What to do this week

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What to do this week(end): April 23–29

Happy Friday, friends, and welcome to my cluster of not terrible, but sort of off-putting, day-after symptoms from my second shot! My left armpit and teeth (?) are throbbing and I feel stoned, but otherwise, I seem to have avoided the more severe side effects that everyone else I know has encountered. Mostly, though, I’m... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): April 16–22

Hello Brooklyn, and here’s hoping that a great many more of you have been vaccinated since the last time we checked in with each other a couple of weeks ago! I myself am one Pfizer shot down, having hauled my cookies to a Bay Ridge Walgreens and experienced the cognitive dissonance of becoming the beneficiary... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): March 26-April 1

Hallelujah, it’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday! (NB: If you have never listened to Decoder Ring’s episode from last year about the much maligned Rebecca Black and her earworm from hell, it’s pretty interesting to hear her take on that debacle a decade after the fact.) ANYhoo, Happy Pesach to all those who... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): March 19-26

It’s official, spring is here! It’s not exactly warm yet, but being able to take a walk in the daylight after that final work Zoom meeting every night has already done wonders for my mood, how about you all? Last Saturday, I celebrated a friend’s birthday in the outdoor area of Ainslie, a massive new... Read more »

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What to do this week(end): Feb. 26-March 4

Happy Friday friends, and congrats on being able to go outside in reasonable comfort again! For that reason alone, and even in spite of rainy forecasts for the weekend and unsettling news about the new virus variants spreading in the city, things feel a little more upbeat around here these days, don’t you think? I... Read more »