The Metropolitan Museum of Art is holding a memorial service for beloved Brooklyn native Maurice Sendak, and the Times tells us the museum is opening up about 100 tickets for the public to attend. To get them, you should send an e-mail to Sendakmemorial@gmail.com (two ticket limite per request). The paper of record doesn’t say whether the tickets cost anything, though we’d hazard a guess that they’re free because of this quote: playwright and Sendak friend Tony Kushner told the Times people who knew the author wanted to reserve some seats for the public “because his work meant so much to so many people, and it meant a lot to him that people loved” his books.
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. […]