What turns you from a run-of-the-mill rat enthusiast into a true rat lurver? I’d guess it’s probably a lot like with drug use: it’s the procurement and maintenance of official paraphernalia that separates the pros from the amateurs. If you so choose to cross this line, take note: a Craigslister on the border of Bushwick and Queens lost their beloved pet rat last week, so now they’re giving away a 10-gallon aquarium, unused animal bedding, unused lab blocks (food), some chew sticks and a water bottle cage. The owner says they’d prefer it go to a good home, which probably means the kind of home free of rodent infestation. Hey, wait, I … oof. But maybe you can turn your pestenemies into your Pest Friends Forever?
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]