We just came across this super helpful flow chart from the good folks at GOOD. It shows you step by step how to cook cheap food that’s tasty and easy to make but gives you more variety than your usual pasta dish: you start with the basic onions and work your way out to other simple ingredients until you’ve got a minestrone, chili con carne or risotto. Before you know it, your menu has more interchangeable parts than a Mr. Potato Head, who, incidentally, would fit in nicely with that beef stew recipe.
If you’ve been in New York City for a couple of years, you’ve probably heard someone talk about how things have changed. You’ve probably noticed it yourself: rent goes up, places close, people move away. Nowhere are these changes more apparent than in Brooklyn’s DIY music scene: bands get together, bands break up, venues close. […]
Nothing quite compares to the feeling of cresting the top of the Williamsburg Bridge bike lane, surveying our badass city before you shift into high gear (or not, you fixie kids) and coast the well-deserved downhill slope to the finish line on the other side. I doubt I’m the first to say it: New York […]
1. Honor the legacy of urban activist Jane Jacobs by taking a Jane’s Walk: there are 200+ on offer, from “Hipsters & History in Greenpoint” to “The Brownsville Experience” to “Go Dutch in Flatlands.” (Friday through Sunday, FREE) 2. Find the light at Tunnel Odyssey, an immersive dance-theatre production combining the Odyssey and The Oregon […]