We’re so happy that NY is finally becoming a biker-friendly city. Help make it more so and qualify to win some hard cold cash: Transportation Alternatives, NYC’s leading advocates for cycling, announces the Biking Rules PSA Competition! Submit PSAs (moving or still images ) with creative messages cyclists can follow for Rules of the Road […]
Archives for August 2009
This is why our health care system is an epic fail. via cbs5.com In late April, Shelly Andrews-Buta was scheduled to undergo treatment for breast cancer that had spread to her brain, threatening her life…. But instead of having doctors working to remove her brain tumors on the day the surgery was scheduled, she sat […]
Like many of the newly employed-ish, I am always searching for ways save a little cash. I have expanded my definition of the acceptably soft avocado, abstained from fancy imports such as Olde English, and I make my own coffee as often as my days allow. However, on torpid summer nights, I usually lack the […]
I love that Katie Couric is a recurring character and just hope Buchanan becomes one too. Best moment: Buchanan’s fleeting guitar solo.
The Rural Alberta Advantage (or the RAA, if you’re into acronyms) is playing a free show at the Music Hall tonight. Doors are at 8. The RAA are in town following the successful official release of Hometowns in July, their full-length debut that’s been making the rounds at their shows since 2008.
Girls and Los Campesinos! are playing Union Pool tonight before kicking off their tour at Webster Hall tomorrow. $10 at the 8pm doors…Girls at 8:30.
It already feels like APW happened a week ago. Three days of getting simultaneously sunburned and rain soaked, traveling home on the L train at peak weekend sexy hours covered in mud, and funnel cakes topped with meat and cheese. Moral of the story– my body hurts and brain won’t work, but for all the […]
I realize that my IQ dropped about 20 points the moment I posted this, but I still kinda love it. Reminds me of the ‘futuristic’ TV programs in Mike Judge’s Idiocracy. And you’ve got to respect the execution. [via]
The sun just came out, but the music has been moved to Brooklyn Bowl at 6pm. Bands start at 7pm.
via after a large countdown clock played out, Jay-Z launched on stage with a cover of the Beastie Boys’ classic Licensed To Ill track, “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn.” He’s now the first rapper to headline a major American rock festival, and maybe the first rapper to cover the first act to open up hip hop […]