Here’s a show we can really get behind: It’s called Broke. It’s in Brooklyn. And tickets are on a sliding scale. Plus it’s hosted by John DeVore (left), the comedian Time Out called a “notorious roué.” (Did you know what it meant?) DeVore, a Maxim Radio talker, will be interviewing audience members about their “tales of surviving, hustling and thriving.” Anyone game enough to volunteer should expect some curveballs. DeVore’s repertoire veers from the beer-sex-gadget beat to wicked political satire (he was a co-creator of the Bush-era parody site, whitehouse.org) Plus his word for the global financial what-have-you is the Hobopocalypse. At least we don’t need a dictionary for that one. Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 p.m. at the Brick Theater, 575 Metropolitan Avenue between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue, 718-907-6189.
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]