Come December, we put the lemonades and ales away and let warm beverages carry us through the brutal winter: from powdered Swiss Miss to fancy European sipping style, the touch of warm chocolate to your lips can act like a buffer against the harsh winter winds. The holidays, however, demand something a little more festive than the tiny flecks of marshmallow mica buried in brown sand. Red Hook’s Baked gives you a stocking-stuffer-sized option to step up your game with this gift pack of flavored marshmallows. Choose from eight-packs of vanilla, chocolate or peppermint ($18 for three). The mallows are also good for s’mores and snacking right out of the pack.
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 […]