viaYeah, you wish. Listen, we (that is, Jen) loves summer. But maybe not everyone does. And because it's our dear intern Esther's last day, we're letting her sound off on the subject. Let the summer-hating commence!
It's August, and it has been for two weeks now. Summer is almost over. We ma ... More >>
The Main Street entrance of Flushing's new New World Mall
Remember the Old Navy on Main Street at the corner of Main and Roosevelt? Providing the best public restrooms in Flushing and haphazard heaps of even cheaper and bigger clothes than the other Old Navies in town? Well, it's gone, and ... More >>
photo by Michael Ann German
Early on, Fergus and Geronimo were miscast as Woodsist-endorsed purveyors of lo-fi white noise, partly for their trickle of singles that sounded like Playskool-recorder rescues, partly because the native Texans were DIY-friendly and played shows with bands like the Beets ... More >>
"I thought these only existed in cartoons." Twitpic by nataliemorales.
Well, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done and the War on Christmas is getting closer! How's that going? On the one hand, the Satanists managed to keep the sidewalk Santas out of New York; on the other, Christers mus ... More >>
I feel the same irrational glee whenever I find a corn dog in my mitts. They were called "pronto pups" at the Minnesota State Fair.
For the sultry month of August, the West Village old-timer Cowgirl Hall of Fame commemorates state fairs via a series of over-the-top window displays, featurin ... More >>
"BROOKYLN might soon get the "Sex and the City" treatment," says Page Six. "Author Amy Sohn got an early publicity bump for her upcoming novel, Prospect Park West, after Sarah Jessica Parker's Pretty Matches production company optioned the story in conjunction with HBO for a half-hour series . Says ... More >>
courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery
The discreet jiggle that comes with the New York art world's switch to summer hours--Monday to Friday instead of Tuesday to Saturday--acts as a blunt industry-wide signal: the people who buy and sell art at a high level have checked out until September. Some are cha ... More >>