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.
Like us in website form? You’ll love us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list! We gave you creative ways to tag over hate graffiti and turn it into a friendly Roboctopus. Your holiday shopping list got easier with our roundup of the best winter markets in Brooklyn. The Gowanus Canal threatened to become as shit-filled as […]
In case you thought we were all done announcing winter holiday markets after yesterday’s bonanza of a roundup, we’ve got another one for you, and it features vendors you’re unlikely to have seen anywhere else. If the humdrum Etsy fare just isn’t doing it for you right now, come around back behind Extra Fancy (302 Metropolitan Ave.) in […]
There’s no denying that for many of us the days since Nov. 8 have taken on a nearly apocalyptic portent. Those who warned us that no presidential election could lead to changes overnight woke up the next morning (and every morning after) to visions of a new and surreal reality, as though we had passed […]