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.
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 […]