This tip might be a bit bougie for those of you with a Tom’s-only footwear policy, but we know for a fact that there are some hardcore DSW fans in the brokesphere too. (Love those birthday coupons!) If you’re one of them, and a parent, you may have noted how annoying it is that DSW doesn’t sell kids’ shoes. Actually they do — but only online. You don’t get to play red-green-purple sticker blackjack like you do in the clearance racks, but they seem to have some decent stuff on the site. And you can return kids’ shoes to the adult stores too. There’s also a useful print-out shoe-size ruler that helps drive home how your kid’s foot has grown three sizes since you last sprung for a new pair. Ok, here’s DSW. Now back to our regularly scheduled Spike Lee movie giveaway.
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 […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]