10 months ago | Gentrification
Dear Michael—may I call you Mike? I just feel like we’re connected like that, you know? I recently received a hand-addressed envelope from Lucasfilm in my mailbox, addressed to you. Thanks to a Star Wars-fan-friend of mine and a bit of Googling, I...
11 months ago | Culture
The internet is riddled with rants about the slow death of “authentic” New York. Based on the line folded three tiers deep on a recent night in lower Manhattan outside of the Glade®-sponsored Museum of Feelings, no one is all that worried about it...
1 year ago | Real Estate
The New York rental market hit rock bottom this week when bartender Alana Reali posted a joke housing ad for her dive bar’s bathroom and received a flood of replies. Unless you’re one of the unicorn New Yorkers who bought before your neighborhood ...
1 year ago | Bad Ideas
Halloween in New York is second only to New Year's Eve in terms of garbage experiences that end in either hospitalization or a surprise $800 Uber tab. While nothing can ever top the glory of Sexy Back Cover of The Giving Tree, the e-vendors of New...
1 year ago | Brooklyn
Last week the internet lost its mind over the advent of the Brooklyn Bar Menu Generator, a site that spits out comically apt menus for made-up (and perfectly named) Brooklyn gastropubs. Hilarious highlights include "Sublimated Salt" ($16) and...
1 year ago | Dive Bars
After a mind-blowing $46,000-a-month rent increase, iconic Meatpacking dive Hogs & Heifers held its last call on August 23 before preparing to close for good after 23 years. Best-known for its winning combo of cheap drinks and outspoken, ...