Wouldn’t holiday shopping be a lot less gruesome if someone were paying you to do it? Before you apply to be the personal lip gloss shopper for the Kardashians, try this out: Consumer Reports is looking for secret shoppers throughout New York state to make undercover purchases for the magazine, and get paid $12 an hour to do it. It’s like being a spy, but instead of Russians, you’re hunting shady consumer quality! You could end up working between 10-30 hours a month so this won’t be a full-time job, but it could be some sweet supplemental income that gives you an excuse to go to the mall. To apply, you have to submit a list of the major retailers within 20 miles of you, three product trends you’ve noticed while shopping and a paragraph of 250 words on why you would make a great mystery shopper, among other things. Check Consumerist for the full details.
New York has always stood firmly apart from “the rest of America.” We dealt with last week’s terror scare like true New Yorkers, and when Trump’s phobic rhetoric during his campaign threatened to marginalize Muslim communities around the country, Brooklyn’s comedy scene rallied to the cause. But we still have a lot of work to do in a city where […]
I asked Giuliani if Trump is a feminist #DebateNight pic.twitter.com/xWvkgVuKXV — Alexandra Svokos (@asvokos) September 27, 2016 Last night, the world stood wide-eyed in front of their television screens as Sec. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took one another on in the first of many presidential debates that may help to determine the outcome of […]
1. The presidential debates are tonight, and you’re probably not going to want to watch them alone — or sober. So we made you a roundup of 20 bars broadcasting the bloodsport, from Greenpoint to Bay-Ridge, many with drink specials and absurd accompanying commentary. (Monday, various venues, FREE) 2. Or perhaps you want something that’s […]