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.
Brooklyn is probably second only to Manhattan when it comes to literary cachet — though you’ll find plenty who say Brooklyn has taken over the top spot in recent years. The borough is crawling with literary stars and wannabe authors who are clearly writing what they know. Brooklyn is so woven into the fabric of […]
Subway wifi is a mixed blessing: some people are eager for more of it so they can never lose a minute of joke tweets about Anthony Weiner while on the train; others hate it because it intrudes on the blessed moments of digitally unconnected time when your boss can’t reach you and you can have […]
1. Let the melodies carry you away at A Night of Composed and Decomposed Music, with the David Zakarian & Quincy Chimich Duo and the Patrick McGee Quintet. (Monday, Living Gallery, $5) 2. Chuckly awkwardly at comedy duo Pasic & Platt’s Orgy, which follows a modern couple trying to organize an orgy for, undeniably, the wrong reasons. […]