Everyone knows Halloween is perhaps the busiest party seasons in New York City (sorry, New Year’s, you’re just not slutty enough). Every year we don’t even try to put together a list of the best free and cheap Halloween events because our pals over at the skint do it so well that we would look like the house giving out pennies next to a house that gives out full-sized Snickers. They run down 50 creepy spooky events you can do through Oct. 31: haunted houses, costume parties, 90s TV parties, pumpkin catapulting, candy & liquor pairings, movies and more. Check the full list or forever be haunted by missed opportunities.
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 […]