Legendary mountain biking company, Giant, has partnered with Transportation Alternatives and Recycle-A-Bicycle to donate 100 bikes, as well as helmets and locks, to community organizations aiding the Sandy relief effort. Giant is sending its Revel 2 mountain bikes (which retail for close to $400) to improve mobility among residents in the stricken areas, in fleets no larger than 10, but as small as one. If you’d like to apply for one, check out this site.
The Brooklyn Paper today reports on a bit of property-ganda : “The developer of a massive new luxury apartment building on the Gowanus Canal is publishing its own neighborhood newspaper that it says is designed to steer the conversation away from the notoriously toxic waterway and towards the area’s arts and nightlife scene. But some locals believe it […]
New York is the kind of place that draws creative types. Some of us relocate from other places, but some of us have been here forever. And the thing about being a creative type anywhere, but especially in New York, is that you usually can’t survive on your art right away — unless, of course, your […]
Y’all, we did it. We survived a blizzard, Ted Cruz, a weird season of Broad City, and that one night in May when we had to pull our coats out from under the bed again. Dreams of a margarita-soaked Brooklyn summer kept us warm through those cold nights— but wake the fuck up, it’s finally here! Now is […]