Even for those of us who haven’t been in a classroom in years, the words “Back to school” are pretty much the most depressing sound you can hear, right next to the sound of your building collapsing in an earthquake and the deafening email silence I get every time I send out a job application. But just because we ignore the end of summer doesn’t mean we ignore the chance to save money. Ditmas Park Blog ran down a BTS price comparison on where to find cheapest of the most essential school item: the composition notebook. Read on to see what they found. Kids still use notebooks, right? The kind with paper?
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 […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]