Happy spring! Or whatever this is! Our fear of what this surely ominous early onset of warmth means is only offset by our disappointment that our favorite outdoor bars won’t even be open for at least another month. So until then, the obvious solution is to grab your machine and take advantage of the city’s parks that are newly enabled with free wifi: Herbert Von King Park, McCarren, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Prospect Park (by the Picnic House) and Fort Greene Park. Even if you’re working in the city, you can play too. Picnic work meeting, anyone?
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 […]