Have a good weekend guys? Avoid being trapped by hipsters? Maybe do a little repenting? Did you go to Jackie’s Fifth Amendment expecting to have a very meaningful time because it was supposed to close Saturday? Well, we’ve got good news and bad news. The bad news is that you didn’t have a meaningful experience, because of the good news, which is that the bar is still open. For how much longer, no one knows.While Jackie’s is definitely still closing forever, a bartender told The L that the bar will now be open until mid-October as the owner takes his time cleaning out the basement. Still, she said that the bar was definitely sold, the pharmacy next door will definitely be taking over the space, and also that no one actually knows what day it’s closing. So, if you didn’t get Saturday, you’ve got another chance. Why not just start going every day between now and whenever the mysterious closing date is? It’s not like you’ve got anything else to do.
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 […]