Maybe this is old news to some, but the rest of us who pay only tangential attention to sports are upending our Sunday plans: NBC is streaming the Superbowl online for free this year, which means you don’t need to make nice with your one friend in the suburbs who has a TV or spend dozens of dollars at a bar. Of course, two things to consider: 1) there’s no telling how good the stream will be, which means you could miss minutes of the game to annoying buffering and overloaded networks; and 2) isn’t it just fun to be out and about in the while watching a New York team beat up on a Boston one?
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 […]
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 […]