Saving $25,000 will get you a lot: a year of college, a downpayment on a house or roughly 35,714 cans of Simpler Times. But screw that because who needs college (or a house) when you have your own stealth fighter? Yes, this life-sized scale model of a “gently used” F-117 Stealth Fighter covered in astroturf was part of a display on Governors Island all summer and now is for sale on Craigslist for the possibly very reasonable price of $25K (or best offer), which covers installation and shipping. The ad says it’s “great for kids, would set up nicely in a backyard or lawn.” Better idea: let’s put some wheels on this and start patrolling the bike lanes. Bring it on, cars.
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 […]