Is it just us, is Fashion’s Night Out peaking like a pair of harem pants? The annual fall shopping crawl created in 2008 to inject energy and dollars into retail is tonight, and it doesn’t seem quite as fevered as past years, perhaps because all the fashion people are still shaking sand out of their neon gladiator platforms. The Cut rounds up the “best, weirdest, and most free-drinks-offering spots” (amen) here, while there are a whole bunch of pop-up shops listed here on Racked. Allure has the best beauty events (AKA massive free sample scrounge). If you’re keeping it local, the official FNO site lists 37 very random Brooklyn shops (Bird, Children’s Place, Lane Bryant) hosting shindigs tonight. A few happenings on our radar: Beauty Bar in the Slope has 2-for-1 cocktails. Peachfrog in Williamsburg is having a big 50 percent off sale starting today at noon and our friends at Dusty Rose Vintage are doing a block party in Greenpoint featuring indie designers and vintage sellers including one called Circus Freak Vintage. So you can pick up a pair of size 20 spats and be home in time to catch Mr. Michelle speak tonight.
We live in a golden age of sorts for enjoyers of the scourge known as marijuana. Police just laugh at you when they catch you smoking it (if you’re white, anyway), and if it’s stronger than it was the the 60s like your parents keep saying, well who cares? Just means you can smoke less […]
Space…the giant big empty above our heads. It’s terrifying in its bigness and emptiness, but that didn’t stop some students from CUNY’s Medgar Edvers College from building a satellite they gave to NASA, to be launched into space. And now that satellite has been attached to a rocket and sent up to the stars, meaning […]
Remember that self-guided Spirit Trail? We found a bottle of booze from the tour for under $25, which is harder than you’d think, for a good reason. These are after all, smaller outfits that just started, and startup costs are more expensive. Expenses like rent, as we’re always ranting discussing, are ridiculous around here. Despite this, there was […]