At this moment in Bushwick, right near the McKibbin lofts, there is a 14′ U-Haul truck parked on the street. The back of the truck is open and inside is hundreds and hundreds of pillows. You can go take as many as you want, at least according to this Craigslist ad today. The truck will be parked all day; as of 10:30am, there were about 800 left, and the poster says “the pillows will not run out.” Whether this is some sort of My Blue Heaven-esque stolen good scheme or just an elaborate ruse by the Bedbug Godfather to infiltrate your home, we’ll let you decide. Although our chances of returning to the McKibben lofts will be greatly increased if there is a giant pillow fort involved.
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 […]