There’s currently a news van parked outside of the Supreme store, where 80 people are lined up literally around the block. While the usual hypebeasts wait in the cold to score the new Obama hoodie, Supreme aficionados have also been pouring into the Broadway-Lafayette subway station, a couple blocks away, in order to snatch up the Supreme-branded Metrocard, which dropped Monday.
Carnival has already been pretty wild this year, and it hasn’t even started in earnest. Down in New Orleans last week, the satirical Krewe du Vieux and Krewe Delusion processions brought plenty of raunchy anti-Trump floats and golden shower gags, as you can see from the photos and video sprinkled below. And not even those could top the Wild West-themed Trump float spotted at an Italian carnivale. But please, folks, let’s not let our jester-in-chief ruin what should be a glorious time of indulgence. Come Fat Tuesday, you should be fully focused on snagging free booze, southern grub, and freebies– that’s right, some local spots are prepared to throw more than just beads at you. Here’s who’s letting the good times roll this year.
Tired of being the 20th person in your office in a FUTURE IS FEMALE shirt? Does that pink pussyhat seem so last protest? Need something to go with that NOT MY PRESIDENT harness? No worries, The Protest T-Shirt Show will offer plenty of new items for your Social Justice Warrior wardrobe.
“We asked our favorite NYC artists to design a t-shirt that captures the chaotic political climate around them,” reads the announcement from our friends over at Hester Street Fair, which is hosting the week-long show at its new Project Space at 142 Henry Street.
For weeks now I’ve been getting emails with the subject line “DONALD CRIED” and opening them to find out that, alas, they aren’t about our new president finally showing some humility. Donald, in this case, is the lead character of a new movie backed by the producers of Eastbound and Down and Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture.
Suddenly, there’s a lot happening in the normally staid world of Papayas. Papaya King, the uptown institution that opened a St. Marks location a few years ago, is celebrating its 85th anniversary on March 3 and 4. For the occasion, they’re instituting “throwback prices” of 32 cents for tropical drinks and hot dogs (with sauerkraut, onions, or relish). There’ll be giveaways as well. Just one thing: The East Village location isn’t participating, so you’ll have to hit up the locations at 179 East 86th Street in Manhattan or 6 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn.
Good news: You may soon be getting less calls from flustered delivery boys asking you where the hell your building is. A new law puts stiffer fines on landlords who fail to clearly display street addresses. Never again will you arrive 15 minutes late to a job interview or audition because the building was too cool for a number and, damn, there goes your dream gig at Hunkamania.
Local politicians are condemning the “reprehensible symbolism” of swastikas that appeared in a South Williamsburg apartment building, and are calling on the Trump administration to denounce what they say is a result of “the politics of hatred and fear.”
A statement released this afternoon speaks out against the anti-semitic graffiti that appeared last week in the Schaefer Landing apartment building on Kent Street, home to a large number of Orthodox Jews.