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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Tag: open threads

Open Thread: Rainy Days Are Here Again

Seems we've been having an awful lot of rainy days lately, especially as Tropical Storm Andrea whipped up more wet weather, including some record-breaking...

Open Thread: Officials Say The Darndest Things

I don't have much to say today, so instead, I'll let public officials do some talking. Check out this Tumblr I just saw for the first...

Open Thread: What’s Up With Pricing?

Allan Rosen, author of our The Commute column, submitted this week's open thread. I thought there was a city law that all establishments must display...

Open Thread: Safe Streets Or Is It A Death Race?

In the past I have complained about the driving habits of our neighbors, but today it's the pedestrian's turn to suffer my wrath. What the hell...

Open Thread: Good Weather!

Good weather is here! Good weather is here! Hallelujah, good weather is here! We can finally give up our curmudgeonly countenance, shed our sweaters, and, hey, maybe...

Open Thread: Apartment Hunting Sucks

Apartment hunting sucks. Obviously I think Sheepshead Bay is one of the most amazing neighborhoods in New York City. But landlords around here all seem...

Open Thread: Optimum Is Not Optimal

I don't have time to write an open thread today because Optimum Online makes me return their modem to their "store," or else they...

Open Thread: What Do You Want To Hear About During Campaign...

It's that time of year again! As we reported earlier today, Democratic District Leader Ari Kagan publicly announced he is running for the 48th Councilmanic...

Open Thread: I Think She’s On To Me

My girlfriend just sent me a link to this article. It starts: According to sources, local boyfriend Martin Daniels was compelled to display secondhand outrage...

Open Thread: The Midday Commute

I've been riding the subway a lot lately. For the past four years or so, I haven't had to. My commute, as it were, comprises...

Open Thread: Happy Presidents Day!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4SLSlSmW74?rel=0] Happy birthday, Mr. Presidents. Since you're dead, we'll instead pass the wonderful gift of an open thread on to our readers. The open thread...

Open Thread: Celebrate The Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsom and jetsom in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events,...

Open Thread: This Is How Political Districts Get Decided

Last week we wrote about how redistricting was altering the City Council district demographics in Southern Brooklyn. Politicker then tackled the Brooklyn Districting Commission,...

Open Thread: New Year’s Resolutions? We’ll Just Screw ‘Em Up Anyway

We're seven days into 2013. I've already had drinks on more than one weeknight. I've procrastinated work that needs to be done. I've made several people feel...

Open Thread: Celebrate 2013 With Local Businesses!

Ah, finally, 2012 comes to a close, and 2013 kicks off. For many of us, especially those ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, 2012 couldn't come to...