If only you could hit a lock button on the weather app and keep New York City as it is: a sunny, slightly crisp but not chilly enough for that bulky jacket. But you can’t, and the city will soon be miserable and you won’t believe you ever left the apartment without AT-AT transport. Here’s a chance to still enjoy the outdoors: starting Wednesday, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be FREE on weekdays during winter hours (8am-4:30pm Tuesday-Friday; 10am-4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday). It beats the $10 regular price and means your withering windowsill basil won’t be the only foliage you see until April.
1. Start your Halloween weekend artfully with Norte Maar’s Beat Nite Greenpoint, with 10 galleries around the neighborhood open late. (Friday, Greenpoint, FREE) 2. Be a relaxed witch at Chick Flicks & Coloring, with Halloween-themed coloring books, group tarot readings, a screening of Practical Magic, midnight margaritas, and more. (Friday, Threes Brewing, $13) 3. See […]
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]