Santa Claus is coming to town! Yep, it’s that time of year again and Mr. Claus is working his elves to the bone, but he’s found a little time to get out and meet with his fans (even the four-legged ones) across the globe. This Sunday he’ll be sliding down the chimney into My Two Dogs where he’s asking for a $6 donation for you, your family, and your pets to sit in his lap and tell him what you want for Christmas, while shooting a terrific holiday photo (the photo will be emailed to you so it’s easier to post to Facebook and brag to your friends about meeting Santa). A portion of all donations will be sent to Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, an awesome company “saving badass dogs from idiot humans,” as it states on its site. Sitting is on a first-come first-served basis, so get there early.
It arrives earlier and with more abundance each year—pumpkin-spice season. Flavoring everything, from cookies, to cream cheese, to local beer, to much-maligned-as-of-late pumpkin spice lattes that have become a sure sign of sweater-weather, pumpkin, the faker the better it seems, has become shorthand for fall. While we love actual pumpkin, in soup, curry, pie and even […]
Before the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club opened in Gowanus, shuffleboard was an activity you associated with Florida retirement homes. Now Royal Palms is one of the hottest spots in South Brooklyn, best known for its sprawling shuffleboard courts, but it also has one of the borough’s most sophisticated cocktail programs. Designed by general manager Tim […]
As much as we love New York City, and as ideal as it is for many things, it is not the best place to enjoy fall foliage and get that taste of the outdoors that even the most seasoned city dwellers need from time to time. Here are two easy trips north where you can […]
October in New York City means the arrival of the CMJ Music Marathon. This year, as always, the list for the five-day music festival is extensive. So extensive, in fact, that you’d probably be well advised to take two or three coffee breaks while scanning the schedule, which features more than 1,300 live performances. Before […]
On an already busy month in New York music-wise (and we’re not just talking about CMJ), indie music fans can expect a lot of bang for their bucks with these two acts, one from Australia and the other from right here in Brooklyn, sharing a bill at Webster Hall next week. Anytime someone mentions Courtney Barnett, […]