Possibly the only disadvantage to growing up in New York City’s suburbs is that people here just aren’t that in to guns, no matter how many times I show them Death Wish 3 and tell them “It could happen here.” Finally though, the minority of us that want to feel secure from muggers, bears or kings of England that could just be walking down the street, our time is here. Valastro International Academy, a gun range in Glendale, Queens has jumped on the Groupon train and is offering 60 minutes on their target range with a rifle or shotgun for only $39 (normally $140). You even get a safety course at no extra charge, so don’t worry about pulling a Plaxico. You don’t have much time to wonder if shooting paper targets goes against your finely honed pacifism, the offer expires in two days.
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]
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 […]