There is actually water in McCarren Pool for the first time since 1984! A reminder that in just one week from today, the free, public McCarren Park Pool will reopen for all you hot, sweaty, refreshment-seeking north Brooklynites. Curbed snapped a few preview shots to prove that it’s all really happening. A whole new era in Brooklyn summers begins? And after that, you’re of course coming to the Brokelyn Summer Camp party for more cooling down with drinks, free beer and prizes, right? Holy crap, it IS like summer camp!
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 […]