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Without question, the search for a roommate is a tricky endeavor. Maybe you’ve been trolling through Craigslist, trying your best to avoid all the potential hoarders and murderers out there. Or maybe it’s been your plan all along to live with a long time friend. No matter the connection, roommates are often an unavoidable part of life in New York. Unless you’re rich, of course, and can bankroll a place of your own, right?...
There’s almost nothing on the Internet as pervasive as the cat. Memes, gifs, and videos are shared feverishly by people of seemingly all demographics, so it makes sense that a new series of cat-themed coding classes has popped up in NYC. At Kitten Coding Club, no previous experience is required—anyone is welcome to attend one of their free classes, as long as they can at least sort of put up with cats and the...
Early birds, do not be alarmed if you’ve recently seen hoards of neon-clad people lined up outside a swanky club before 7am. These folks are not lost, intoxicated, or in cahoots with the “belligerent bruncher.” Instead, it’s quite likely they’re gearing up for an early morning dance party coordinated by Daybreaker, which returns to Williamsburg’s Verboten Sunday for a special weekend edition of their pre-work day raves. At Daybreaker, house music blares, attendees walk up...
This week, South Brooklyn Shakespeare will bring its Kickstarter-funded three-performance run of Romeo and Juliet to Park Slope, DNAinfo reports. The troupe’s free outdoor performances—part of South Slope’s Summer Strolls—are a godsend for those of us that prefer leisurely outdoor eating and drinking to dragging ourselves out of bed before sunrise to snag Shakespeare in the Park tickets. This Friday’s show begins at 7:00pm* on 5th Avenue between 17th and 18th streets and will feature an...

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