Saturday is national Passport Day, which means you can apply for a passport, get advice or anything else passport-related in person without going through the sometimes grueling process of making an appointment to do the same. The Brooklyn event is at 271 Cadman Plaza East. It won’t save you any money off the $135 fee, but it will save you some hassle, especially if you took advantage of those late-winter travel deals. And this is a good time to remind you why paying for passport rush services is one big scam. Take it from us: just having a new passport teasing you with its blank, stamp-less pages is motivation enough to figure out a way to travel, whatever your budget.
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]
1. Start your Halloween weekend artfully with Norte Maar’s Beat Nite Greenpoint, with 10 galleries around the neighborhood open late. (Friday, Greenpoint, FREE) 2. Be a relaxed witch at Chick Flicks & Coloring, with Halloween-themed coloring books, group tarot readings, a screening of Practical Magic, midnight margaritas, and more. (Friday, Threes Brewing, $13) 3. See […]
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 […]