Yes, we know print is about as hot as the talkies these days, but i f you’re going to subscribe to one non-iPad magazine, it should be either New York Magazine or the New Yorker. And the New Yorker you can get for being a member of WNYC (you do that too, yah?), so get yourself a free subscription to the city’s premier glossy today by following @nymag and RTing this phrase before 4 p.m. today: “Those crazy kids at @NYMag hit 100K followers, and are celebrating by giving away 25 subscriptions. #NYMag100K.” The mag is giving out 25 year subscriptions (42 issues) in celebration of the mag’s 100,000th follower. A Twitter contest? How Lowbrow Brilliant of you!
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]
1. Start your Halloween weekend artfully with Norte Maar’s Beat Nite Greenpoint, with 10 galleries around the neighborhood open late. (Friday, Greenpoint, FREE) 2. Be a relaxed witch at Chick Flicks & Coloring, with Halloween-themed coloring books, group tarot readings, a screening of Practical Magic, midnight margaritas, and more. (Friday, Threes Brewing, $13) 3. See […]
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]