Snow, yay! Or maybe nay. Today’s stuff is more like a quick-sandy slush—venture out and you know you’ll get soaked and miserable under the rodent-sized flakes. And making it down the block seems like a positively tail-bone-bruising endeavor. Yet, you refuse to go stir-crazy in your apartment all afternoon watching your umpteenth day of Olympics and cruising Chatroulette. So, time to get out there and do something, and something cheap. But what? Nurse a tasty stout by the wood-burning fireplace of a cozy bar? Sip evening tea at your favorite cafe? Spend a half-hour sweating it out on the elliptical? We want to know: Where’s your favorite spot to combat the snow (slush) day blues?
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 […]