The release of today’s map showing the locations of the stations for NYC’s huge bike share launch this summer stirred up a lot of anger. It basically showed that no neighborhoods south of Atlantic Avenue, including — how dare they! — Park Slope and Prospect Park — would get to be a part of the program. We called DOT to check into this and it turns out today’s release was just the first wave of station announcements. Some 180 additional stations are still planned for areas of Park Slope, Cobble Hill, Crown Heights and Prospect Heights (along with parts of Manhattan and Queens) … but not until next spring. A DOT spokesman told us the city will continue to work with the community to nail down exact station locations, but if you were hoping to bike share your way down to Prospect Park this summer, you’re out of luck. We asked the spokesman why these were chosen to roll out first; if we get an answer today, we’ll update this post, so stay tuned.
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]