As part of some inane photo-op, the FAA sent a low-flying 747 trailed by a fighter jet into Manhattan this morning. And they didn’t bother to tell anybody, since evidently we’ve all forgotten about 9-11. From City Room: An Air Force One lookalike, the backup plane for the one regularly used by the president, flew […]
Archives for April 2009
Hearing Katie Couric auto-tuned helped us stop worrying about Swine Fever for a whole 10 minutes. It’s Auto-Tune the News: [via] A couple more auto-tune gems after the jump.
Well, you did it pigs. The US has declared a public health emergency over this whole Swine Flu strain that’s crept up from the backlots of Mexico and hunkered down in 8 or so high school students from Queens. I wonder how the dude who lives in Williamsburg with his pet pig is feeling about […]
A cyclist was hit by a livery car last night at the corner of Roebling and No. 11th. He was hurt pretty bad (lots of blood), but was moving and in the care of emergency personnel within minutes of the accident. A bystander told me he didn’t think the bicyclist stopped at the intersection and […]
My old bike was run over by a minivan a couple of months ago (H8 u, minivans), so I got a new one. A beach cruiser, in fact. It’s quite awesome. The old one was locked up for a while but a few days ago I decided to set it free. I leaned the rusty, […]
Tonight @ the Opera House Lofts, Brooklyn Salsa celebrates their one year anniversary. As sponsors of the Pomp party last night, I’d expect a lot of the same (newly salsa addicted) crowd. What to expect from the boys: Sunshine, Fresh Chips, Firepit, Rooftop, DJ’s, RockNRoll, Booze, Basement, Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Bad Kid Stuff, Friends […]
Pomp and Circumstance Event with Poster Boy, 3rd Ward. Click Below for more photos from the Event!!
Pulled Pork, the folks who brought you last week’s doppleB√ÑNGER (with one of our current loves– HATCHMATIK), are bringing it once again at the semi-secret party room at Lovin’ Cup. Not to mention live painting from Chris Rini. Flavorpill says: The Burg’s best all-purpose party adds Detroit to its roster with the help of Subtrak. […]
Just when we were getting excited about a nice, warm weekend….. SWINE INFLUENZA. You know all those rightwing anti-immigration airbags are going to have a field day with this one. From Alternet * Mexican government announces fatal swine flu outbreak * New mixture of viruses never seen before * Some Mexico City residents don surgical […]