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Wednesday
Apr142010

AYFKMWTS: Gorilla Coffee Pictured in NY Mag

In an insanely ironic twist of fate, the one Park Slope photo that NY Magazine chose to use in its "Best Neighborhood in NYC" story (you know, the one that named Park Slope as the #1 nabe) has GORILLA FUCKING COFFEE pictured.

I mean a;flajs;fljdsafl;jflsadjfsal;dfjsaldfj!!!!????

(and in case you're gonna suggest that they switched it up over the weekend after the Gorilla Coffee story broke, what about the print mag? That shit was probs off at the printer a week ago...).

That shit's kinda cray cray.

Wednesday
Apr142010

BABIES FIRST!



Jackie Primrose Monahan | MySpace Video

This is kind of hilarious.

(via Jackie Monahan)

Wednesday
Apr142010

NYC On Track To Be A 'No Kill' City by 2015

The ASPCA renewed a $1 million grant in support of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC Animals. There's a 57% decrease in euthanasia at the city's 160 shelters and rescue groups, and 109% increase in adoptions.

Hells Yeah!

NYC is also apparently on track to become a "no kill" city by 2015! So, maybe I won't have to watch that fucking Humane Society commercial with the Sarah McLaughlin song that makes me cry like a lunatic anymore?? (I mean, of course I LOVE the Humane Society, but that shit gets me e-v-e-r-y time). So yeah, lets all stop killing doggies and kittens pls.

And SERIOUSLY ppl: If you are thinking of getting a dog or cat, please, please, please, please ADOPT.  PLEASE!!??

(via Gothamist)

Tuesday
Apr132010

Hey Pissed Off Gorilla Employees: A Job In The E. Village Awaits You! [COFFEE WARS]

click to make BIG so you can actually see this shitMan, do I love Craigslist.

Apparently a new coffee shop in the E. Village is now recruiting the former Gorilla Coffee Norma Raes with promises of "opportunity" and "fair managment!" What's next?? Pay!? Health insurance? (nah, pretty sure that's only avail at Starbucks).

Seeking former Gorilla Coffee baristas/roasters/coffee-house employees we are looking for you!

A brand new establishment in the heart of the East Village promising to pay top dollar to former employees of Gorilla Coffee (in Park Slope).

We would love to offer you a new opportunity at a new coffee house which promises fair management.

Please respond with a resume as well as the time period that you were employed at Gorilla.

Anyway.

I hope this shit is on the up and up...if so, its a pretty brillz marketing strategy.

(via EV Grieve).

Tuesday
Apr132010

Who Gives A Shit: North Slope v. South Slope?

Ok, so now that Park Slope has ofifically been declared this best neighborhood to live in on the planet in NYC, I thought it might be worthwile to revisit the N. Slope v. South Slope issue.

For the purposes of our discussion today, let's consider south Slope anything past 9th Street-ish.

I live in N. Slope and love it for the following reasons:

  • Two, count em, TWO express trains (2/3 and B/Q).
  • I think its prettier

That's mostly it. I've lived in S. Slope too, and for whatever reason I like it in the N. way better. I will admit that its def more stroller-y over here, but I'm happy to dodge a bugaboo or two for close proximity to Scottadito for Sunday brunch. I happen to think that Park Slope has amazing restaurants all over the place, and there are definitely some fab spots in S. Slope (Fonda, Brook-vin, Beer Table, Provini, etc), but I just like shit better over here (even though I think I would say that S. Slope is probs more suited to BALLERS).

Anyway.

The whole fucking city is listening now, bitches, so tell us which is better? Living in N. Slope or S. Slope? Why?

Go!