And the winner of the best-dressed event in Brooklyn goes to… this past weekend’s Afropunk festival, a pounding, screaming, skating orgy of high-altitude hair, nuclear graphic prints and more boots than the Bolivian army. Fashion Bomb magazine and Highsnobette have glorious photos of the two-day fest at Commodore Barry Park, with Erykah Badu, Gym Class Heroes, Janelle Monae, Reggie Watts and more. Mighty good show, Brooklyn — not that anyone would be surprised.
The MTA frequently reminds you through official signs that a crowded train is not an excuse for unwanted sexual contact. While most commuters heed the message, it seems not to have gotten through to the Republican candidate for president, who is responsible for bringing a conversation about “is groping cool or nah” into the race for […]
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]