We have a hard time paying for a taxi except in some 4 a.m. dead-of-February, G-Train-shuttle-bus situation that warrants forgoing our trusty MetroCard. But here’s a chance to not have to worry about it for a year: as part of the search for the “Taxi of Tomorrow,” the city is giving away a year of free taxi rides (up to $5,000). To enter, just fill out their short survey, which asks you about your taxi habits and what you’d like to see in the new taxis (sunroofs for better views, more storage, lights that tell other drivers that taxi doors are opening, etc.) and even lets you vote on some of the designs. The drawing is Dec. 17, though even if we won, we’d probably still take the subway, because where else do you get to see this?
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]