For those of you who thought Halloween was just candy, costumes and jack-o-lanterns, holy Zombie Prom do we have some news for you. The Skint’s All Halloween Edition is one frighteningly long list of everything cheap, free and Halloween in the city all week long. There’s no shortage of Brooklyn goings-on, from tomorrow’s all-female accordion orchestra to Friday’s Cherylween dance party at the Bellhouse, to the Flavorpill Gods and Heroes party Saturday night with Shiva, Batman and Moses. Just check the ratings before you bring the kids, or your little princess could end up at “an ominous Edward Gorey themed Victorian Halloween fete with a murder mystery undertone.” See the whole skint-approved Halloween schedule here.
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 […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]