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.
New York City is expensive … if you actually try to pay for everything you need. The city is a giving tree that will help support your basic needs, if you know where to look, and save you the hassle of paying for stuff that is freely available everywhere: Moving boxes, magazines, condoms and more. Here are […]
1. Take in some drama at the Bed-Stuy Theater Group’s August in August, with performances this weekend of “Two Trains Running” by August Wilson. (Friday in Fulton Park; Saturday in Herbert Von King Park, FREE) 2. Check out Smash Industries, a brand new community space, at a pre-opening party with music by Cutters, Forfeit, Zanois, […]
Recently, we recommended Shipwrecked, Brooklyn’s first indoor mini-golf course, as a fun, air-conditioned diversion on a hot day. Since opening in Red Hook a couple months back, Shipwrecked has filled a huge hole in the summer fun market, since there isn’t much else in the way of mini-golf in Brooklyn. But now, a new course called Brooklyn […]