|Robin Hood Holiday Cards help to fight poverty in NYC.
An unqualified yes to the question, "Do you need Pretzel-Covered Sea-Salted Caramels from Bespoke Chocolates in the East Village?"
An Evening At Mr. Wolfe's, in the former home of Thomas Wolfe, takes place (with a surprise guest reader) on Monday, 12/6.
Gingerbread houses by city bakers on the theme of Movies Made in NY, now on display at Le Parker Meridien.
Check out Give and Get NYC's Volunteering Guide.
Badly Drawn Boy at Le Poisson Rouge tonight and tomorrow.
Handmade, patchwork winter scarves.
If you're thinking about getting a dog, this video may persuade you to get a shelter dog; have hankies standing by.
The latest on Spider-Man.
Today on Wish You Were Here:
The Great Christmas Pudding Race
skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious
Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.
fri-sat 2-6:30pm (+12/10-11, 17-18): family activities, plus watch penguins, snow leopards and polar bears unwrap presents during winterfest at the central park zoo. bonus: roasted marshmallows, candy apples, and hot apple cider available for purchase. $12.
fi-sat 2:30+7pm: the one and only robert fripp (of king crimson and brian eno fame) performs his solo soundscapes at wfc, free
fri 7-9pm (thru 1/9): see the original, hand-edited manuscript of charles dickens' a christmas carol at the morgan library + museum, free fridays 7-9pm ($12 other times)
sat 12-6pm: dozens of artisans and crafters (incl.martha stewart company employees) sell their handmade goods at 2nd annual martha stewart living holiday craft sale. 601 w. 26th st, 9th floor.
sun and weekdays thru 12/31: step back in time with a swipe of your metro card as vintage subway cars and buses return on select routes for the holiday season, $2.25