|Fans of This American Life and Radiolab, there's a new podcast in town, called Serial—listen up!
Halloween photo by Beth Caron [Click to enlarge]
Ariana Rockefeller popup shop, 498 Broome [W. Bway/Wooster], November 3-29.
Prune, the new cookbook by Gabrielle Hamilton, is out November 4.
Eating Queens, a new map guide, available from these fine booksellers.
Artists with Animals Notecards, in support of Rational Animal.
Paintzen: a fresh coat of paint, without the hassle.
Required viewing: Suzan Lori Parks' Father Comes Home from the Wars—at the Public through November 16.
NYC: The Marathon Map by runner/illustrator Phil Thompson.
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Funky Fresh White Truffle Dinner, 5 truffle-strewn courses with beverage pairing, $250 at Craftbar, November 14, 7:30pm.
Prospect Park's LeFrak Center is open for the season—ice skating and more.
It's not a bug, it's a feature: windowless airplanes…
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: looking for halloween plans? go here for our comprehensive list of free and cheap halloween events and parties in nyc.
fri 5:30-7pm: the tcs new york city marathon opening ceremony includes the parade of nations, pro-athlete appearances, and fireworks. enter at central park west @ 66th st., free.
sun: 9am-2am: the annual tcs new york city marathon leads 45k local + international, recreational + elite runners through all five boroughs starting in staten island and ending in central park.
sun 1-2pm (every first sun thru 3/1): a licensed psychotherapist and garden guide leads annual 'chase away the winter blues' tours of the brooklyn botanic garden. free with $10 garden admission. [Photo: Dave Allen]
sun 5pm: things get cheesy when chefs compete for the best mac + cheese at the fifth annual 'mac off'. littlefield, $15 adv, $20 door admission includes a drink.