Remember Santorini, the Williamsburg Greek restaurant that decided to try out a “pay what you feel the food is worth” experiment back in November? Well, New York City, you marvelous loving bastard, you’ve made it work. Here’s Williamsburg reports the restaurant had such “outstanding” response to the experiment, they’ve decided to make it permanent. You heard that right: a restaurant in Brooklyn has enough trust in people they’re staking the future of their business on it. One of the top 15 reasons to love New York City? Sounds about right.
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 […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]