We’ll have some new tax pointers to share in coming weeks, but here’s a quick tip: instead of paying high fees to get your return, The Brooklyn Cooperative credit union is offering free tax prep through tax day for federal and state returns. You qualify if you make less than $50,000, or are self-employed with expenses less than $10,000 (which, uh, definitely includes us). The service is at two locations: Bushwick, 315 Grove St., and Bed-Stuy: 1424 Fulton St. (check the site for hours). Don’t forget to review our tax tips for procrastinators and to stay tuned for more tips this year!
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]