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July 14, 2008 – 10:18 AM | 10 Comments

I didn’t care for Bobby Murcer in the booth at first — the gee-willikers accent, combined with his almost naïve enthusiasm for everything that happened on the field, got on my nerves.But as time went …

Support Local Business: July 11, 2008
July 11, 2008 – 1:33 PM | 2 Comments
Support Local Business: July 11, 2008

Brooklyn retail fun times: 50-90 percent off previous seasons’ merch at Flirt (the sale is not at their Fifth Ave. storefront; it’s at Home Ec, 303 Third Ave. at Carroll Street).Also, Olive’s Very Vintage is …

The Ikea Visual Pronunciation Guide
July 8, 2008 – 11:24 AM | 62 Comments
The Ikea Visual Pronunciation Guide

If you’ve ever visited an Ikea, you know that one of the rituals of the trip — along with the sweet reward of meatballs after a deflating hour of comparing countertops, and the despair with …

Support Local Business: July 3, 2008
July 3, 2008 – 3:21 PM | 4 Comments
Support Local Business: July 3, 2008

Last weekend’s heavy rains caused a lot of flooding here at the bottom of the Slope, and the Root Hill Café got hit with heavy inventory losses.The RHC is a nice little place that makes …

Notes from the Western Slope
June 24, 2008 – 10:53 PM | 13 Comments
Notes from the Western Slope

Congratulations on buying $8000 worth of fireworks, guy who lives one block from me, but do you think maybe you want to save a few of them for the actual Fourth Of July, instead of …

Sex And The City: The Movie
June 3, 2008 – 11:22 PM | 19 Comments
<I>Sex And The City: The Movie</I>

However you felt about the show is how you’ll feel about the film: if you despised it, you’ll despise the movie version, too. If you adored it, you’ll have a great time at the movie. …

Gentlemen prefer Sars
May 19, 2008 – 8:58 PM | 75 Comments
Gentlemen prefer Sars

Sorry for the sporadic updates of late; between Bean’s wedding, the cold I came down with the very minute she was safely married, AIDS Walk fun times (awesome job, Angela and Team Supersnack!), bleaching my …

You Guys, 2155; AIDS’s Balls, 0
May 9, 2008 – 11:01 AM | 10 Comments

But seriously, folks: I only have $45 to go until I reach my AIDS Walk goal. Would you mind donating if you haven’t already, to get me over the hump? (Heh; I said “hump.”) And …

Hanging Tomato
April 9, 2008 – 2:29 PM | 40 Comments

No, not me chilling on the monkey bars — this gadget. Does anyone have any experience with this contraption? Because I could fit it on my fire escape and kick it homegrown this summer, but …

April 3, 2008 – 4:03 PM | 41 Comments

My initial reaction to Governor Corzine’s planting the flag on the congestion pricing issue: tough beans, duder. Price you pay for moving to Jersey. You get good schools, you get good trees, and you get …