FACT: Halloween is the best holiday in all of New York City, due to the sheer glut of parties, events, pageantry and the general aura of mischief found city wide at the end of October. So to add to the spirit of strange times, Sara Antoinette, an apprentice at Brooklyn Tattoo on Smith Street, is offering special $31 Halloween tattoos throughout the whole month of October on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. You have to pick a design from the sheet to the left, and can make an appointment by calling 718.643.1610 or by emailing sara.antoinette[at]gmail.com. Frightened? Don’t be: you can see Sara’s other work.
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 […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]