If Hungarian gypsy tones make you hungry or if mustache-making sessions make you want to wet your own, just walk outside the Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum tomorrow evening and take a look around. That’s Prospect Heights you see, and the neighborhood has plenty of its own diversions, from the drinks at Franklin Park Bar or the chicken at El Gran Castillo de Jagua. To help with your local exposure, Heart of Brooklyn (ever the BK ambassador) has launched the HOB Connection—a free shuttle bus to local food, drinks and shopping on every Target First Saturday at the museum. The shuttle leaves the museum at 5 p.m., and makes half-hour loops through neighborhood strips until 11. More info and full schedule here.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
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 […]