Is this show almost too impossibly amazing to happen? Blondie, Pat Benatar and The Donnas in Coney Island/Brighton Beach… tonight. There’s not much else to say besides get there early and rent a chair if you like for $5, and if you see Marty Markowitz, high-five him. In case it’s not already written in Sharpie on your palm, the show starts at 7:30 at Asser Levy/Seaside Park, which is just across the street from the NY Aquarium at West 5th Street and Surf Avenue. See you there.
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 […]