Why would you need a complete set of 50-year-old encyclopedias? Because where else are you going to turn when the sum of all human knowledge GOES DARK AGAIN?! Someone in Park Slope is giving away this 24-volume, excellent condition set of Encyclopedia Britannica’s 1957 edition, with many color plates of maps and illustrations. “A fascinating time capsule, but still has considerable information that remains valid and relevant today,” the owner says. Hey, they make nice apartment decor too, or at least something to prop up your new Amy Grant framed poster.
Last week, a Huffington Post contributor by the name of Cori Carl penned an article telling New Yorkers to abdicate the city that never sleeps for a city that actually sleeps just fine: Toronto. To Carl’s surprise, I imagine, the post drew guffaws not from New Yorkers but from Torontonians themselves — so much so, in fact, that Carl published a followup essay […]
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]