Gizmodo photo editor Nick Stango collects and shares what he learned about the people who descend on our fair town to sell us Christmas Trees. The vendors he visited are mainly in lower Manhattan and north Brooklyn, but still show a wide variety in how this business goes down.
Rough Trade record store / music emporium has opened on N 9th in Williamsburg, and based on these photos from Gizmodo's Mario Aguilar, it actually looks pretty legit. You can shop vinyl, cds, instruments, as well as books and art in this massive reclaimed industrial space.
Me neither. This was much more of a surprise than the mild racism in this fetishistic east asian hippie chinoiserie invitation...
The weekly "Ask A Native New Yorker" post on Gothamist by the excellent native Park Slopian(?) Jake Dobkin is easily my favorite thing in blogs for 2013. The 'Ask' entries as of late have been excellent opportunities for Dobkin to write about the real issues that basically infect the minds of the people, who, for…
A dolphin who found himself stuck in the Coney Island Creek during low tide yesterday has escaped with the help of the NYPD and high tide. This is great news, as several other dophins that have found themselves trapped in our shallower waterways haven't fared as well.
This whole Chicago deep dish 'pizza' vs New York actual pizza debate is ridiculous. Whatever that bloodied cheesecake thing THINKS it is, its certainly not pizza. Jon Stewart articulates this much more elegantly than I ever could, but lets be real - there is no real comparison.
Turns out you're pretty bummed out when you're tweeting in the cemetery (wtf) and really like tweeting happy shit in the park.
Con Edison charges New Yorkers 25.65 cents per kilowatt hour vs the national average of 11.88 cents per kilowatt hour. This is a fun fact, considering we don't have a choice!