New York

02 Apr 2009

FREE Wild Parrot Safari Brooklyn: Special Doubleheader

Well, it’s the first week of April, so I’m sure I hardly need to tell you that the Quaker Parrots are stirring in Brooklyn. These parrots, also know as Monk Parakeets, are something of an anomaly here and there are many theories explaining exactly how they arrived. Luckily, Steve Baldwin,

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01 Apr 2009

Free Tea Today 12-4 @ Oren’s Locations

At some point I made a conscious effort to not nurture a coffee/tea drinking habit because of the sheer economics behind having to buy your daily fix. Plus, it’s like oysters. If you don’t really like them, don’t eat them. But, most of my friends were buying sugary lattes that didn’t

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31 Mar 2009

FREE Laser Hair Removal and Shopping. YAY!

Today Vada Spa is having a day of ‘œBeauty and Fashion’. The fashion is the spring line from Signette (a marriage of “European good taste and American practicality”), on sale up to 60%. The ‘œbeauty’ of course does not refer to symmetrical bone structure surgery, let alone character development, but

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31 Mar 2009

Habibi’s $10 Hookah, Baby

Benito has the familiar build of a lounge busser: stocky, clean shaven, latino. However, common to small establishments (pardon the euphemism), his role is actually much larger. Prior to opening he mops Habibi’s floor, rearranges furniture, and hoses down the sidewalk. He sets up the DJ booth ‘“ plugging the

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29 Mar 2009

Heart Schmeart, Eat 30 Bacon dishes for $10 Today in Williamsburg

It’s hard to improve on the poster, except to point out that a less stylized version would have the pig’s throat slit, the body thrown into an old bath tub of boiling water to remove the hair, and a butcher getting ready to slice off its ass to make the

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