Life Sucks Die magazine's Andrew Broder released a song called "What a Day Day," soliciting a slew of puns from his coworkers: "What a Dre Day" stuck. Broder's friends decided to transform their inter-office joke into a nationally celebrated holiday, to correspond with the rapper's birthday: February 18. This year, the local celebration took place at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. More about the event here.
In honor of Fashion Week, Susanne Bartsch and Kenny Kenny threw a wildly day-glo Patricia Field/Keith Haring party at Good Units, a new club in the basement of the Hudson Hotel. Spectacular highlight: Narcissister, a performer who reverse-stripped, putting on an outfit she pulled out of her...
Last Thursday, February 4, Wasabassco Burlesque hosted bikini-themed burlesque and go-go dancing at Bell House, featuring performances from the likes of GiGi La Femme, Anite Cookie, Bird of Paradise, Nasty Canasta, Sapphire Jones, and Sizzle Dizzle.
On Saturday, January 30, over 400 costumed people ran their bedecked shopping carts in the seventh annual Idiotarod, which this year ran from Williamsburg/Greenpoint through Long Island City to Astoria, Queens.