In news that your friend who’s “really into crystals” can probably decipher for you better than we can, Brooklyn is on the lips of UFO spotters after a video surfaced last week claiming to capture UFOs hovering above Vanderbilt Avenue. What were they doing here we wonder? Well, considering that radio waves just travel through space after being broadcast on Earth, we have no problem believing that “Juicy” made its way to the home base of the little grey men/super advanced lizard race, and they decided they wanted to meet the hypnotic entertainer behind it. But once they got here and learned he’s long since shuffled off the mortal coil, they went back to where they came from. Hopefully not to get their friends. Brownstoner has their own theory that they came for the schools, which makes about as much sense, since we all know aliens are total helicopter parents.
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 […]