Milk prices are mooooving up up up, and small shops are getting hit the hardest. The Daily News reports the average price of a half-gallons beefed up from $1.47 in 2000 to $2.06 last year. That’s an 11 percent hike in New York City, while prices in the rest of the country actually cowered down 2.1 percent. But to find out the real situation with the dairy depression, The Local is crowd-sourcing prices at supermarkets, bodegas and speciality stores around the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill area. Hoof it over to there and contribute a price from your neighborhood half-gallon of sweet lactose. The Local will gather and give them a good shake to determine which inter-species bottled breast milk is best for your wallet.
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]