We’re expecting great things out of NYC Urchin, the surfing community group for city kids. They’ve already put on a big surf flea market; now they’re back co-hosting an open bar happy hour at a surf shop. You can hang out, drink some free PBR, gaze longingly at the sticks while you debate buying a winter wetsuit and chat about Stoked, a groovy mentoring organization that takes kids on surf, skate and ski trips (they need volunteers!). The happy hour is Thursday (Oct. 4) at Aegir Boardworks in Dumbo from 7-10pm.
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 […]