A regular all-you-can-ride pass at Coney Island’s Luna Park will usually cost you $44, which is a helluvalot to pay for a guaranteed chance to see your own cotton candy and hot dogs hurled back onto the boardwalk. But the half-price Groupon today is a better deal: $22 for unlimited rides on all 19 attractions on any day after 5/29, plus one ride each for the Steeplechase and Soarin’ Eagle roller coasters, which lets you test your stomach’s endurance for less. But in an apt metaphor for Coney Island/life in general, you still have to pay or the Cyclone.
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 […]