It’s now dead-hot beautiful summer and the only ones thinking about the cruel fall are those teacher types embracing their few months of sanity. If you’re a new graduate preparing for your first year in front of the classroom this September, one outgoing Sunset Park teacher may make your life a little easier. The class act is giving away a whole starting teacher kit for grades 2-5 including things like pocket charts, stickers, incentive charts, calculators, math books and “LOTS” of children’s books. You have to take the whole large suitcase of stuff at once. Betcha that teacher will be happy to see them go.
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]