The future site of pro basketball in Brooklyn is still largely a gaping pit, and the Cyclones still have many long, cold months before first pitch. But if you still haven’t found the stocking-stuffer for the sports fan on your list, you don’t have to shell out triple digits to see the Rangers: Tickets for the fledgling New York Aviators minor league hockey team are just $12 each (or $17 for VIP). The team plays in the Federal league, the hockey equivalent to Class A baseball, and it recently received attention in the New York Times as an official rung on the ladder to the NHL.
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 […]