We’ve been accused of nursing a little Ikea obsession, so if you’re not a breeder, you can skip this item. But if you are, and you join “Ikea Family,” you get 30 minutes extra at the Småland play area (thank you cut and paste), the only reason why any parent might leave Ikea with their bookshelves and sanity in tact. Everyone else just gets an hour, according to the web site, though we swear it was 45 minutes on our last visit. Ikea Family is free and members also get discounts on some items, a chance to win a $100 gift card whenever you shop and free coffee or tea. We’re guessing they also get a chip embedded in the neck to track Karlstad purchases and meatball consumption but that’s only a theory and did we mention that extra half hour of play time? Join here, if you want. By the way, Ikea is open until midnight this Friday (8/19), with extended water taxi and shuttle service.
We live in a golden age of sorts for enjoyers of the scourge known as marijuana. Police just laugh at you when they catch you smoking it (if you’re white, anyway), and if it’s stronger than it was the the 60s like your parents keep saying, well who cares? Just means you can smoke less […]
Space…the giant big empty above our heads. It’s terrifying in its bigness and emptiness, but that didn’t stop some students from CUNY’s Medgar Edvers College from building a satellite they gave to NASA, to be launched into space. And now that satellite has been attached to a rocket and sent up to the stars, meaning […]
Remember that self-guided Spirit Trail? We found a bottle of booze from the tour for under $25, which is harder than you’d think, for a good reason. These are after all, smaller outfits that just started, and startup costs are more expensive. Expenses like rent, as we’re always ranting discussing, are ridiculous around here. Despite this, there was […]