Not only is Who Wants to be a Millionaire still on the air (who knew?) but it is holding auditions right in our own backyard this week! The 13-year-old quiz show will be at the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in Coney Island on Thursday. Auditions consist of a timed multiple choice test for the first 2,500 ticket holders; if you pass, you go on to a short one-on-one interview with a producer from the show. Gates open at 5:30pm, the test begins at 6pm, and the game follows at 7pm. Call a friend, maybe?
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]