Well, here we are in the waning days of the lusty month of May, and there is a strong likelihood that you have grand designs on the Memorial Day Weekend that lies ahead. A trip to the Southland, perhaps, to sneer at our Angeleno siblings and their “summertime”, a little
Murica! Did you know that most people don’t know the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day? Including your author? Memorial Day honors the men and women who died for our country. Veterans Day celebrates all service men and women, living and otherwise (dead, Marissa. Say “dead”). Got that straight?
What’s the reason for the Memorial Day season? Is it to get your first day off work since New Year’s? Is it to start wearing white shoes and white pants without looking gauche? Or perhaps it’s to barbecue and get hammered in Dolores Park? Wrong and WRONG: Memorial Day is
This piece is actually by Francesca McCafferty Ahhh, yes. Fleet Week in Manhattan. Many girls and boys of all stripes are excited to see those sexy sailors walking around town for a week, decked out in their tight white suits and cute caps worn with an angles flair. Whether they
Sometimes I am too poor to see a play on Broadway. Sometimes I am too poor to see a play off-Broadway, or at an off-off-Broadway theatre, or in the basement of Two Boots Pizza. Sometimes I am too poor to watch a movie in the theatre, or to get a
I relish three-day weekends, not just because of the time off, but generally there is a mass exodus from the city and I get to roam around a little bit more people free. For those of you who were like f this I’m outta here. I’m happy for you, but
This Memorial Day I watched a dear friend place two bags of BBQ charcoal on his skateboard, sit atop of them and let his Pit Bull pull him all the way home. It was awesome. Right before that happened, I was in Prospect Park, riding around on one of