On ongoing coat drive down in Park Slope collected 56 bags of coats on Tuesday alone for people in need after Sandy, but they aren’t done yet. Not because they’re going for a specific number of bags, just that the coat drive ends tonight at midnight. So they’ll be done in about seven hours. But between now and then, you can head down to 491 1st Street, in between 7th and 8th Avenue, with your coats in a plastic bag and drop them off on the stoop there. Simple as that.
Public transit is full of people trying to force culture on you, what with all the fairly talented street performers and those Metro distributors trying to trick you into reading free newspapers. The MTA will now be joining this bombardment by expanding their Poetry in Motion program to buses, our final culture-free sanctuary, according to the […]
When it comes to the DNC in Brooklyn, there are powerful forces in favor and opposed to it. In favor of it, you’ve got the Clintons and the Democratic establishment in New York City. On the other side, you’ve got a delegation of bloggers as handsome as they are funny. Apparently the police union agrees […]
Housing Works Thrift Shop’s semiannual Best of Fall sale starts this Saturday, and it features discounts from 70 to 90 percent off so you can look all fancy for the turning leaves. Entry to their twelve participating thrift shops, including their Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights locations, is free and they’ve re-stocked their stores with clothes from […]