Don’t let your coffee table be boring: PowerHouse Arena, the arty DUMBO publishing house, is having its annual summer overstock sale on titles by and about Bettina Rheims, John Coplans, Ricky Powell, Jeff Mermelstein, Larry Fink, André Leon Talley, Nigel Parry, Barack Obama, Brooklyn Bikers, Madonna and more. Books are going for as little as $3 (as much as $25, but plenty in between, which means 50-90 percent off cover prices). The Arena itself is worth the trip—a loft-like venue for performances, exhibitions, and other brainy gatherings. Sale runs through August 30. PowerHouse Arena, 37 Main St., DUMBO, Weekdays 10-7, weekends 11-7, (718) 666-3049.
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]