Maybe your boyfriend thinks he’s a Scrabble bigshot and beats you by two hundred points, every time you play, even though YOU were the English major. To exact your revenge, throw a party, get these Scrabble coasters (“scroasters,”) stay sober while everyone else gets drunk, and play a game. Then we’ll see who’s really the wordsmith. If you can’t at least get one triple word score, then well, maybe there’s no hope for you as a Scrabble champ. Bonus: there’s no board so these things won’t go flying when you pull a Teresa Giudice. $22 for set of 54 at Fred Flare.
1. Get your culture on at the 45th annual International African Arts Festival, a four-day extravaganza with music, dance, symposia, workshops, a food and craft marketplace, and on and on. (Friday through Monday, Commodore Barry Park, $5) 2, Immerse yourself in “a light and sound environment” at Sight Unseen, an experimental musical work by Lee Ranaldo […]
Budget flights from New York City have long been the freakish white whale/golden unicorn hybrid of travel that we never thought we’d see. While those Europeans get to hop from country on airlines like Ryanair (essentially the Megabus of airplanes), we’re stuck thinking a $400 roundtrip to Chicago is a steal. Now, finally, we might be getting […]
Ah Boston, you ain’t so bad, except for when it comes to the thought of actually living there, which, ugh, no. Our nation’s most bro-friendly city gets a lot of flack from us New Yorkers, some of it deserved, some of it just being mean, some of it because it looks like their streets were laid […]