Ditmas Park has been reeling since beloved community member and owner of Whisk Cafe & Bakery Josh Rubin was found murdered in Pennsylvania earlier this month. The shop has been closed since he disappeared this fall. To help Josh’s family recoup some of the costs, Ditmas Park Blog reports the entire cafe’s contents will be up for sale this Saturday. The full (huge) list is on this Craigslist ad, but it includes oven, freezer, mixer, juicer, ice machine, coffee grinder, pots and pans, a router, chairs, even sugar packets and garbage cans. It’s from 10am to 3pm Saturday, at Whisk Bakery Cafe, 1119 Newkirk Ave., Ditmas Park.
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 […]