Major Stores Say No to Black Friday

Major Stores Say No to Black Friday

This year, REI–the mildly pricey sports retailer that focuses on outdoor gear–announced that it would stay closed on Black Friday. While the CEO said he would miss the income, the point of staying closed is meant to encourage consumers to do what REI is...
7 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

7 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

The big Thanksgiving experience can be a struggle, and there’s no shame in opting out for a Thanksgiving meal courtesy of someone else’s hard work. With that said, here are some great places to enjoy an upscale Thanksgiving dinner with no effort on your...
Bang Bang Launches His New Book

Bang Bang Launches His New Book

This week, popular celebrity tattoo artist Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy celebrated the launch of his brand new book at his recently opened Lower East Side shop. Bang Bang: My Life in Ink chronicles the artist’s rise from humble beginnings tattooing in...
Oy or Yo? New Sculpture at Brooklyn Bridge

Oy or Yo? New Sculpture at Brooklyn Bridge

Both interjections Oy and Yo make up the yellow sculpture by artist Deborah Kass. The sculpture was put up in Brooklyn Bridge Park last Monday and reads two ways; if you’re looking at it from Manhattan, it says “YO,” while if you look at it from...
DOC NYC Festival Showcases Even More Events and Films

DOC NYC Festival Showcases Even More Events and Films

This year’s DOC NYC Festival has been upgraded to include more student-oriented programming in its mission to celebrate and promote documentary filmmaking. The major student-focused event introduced this year is the DOC Showcases, where films from students at...