellas to have a combo cocktail shaker/tumbler at your service. Either way, a killer pick for the eco/caffeine/booze-friendly set.
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]