Missed out on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s free tree giveaway last weekend? Don’t worry about it, you still have a chance to get the foundation for the treehouse of your dreams. Somehow, the park didn’t go through it’s supply of trees on Saturday, so you, you lucky procrastinator, can get in the running for one by emailing them at email@example.com. They’ve only got 35 left though, so be quick about it. If you’re too slow for those ones, the Gowanus Canal Conservancy is giving away 150 trees of their own this Saturday. If you’re on the fence about putting a tree in your yard, consider this: when the Ents finally come visit Brooklyn, they’ll be more likely to treat you well if they see you’ve been taking care of one of their cousins.
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 […]