No, it’s not that CBS dreck that has yet to do anything for Brooklynites besides give us fresh material to snark about. The HBO show How to Make it In America is celebrating its second season that starts on Oct. 2 by throwing a bunch of late-night open bars in Brooklyn and the Lower East Side because … HBO has crazy money? From all your Wire DVD purchases? It includes Thursday night jams at Nitehawk Cinema from 10-11pm and Bembe form 12-1am. There are associated DJs, dancing, photo booths and more, and the free booze is Hendrick’s Gin and Hudson Whiskey, which ain’t bad at all. See the full list of open bars and details over at Free Dubya.
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 […]