Seasonal employment doesn’t have to mean folding rejected 2 Broke Girls outfits at Urban Outfitters. You could instead get a gig as one of those folks who rescue the city after a big snow. The Local reports the city’s Department of Sanitation is hiring emergency laborers who can be called on to help clear roads and sidewalks. The pay ain’t bad: $12/hour (about what your average Trader Joe’s employee makes, FYI) and goes up to $18/hour for overtime. It looks like there will be plenty of work too: ye olde almanac says we’re due for above-average snow this year. Find out how to apply here.
The department store’s soundtracks don’t lie: the holidays are coming. As the holiday season kicks into gear in the coming weeks, we all begin to feel the impending doom that’s about to wreak havoc upon our bank accounts. We all hope to buy gifts for everyone on our lists without having to sacrifice rent money. […]
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]