Because everyone (even el Bloombito) rallied to support Planned Parenthood in the wake of the Susan G. Komentroversy this week, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite women’s health guides, lest you NYC would ever leave you stranded alone in a cold, heartless world if you had a health emergency. First, check our no-insurance health care guide and the list of free STD testing services available in BK (don’t forget about that free condom finder app too). We also have a roundup and price check of abortion providers in Brooklyn, and a rundown of the whys and hows of using money saving menstrual cups. And switching to a bit of a lighter side from health to beauty, a cautionary tale of what really goes on at a $10 bikini wax (ouch!).
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 […]