Kids love climbing, but in a city notably devoid of tall gnarly oaks and secret tree houses, climbing mostly means lugging mom’s groceries up a fifth floor walkup. But lucky for them, we have a huge colorful climbing center at Brooklyn Boulders. And lucky for you — if you like adventures with kids, that is —Brooklyn Boulders is looking for volunteers to help show a small group of kids the ropes on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 11am-1pm through November. The climbing center’s Pieter Cooper says he’s looking for people to teach groups of six to nine kids how to belay and other climbing basics; in exchange, you can hit the wall for free. Contact Pieter@BrooklynBoulders.com for more info.
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 […]