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. Have a cartoonishly good time at the 13th annual Animation Block Party, with screenings all weekend from international shorts to cartoon restorations to animated ads. (Friday through Sunday, BAMcinématek, $14/program) 2. Shine on at Glow@Grove, a dance party that lights up the night with a cosmic light show, body-painting, roaming light performers, and DJs […]
Years from now, when our world is a scorched earth landscape, the last known survivors will huddle for safety around Pokestops, sending scavengers out into the cold gray world to hunt the last remaining Pokemon for food. Gyms will be towering garrisons controlled by tyrannical Pokemasters, cruel potentates who mock your meager HP. You’ll warm your hands over a […]
It’s rare that we hear good news about small businesses in Brooklyn, especially in the service industry, what with rising rents causing several eateries to shutter every month. While it’s tough out there for all food joints, we’ve noticed vegan restaurants having an especially tough time as of late, with Boerum Hill vegan restaurant M.O.B. closing […]