Did today’s rage at Facebook’s changes make you temporarily forget your rage at Netflix’s way bigger changes? Let us refresh your memory because, between upping prices, removing instant-access Party Down from our lives and adding a silly sounding new service, you’re probably wondering what to do. The good nerds over at Wired have got your back with this complete rundown of eight Netflix alternatives, from iTunes and RedBox to Hulu and Vudu. Wired’s Mike Isaac runs down the prices, selection, pros (“wired”), cons (“tired”) and ranks each one. Handy, right?
New York City is expensive … if you actually try to pay for everything you need. The city is a giving tree that will help support your basic needs, if you know where to look, and save you the hassle of paying for stuff that is freely available everywhere: Moving boxes, magazines, condoms and more. Here are […]
1. Take in some drama at the Bed-Stuy Theater Group’s August in August, with performances this weekend of “Two Trains Running” by August Wilson. (Friday in Fulton Park; Saturday in Herbert Von King Park, FREE) 2. Check out Smash Industries, a brand new community space, at a pre-opening party with music by Cutters, Forfeit, Zanois, […]
Recently, we recommended Shipwrecked, Brooklyn’s first indoor mini-golf course, as a fun, air-conditioned diversion on a hot day. Since opening in Red Hook a couple months back, Shipwrecked has filled a huge hole in the summer fun market, since there isn’t much else in the way of mini-golf in Brooklyn. But now, a new course called Brooklyn […]