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.
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1. Plan for a cruelty-free feast at Haymarket’s Vegan Memorial Day Sale, with 10 percent off all BBQ supplies, plus treats by pop-up vendors Ponycakes, Brooklyn Whiskers, and Yeah Dawg. (Haymarket’s Corner, FREE) 2. Compete for swag prizes at Syndicated’s Downeast Cider Popup, featuring an oh-so-challenging single-hole putt-putt course, plus cider cocktails and a special cider-infused meal. […]
You know this script too well by now: beloved New York City neighborhood staple announces it’s closing, there’s much hand wringing about “there goes the neighborhood” and everyone gets sad. This one feels a little bit different though: Dumbo bookstore staple powerHouse seemed as ingrained in the neighborhood as the cobblestone streets themselves. Watching readings from its huge […]