Goya orange sodas, Phillie Blunts, little vials of whatever they sell at the counters… what would NYC be without bodegas? If you have a favorite, enter L Magazine’s Best Bodega in NYC Contest and you could win free beer for a week. The rules are simple: In 100 to 400 words, write the love letter you never wrote to your favorite NYC bodega, include a photo (optional) and email it here. The winner will receive a 6-pack of beer of their choice from their beloved bodega every day for one week, and—probably the best part—the prize will be delivered to your home by a staffer (intern, we say) of L Magazine. So whether you go for the $1 tall boys, the packages without expiration dates or the incredible magazine selection, start on your love letter today. Check out the details here.
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 […]