The announcement comes just two days after a 41-year-old homeless man was arrested in Murray Hill for using a LinkNYC kiosk for self-pleasure. About several months ago, about 400 Link kiosks were installed throughout the city.
The kiosks swiftly became a target of complaints, with some residents ridiculing them as “the hangout spot” Web browsing will be disabled while LinkNYC works with the City and community to explore potential solutions for web browsing. Other tablet features — free phone calls, maps, device charging, and access to 311 and 911 — will continue to work as they did before, and you will continue to have access to LinkNYC’s superfast Wi-Fi.
Garrett Popcorn is turning 67 this week, and it’s selling 67 cent bags to celebrate. Garrett opened its first store on Sept. 18, 1949, at 10 W. Madison Street in Chicago. The Chicago chain known for long lines is selling discounted snack bags of its signature mix from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We have only one location in the city and it’s located at 1 Penn Plaza 242 West 34th Street New York, NY 10119.
Do you remember the three or four dollar movie theater on 50th St. and 8th Ave? Those were the days when you can see a movie for very cheap but this theater kind of reminds me of that… On January 15, is the grand opening of a new dine-in cinema located at 40 Bogart St in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Moviegoers and foodies will be delighted to know there will be plates of delicious grub, booze and a comfortable 50-seat screening room. And that’s not even the best part—movie tickets cost $3 for single films and only $5 for double features.
You can watch ’80s movies and blockbusters as well as classic flicks while gorging on mouthwatering dishes like Popcorn-Crusted Fried Oysters, Hot fried Chicken Sandwiches and movie-themed cocktails. There will also be a hodgepodge of flavored gourmet popcorn and “artisanal snacks,” if you prefer traditional concessions, too. There’s an awesome bowling, karaoke and dining arena on the way as well.
If you’re planning to vote in the nationwide general election this November and haven’t yet registered, you have until Friday, Oct. 14 to sign up. Registered New Yorkers throughout the state will have the opportunity to vote for the next president of the United States on Nov. 8.
They can choose among four tickets: Democrats Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine; Republicans Donald Trump and Mike Pence; Libertarians Gary Johnson and Bill Weld; and Green Party candidates Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka. Please pick wisely… If you’re not registered, here are three quick, simple ways you can register in New York: online, mail, or in-person. DNA Info compile a list of options.
The curtain’s rising on a great deal for theatre fans. Two-for-one tickets are on sale as part of Broadway Week annual promotion. This encourages New Yorkers and visitors to see some of the best in live theater. Tickets are for performances from Sept. 5 to 18, according to the event’s website. For more information visit nycgo.com/broadwayweek
Atom is offering a free first ticket to all new users, which gives you a way to see your favorite movie without spending your money. The Atom Tickets app, which launched a few days ago on IOS and Android, streamlines the ticketing and concessions process the way that Uber and Via simplified picking up a cab. The app syncs with your credit card and contacts and allows you to pick a movie, theater and time with a few swipes, choose your popcorn or drinks in advance, and even invite friends along to the same showing. Once you’ve selected your movie and snacks, tickets are texted to you and you can pick everything up directly, no lines required.
Shake Shack is going to make mouths water to mark the opening of its 100th restaurant at the Boston Seaport on Tuesday, August 16. Shake Shack is giving away 100 burgers to the first 100 guests at each location across the globe. The first 100 customers will receive one free ShackBurger or a burger of equal or lesser value. The giveaway will start promptly at 10:30 a.m. Unfortunately, Shake Shacks located in stadiums are not a part of the promotion. The first Shake Shack opened in Madison Square Park, New York City back in 2004.