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.
The life of one of New York’s thousands of homeless children [New York Times] On the other end of the spectrum, here a $3 million unfinished house [Brownstoner] The State Senate will look at a pot legalization bill this week [ANIMAL] We still don’t know who the schools chancellor will be [Observer] New cold-resistant roach […]
One of the joys of looking at the news is the police blotter. Yes, it’s informative and alerts you to potential dangers in your neighborhood and city, but it’s also the place you go to for bizarre stories like the man who thought he was a pirate in Bensonhurst. But Brooklynites are going to have […]
1. Going to be a parent one day? Go to this seminar on financial planning for new parents to learn why that’s a TERRIBLE idea (Monday) 2. Help plan the future of the Gowanus before some clown can dub it the next next Williamsburg (Monday) 3. Take a chunk out of another brick of the […]