03/28/17 5:30pm

We salute you with cotton candy, oh wondrous wheel. Photo by @laurenswells

The Spring Equinox has come and past but the world, or at least New York, still feels grey and damp, so here’s a surefire sign that spring weather and good things are coming: Coney Island’s Opening Day is just over a week away (!).

The Happiest Place on Earth (ya, we know that actually refers to Disneyland but, like, Coney is proof that money and sterile fairytales can’t buy you the same quality happiness decaying theme park rides, funnel cake, and drunk boardwalk dancing with topless strangers can) is coming back to life from its winter dormancy on Saturday, April 8 for the start of its official 2017 season. (more…)

02/27/13 11:23am


It’s pretty freakin miserable out there today, huh? Don’t despair though, it’s going to be March in two days, which heralds the arrival of spring. Pretty exciting, huh? Of course, we’re not in college anymore (except for those of you in grad school), so we can’t take to the streets screaming “WOOOO SPRING BREAK!” But now maybe we can, because Pine Box Rock Shop is hosting another Vegan Shop-Up, and it’s named for the annual rite of regrettable decisions by college students. (more…)