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.
We’re not going to paper over the fact that America’s daily news sources are in a bit of trouble, that’d just be foolish. But they’re still essential sources of information, at least when they’re done well, and the New York Times and Wall Street Journal certainly deliver in that regard. So it’s good to see them getting […]
Despite the fact that some cities are too proud to welcome colonization by Brooklyn, some cities are more than happy to welcome aesthetic dominance by us. Take Houston’s Brooklyn Athletic Club, for instance. And now we can add Toronto, a city known for its Maple Leafs and crack smoking mayor, to that list, thanks to […]
What’s worse than ordering some totally sweet thing on the internet and then having to actually wait a few business days for it? Nothing, right? Literally nothing worse on Earth than that. That could be an argument against doing all our retail shopping online, but sometimes it’s snowing or raining or you’re sick and you […]