We’ve said it before, but the Rev. Vince Anderson and his Love Choir at Union Pool is the best damn free weekly show in Brooklyn, and anyone who disagrees must be some kind of sinner sent here by the Mitt Romney buzzkill brigade. It’s so much fun that we won’t even waste our time selling it to you, except to tell you that tonight is Vince’s birthday, which means, in addition to the two sets of dirty, sweaty gospel, you’ll also get some free pints of Sixpoint’s special Instant Pentecostal Apostle, the Rev’s own brew; and Eli “Paperboy” Reed will be DJing and singing with the band. If you miss it, you’ll never understand why you are the miracle.
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 […]