According to The New York Times, Costco will start accepting food stamps at the Sunset Park store on a trial basis next month. Details are still a little murky on at least two points: What about the $50 membership fee? And can you use food stamps to pay for these Versace dishes we saw there recently? Not that anyone’s really doing the Versailles look these days, but they were a titillating discovery next to the veggie trays and gigantaur pretzel canisters.
Ah Boston, you ain’t so bad, except for when it comes to the thought of actually living there, which, ugh, no. Our nation’s most bro-friendly city gets a lot of flack from us New Yorkers, some of it deserved, some of it just being mean, some of it because it looks like their streets were laid […]
When I was first asked to cover a press preview of the eats at the LIC Flea & Food this year, I assumed that I would just get to try a couple of different food vendors that grace the Queens region and call it a day. After all, other than having a few friends that live in Astoria, […]
Coney Island has been home to free Seaside Summer Concert Series ever since former Borough President Marty Markowitz made it his pet project years ago. This year, with the opening of the brand-new Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, the city’s first major beachside venue (which the Village Voice already called a $61 million logistical boondoggle) the concert series […]