Although the impending threat of hurricane Irene quashed many planned Saturday activities throughout the city, one stalwart event kept its doors open, braving the onset of the storm. Despite warnings of gale force winds ripping through Manhattan, the Barney’s Warehouse Sale was open for business Saturday morning and early afternoon. The Observer was not the only one hoping to accomplish some pre-Irene shopping at the sale. Read More
Straight from the Mayor’s mouth: the Dave Matthews Band will have their show tonight on Governor’s Island, although the planned festivities for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled.
As the MTA plans for the worst and bridges potentially being closed, we wonder why the Mayor would permit the concert, which will surely bring out-of-towners into Read More
The web bore a lot of fun fruit for us to pluck and taste in the last 24-48 hours. A couple of our items today can be plopped in the basket marked “things that are incredible but scare the hell out of you.” The third item is something completely different, akin to dragonfruit. Today the Read More