If we were a big media outfit, this second-hand reportage might not pass muster. But we hear it from a very reliable source that Duane Reade was having a totally nutso sale today, with all summer stuff and beach paraphernelia 90 percent off. We’re talking fans for 99 cents; bags of potting soil for 25 cents; travel mugs, 50 cents; and small-to-medium-sized bags of charcoal, 60 cents. “One woman walked off with 25 bags and left me two,” said our tipster, who says the Cortelyou Road store is already fairly well picked clean. No idea what’s left at any other stores (Flatbush and Parkside said they’re cleaned out too) but it might be worth a stop on the way home tonight.
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. […]
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]