BY HANNAH HARKNESS Why the hell don’t more New Yorkers know about Hart Island? There is an island off the coast of the Bronx that currently serves as NYC’s potter’s field-a site where unclaimed dead are buried. There are over a million bodies buried here. Some unclaimed dead such as
A decade ago you probably never heard of Riot Fest. Shoot, even this year you still might not know about it. Alas, I assure you, that you’ll know a handful of the artists at one of the country’s biggest punk, alternative, metal and hip-hop festivals. The ORIGINAL Misfits, Nas, Rob
On Friday, June 21st, Make Music New York (MMNY) will be flooding every street from Belmont Avenue to Grand Street with live musicians, live bands, and great guests, in the ultimate celebration of musical freedom. Now in its seventh year, MMNY is inviting to celebrate the summer solstice with 1,000
Zoo animals in NYC must’ve been busy gettin’ it on this year, because there are new baby animals in two of the city’s three zoos. If you’re sick of staring at other people’s puppies in dog parks, head out to the Bronx or Prospect Park to see little baboons, tigers
People have done a lot of crazy shit in honor of Barack Obama. Some made (NSFW) art , some had sex, and others, for the first time in their lives, took the time to watch the 2008 presidential election on television. But, for the average broke-ass, all of that’s inconsequential.
Tomorrow is Earth Day. If you wanna get one with nature, there are trees you can hug in Central Park, Prospect Park, smaller neighborhood parks, or just on the street. Though it’s a little difficult to wrap your arms around the saplings that line most NYC blocks. If you’d rather
I trust that everyone had a patriotic, barbecue and beer filled 4th of July complete with fireworks, the smell of charcoal and the crack of fireworks bursting bright against the sky.