Citi Bike is great for getting from A to B without the hassle of actually owning a bike, but for the real enthusiasts, the committed, and the people looking for something unique and even beautiful, there’s Bespoke Bicycles, Brooklyn. Read More
By Hugh Bassett 9/13/13 2:34pm
Do you ever get tired of your roommate talking about the same thing over and over again?
Well, one Williamsburg resident certainly did, and has taken the drastic measure of renting their apartment out on Craiglist, because they’re no longer going to listen to their flatmate’s “God damn opinions on Syria.” Read More
By Hugh Bassett 9/12/13 4:55pm
Johnnie “Spider” Footman, New York’s oldest Taxi Driver, passed away yesterday age 94 after a brief illness.
Mr. Footman began driving in 1937 and saw New York City change over the years like few people have been able. During his time behind the wheel he picked up such famous characters as John Wayne Read More
By Hugh Bassett 9/10/13 3:55pm
Something nutty’s going on at Yale.
For some reason, reports that the school has exterminated their native population of squirrels are not being quashed.
By Hugh Bassett 9/04/13 3:44pm
The black-clad fun sponges otherwise known as the police are looking into a video purporting to show the “Fastest Lap Around Manhattan.”
The badass six-minute clip, produced by AfroDuck Productions, shows the driver starting off on FDR Drive at 116th Street, traveling around the southern tip of the island, speeding up the West Side Read More
By Hugh Bassett 8/28/13 12:51pm
John Legend is The Box. Or at least that was the prevailing view during his private performance for SCENE magazine at the infamous venue last night.
“There’s nowhere like the box,” Mercedes Pulido, president of Vendôme Macaron, said as a gymnast danced in a hoop suspended above the bar, between chandeliers and vintage pornography.
The assembled Read More
By Hugh Bassett 8/21/13 5:32pm
A fancy new “Anti-Preschool” is opening on the Upper West Side, promising parents that “avant garde” experience that every kid who can’t say their own name surely needs.
Former “corporate” pre-school teacher Maria Dantos is opening an 11,000-square-foot space on West 96th Street at Columbus Avenue for children from 3 months to 5 years old, with decreasing Read More
By Hugh Bassett 8/20/13 3:58pm
— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) August 20, 2013
Oh, the Internet. Never shy of turning a terrible personal tragedy into voyeuristic “entertainment” for the masses.
Within hours of a gory Read More
By Hugh Bassett 8/20/13 2:29pm
Don’t you hate when you get something cool, then suddenly all the other kids want it?
The borough of Queens has decided to up its game and is conducting a study into the possible redevelopment of an abandoned rail line into a park, similar to Manhattan’s popular High Line, according to DNAinfo.com. Read More
By Hugh Bassett 8/20/13 12:13pm
Ever looked at parking meter and thought “Hey now, there’s an easy get-rich-quick scheme”?
No? Well some guy did and ended up getting busted by the FBI for robbing $210,000 from Buffalo’s parking meters over a ten year spree. All in quarters.
Just in case you wanted to try your hand at replicating the criminal Read More