In a reversal of yesterday’s free food deluge, pick up a free dessert and some hot chocolate first in the East Campus 2nd floor lounge from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (among other things). Then, once you’ve filled up, head down to Times Square to participate in a special lighting ceremony […]
Technology ruined baseball. And Times Square. Or maybe that was Bloomberg and the throngs of tourists. Either way, Times Square is getting an overhaul to make it, if you can believe it, “minimalistic.” (NY Daily News) In one of the most poorly kept secrets of all time, it’s official: Jay-Z and a small consortium of […]
CNN has invited the Barnard Community to put on their most patriotic Barnard sweatshirts and join the cable station in Times Sq., as part of its Election Night Watch Party. CNN is offering the Barnard gals pretzels, (presumably non-alcoholic) warm beverages, heat lamps and topical political trivia! An email sent to Barnard students explains that […]
Bwog’s series of theological tales continues with Bwog newbie Lucy Sun’s ChurchHop of the Times Square Mega-Church. Times Square Church holds its services in a straight-up Broadway theater—gilded, shiny, elaborate carpet and all. There is something soul-happy about a glitzy venue that flings its doors open wide to all comers. The congregation takes a loose […]
Walking through Times Square the other day, Bwog happened upon a rather bizarre storefront: the Nicorette Stop Shop, a corporate-smelling endeavor to get 1,000,000 people to stop smoking. With gum. They’ll even pay you to do it. Stop smoking! All the stuffed bananas and pineapples are doing it!