Yes, that picture is what you think it is: Brokelyn has earned a spot on the Approval Matrix, everyone’s favorite cultural ratings graph in New York Magazine. And our “useful site for living thriftily without turning into an ascetic recluse” (amen) is Lowbrow Brilliant! Exactly how brilliant? More so than an optical illusion on Discover Magazine’s blog and a deluxe reissue of R.E.M.’s Reckoning, but less so than Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer and the web site for Raaaaandy, a standup comedy video by Aziz Ansari. And we’re right on par, brilliance-wise, with the G train stopping at Church Avenue. Cool! Do the cars have leather seats and cocktail service or something? See the full Matrix here.
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]