Don’t forget that L train has forsaken us this weekend (and for the next 5 weekends afterwards). Fret not, for once that crushing realisation subsides you can perk up in the knowledge that any efforts to battle this inconvenience will be rewarded with some fine entertainment.
“Over the Counter” is a column focused on new and interesting music that isn’t heavily featured on major music blogs. In this edition: Institute, Collapsing Scenery, Shark? and Prurient. [Read more...]
After enduring weeks of overnight closures that nixed L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, straphangers along that line trying to cross the East River on the weekends will have to find another way. The closure will expand starting April 18, the MTA said in signs posted at L train stations. Every Saturday and Sunday until May 18, L trains won’t be running between the 8 Avenue and Lorimer Street stops. [Read more...]
From the Daily News:
Cops are investigating the death of a 67-year-old man found dead on a Manhattan-bound L train at the Lorimer St.-Metropolitan Ave. station early Wednesday. The homeless man, who was found sitting up on a subway car seat, was declared dead at the scene just before 2 a.m. His name was not immediately disclosed. [Read more...]
We do too so we’re not surprised.
I ended up eating something that I would call the greatest cheeseburger I’ve ever tasted if not for the inconvenient fact that it wasn’t a cheeseburger. What I ate was a chopped cheese sandwich, also known — in the very small patch of the United States where it is known at all — as chop cheese. [Read more...]
Thankfully, he wasn’t hurt and we hope he got lots of free tacos from Baby’s All Right.:
A drunk dude in a taco suit rode a skateboard off the Williamsburg Bridge’s pedestrian ramp and crashed into a car. Ben Wilkes, a production manager at Baby’s All Right, recorded the incident on video and told ANIMAL that both the car and the skateboarder, co-worker Jon Newport, were fine. Newport and Wilkes were drinking on Saturday afternoon [Read more...]