When you look for cheap living tips, you turn to Brokelyn. When we look for cheap things to do, we turn to our pals the skint, who every day give us a face full of the best free, cheap, groupon’d, open-bar-ing, sample sale-ing stuff to do that rebukes the idea that New York is just for the rich. Now you can show your love at the skint’s first event: Ooey Gooey Valentine’s Day Comedy Show at the Bell House Feb. 11, featuring Kurt Braunohler, Claudia Cogan, Jessica Delfino, videos from the Found Footage Festival, plus music, food and more surprises. Full details and tickets at the skint.
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 […]