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.
Public transit is full of people trying to force culture on you, what with all the fairly talented street performers and those Metro distributors trying to trick you into reading free newspapers. The MTA will now be joining this bombardment by expanding their Poetry in Motion program to buses, our final culture-free sanctuary, according to the […]
When it comes to the DNC in Brooklyn, there are powerful forces in favor and opposed to it. In favor of it, you’ve got the Clintons and the Democratic establishment in New York City. On the other side, you’ve got a delegation of bloggers as handsome as they are funny. Apparently the police union agrees […]
Housing Works Thrift Shop’s semiannual Best of Fall sale starts this Saturday, and it features discounts from 70 to 90 percent off so you can look all fancy for the turning leaves. Entry to their twelve participating thrift shops, including their Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights locations, is free and they’ve re-stocked their stores with clothes from […]