In today’s edition of under-$25 holiday gifts: a pretty vintage-inspired frame necklace from Cog & Pearl. Why did this pendant make our rigorous present-review process? It’s a whole lot of necklace for $22, Brooklyn gals of all ages and style persuasions will dig it and it’s romantic without going overboard. Plus it’s made by Brooklyn Rehab, one of our local Etsy favorites for a few years running now. Buy it online or at Cog & Pearl, Park Slope’s whimsically curated gift shop, 190 Fifth Ave. at Berkeley Pl. Park Slope, 718-623-8200.
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 […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]