What to do this week

Thursday, January 1

What to do this week(end): March 11-17

Happy happy Friday, everybody, and welcome to the weekend! Not just ANY weekend, either, but that glorious one that comes only once a year, when the clocks switch back and the days get longer again and wretched winter’s days are numbered! I’m just back from Mexico for my first vacation in two years and all... Read more »

Ideal Week

What to do this (week)end: Feb. 11-Feb. 17

Greetings BBers, and welcome to another Friday dispatch from the weirdest, most confusing time to be alive. As mask mandates and other COVID precautionary measures drop away, the resounding refrain seems to be that people have reached a collective breaking point and are “done with the pandemic.” It’s an odd argument, because HELL YEAH OBVIOUSLY... Read more »

Ideal Week

What to do this week(end)

Happy Friday, friends, and I hope you’re all battening down the hatches for this nor’easter that they now seem pretty convinced is going to hit. I stocked up on some provisions last night, but also was ruminating about how minimally the news of a massive storm affects my behavior now that I’ve spent the better... Read more »

Ideal Week

What to do this week(end): January 8-14

  Happy first week of 2022 everyone! Anyone else just refusing to take down your Christmas tree, no matter how many loose pine needles you keep tracking all over the place? Based on the unofficial research I’ve been conducting on my nightly walks, on which I’ve been known to longingly stare into a brownstone window... Read more »

Ideal Week

What to do this week(end): Dec. 18-24

Oh, chickens, I wish things were looking a bit more cheery as we head into another terrifying COVID surge that seems pretty hell bent on ruining Christmas, or at least significantly f’ing with it anyway. A variant that spreads much faster than the previous ones AND is more adept at evading immunity feels like an... Read more »