The New Yorker

15 Aug 2017

Angry About the MTA? Let’s Talk About SEPTA

By Hannah Harkness  This summer is being referred to as “The Summer of Hell” by MTA riders. Line closures, derailments, fires and late trains are making everything insane for public transit riders. But as I look at the images of giant throngs of stranded riders popping up on my Facebook

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13 Apr 2015

Deadline to Sign up for Make Music New York 2015 Is April 29

< It's that time of year for musicians to perform for Make Music New York’s FREE musical event is nearing. If you want to be a part of the festivities or organize your own small concert on June 21 with the help of MMNY, the first thing you have to

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27 Jan 2011

Watch World Records Made Live Tonight at Littlefield

“If you come and don’t have massive fun, FREE CHICKEN FINGERS ON US.” Well, now, I’m not going to say no to that, are you? That’s part of the self-assured invitation from the World Record Appreciation Society, who are gonna throw it down and create some legends (well, hopefully) tonight

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20 Sep 2009

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival

I know this site is all about free entertainment, but some things in life are worth paying for and seeing Eugene Mirman is one of those things. Now for all those non-comedy nerds out there, Mirman plays the landlord on the HBO’s series, ‘Flight of the Conchords’. He’s done a

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14 Jul 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jeremiah Moss of Vanishing New York

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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03 Jun 2009

The Pages of Your Soul

I read a ton of magazines. I read books too, I swear to God, but as absurd, elitist, and unrealistic as fashion magazines often are, I still love reading them.  On a basic level, it’s just brain candy;  beautiful girls in awesome clothes are fun to look at.  And I

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