Before we sign off for the week, we’d just like to say thank you to everyone that read the site, passed tips about volunteer opportunities to us, tweeted at us and retweeted our updates and shared the news we put up. We did our best to connect people who wanted to help with people who needed it, but you guys put those efforts over the top by sharing it with whoever you could. Sandy was maybe a once in a lifetime storm, or maybe it’s just the way we’re going to have to live now, but if the response from our readers was any indication, New Yorkers will always be happy to help out after a disaster strikes our home. Below you’ll find all of our best info about Sandy recovery, including volunteer opportunities and free offers for survivors. See you out there this weekend.
Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! We’ve been doing our smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second year to embrace the burgeoning beer […]
I grew up in Flatbush, Brooklyn, and I never really felt like I “fit.” The neighborhood was largely Caribbean, but the only people I had interactions with were my fellow Haitians. Most of the kids in my school were either Irish or Italian, and I was one of three black students in my class. It’s […]
Skip the spin classes and get your buns on a real bicycle — Bike Month is finally here! And while the cold and damp may not yet feel like biking season (sorry, Five Boro Tourists), now’s the time to get back in the saddle and into cycling shape. If you need some extra motivation to start rolling, […]