All joking aside about how the only thing Irene hurt was your Saturday night plans, we know at least a few people who took some real storm damage. Before you go running over to Home Depot, check out this odd bit of philanthropy: Carroll Gardens Patch reports that Gownaus-based Film Biz Recycling is offering free materials to anyone who suffered storm damage. You could refit your apartment with some of the furniture, lumber, paint, props and other items the company reclaims from the sets of big-budget Hollywood flicks. Film Biz’s Jane Borock tells Patch”If materials are needed, it’s yours for pretty much free, without the red tape.” Neat! To find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by 540 President St.
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]