intersection 02.21.14

One Liners

THE MORNING LINE Year two of ad-free, reader supported MUG. We may be a shoestring operation, but even shoestrings cost money. If you enjoy MUG, please contribute—we really do need your support!

For our part, we'll continue to scope out the city from every angle, every nook and every perspective that we can: uptown, downtown, all the boroughs, younger, older, edgy, traditional, flush, shoestring, black, white, gay, straight, mainstream, offbeat, serious, fun—all the New York Cities you can construct for yourself in any given week.

At the Museum of Tolerance this coming Monday, February 24, 6:30pm, highly-regarded historian David Brion Davis talks about his new book, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, the third volume in a trilogy.

Shuffleboard….. Akwaaba's Jumping the Broom Suite….. Curling in the Bronx….. Lee and Morty.

Up to 70% off Gant clothing at 260 5th Ave. [28th/29th], 2/24-2/26, 9-7; 2/27, 10-8; 2/28, 9-7; 3/1, 10-7; 3/2, 10-5.

Barolo is known as 'the wine of kings and the king of wines'—taste for yourself with a bottle of venerable Borgogno at Eataly, where the 2006 is $29.80.

A good event for a worthy school: March 3 is the Small Plates, Big Hearts evening to support, along with Food Network stars, the Food and Finance High School.

Best Dive Bars in Brooklyn

We wrote about Kenya's memorable Giraffe Manor earlier this month but as a reader pointed out, that country's anti-gay laws and environment make it dangerous for LBGT travelers and the State Department has a warning about violence in general there.

From the New York Review of Books, The Dove Flyer by Eli Amir, about the last days of the Jewish community in Baghdad.

On February 27, another installment of The Soundtrack Series at Le Poisson Rouge.

The 35th annual Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair starts today.


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