You know about the big parade marching as we speak, and that classy green Guinness waiting for you later on, but how about free bowling all day and U2 in 3D? Those are Brooklyn Bowl’s offerings today, and our friends at the skint have much more in the way of special St. Paddy’s Day happenings. Brazen Head’s giving away free corned beef sandwiches at 5 p.m. (to be washed down with $5 Guinness pints & $6 Jameson); Rocky Sullivan’s is hosting Brooklyn’s Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Gary OG and Seanchai & the Unity Squad tonight at 8; and there’s a full evening’s line-up at Spike Hill with a special St. Paddy’s menu. If that’s not enough, see the rest of the skint’s listings, and the links to even more leprechaun-ish stuff going on around the city.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
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 […]