Oh summer, where did you go? It seems like only yesterday we were imagining a season full of splashing in the pristine new waters of the re-opened McCarren Pool, but then months of poo clouds and floaters and roving bands of Lord of the Flies characters kept us away. As Curbed reminds us, all the city’s free pools (McCarren and all these too) close for the season at the end of the day Monday, which means this weekend is your last chance to get dive on in. After that, it’s nine horrible months of pants and indoor living again.
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 […]
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 […]