If you have an old car and want to get some Obama change to trade it in for a Prius, The New York Times has a helpful primer that explains the details of the federal Cash for Clunkers program. An auto is only eligible for the $4,500 rebate toward the purchase of a more efficient vehicle if it’s less than 25 years old, has an original mileage rating of under 18 mpg and it is in good driving condition. Other useful info: don’t assume the dealer won’t give you other discounts (haggle as you would on any new car purchase) and move quickly; The $2 billion in additional funds may only last a few weeks. For more, read the full story in the Times.
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 — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]