Counting down the days can be a stressful endeavor, especially when you’re approaching those please-not-yet events like the last day of summer or a particularly mature birthday. Brooklyn’s Stephen Turbek has taken the traditional calendar and cross-bred it with one of the best all-time stress releievers: bubble wrap! It’s is a full-year-calendar printed on paper with heavier plastic bubbles for a more satisfying “POP!” Don’t get too carried away or you might find yourself in April before it’s even February.
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 […]
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]