If you’re crazy enough to get near Times Square on New Year’s Eve, you need this

https://ny.curbed.com/2018/12/27/18157696/new-years-eve-ball-drop-times-square-street-closures-2019 New Year’s Eve in Times Square: street closures, times, and more Everything you need to know about the ball drop By Ameena Walker  Dec 27, 2018, 1:49pm EST SHARE Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images We’re just days away from New Year’s Eve, which means that pretty soon, approximately 1 million revelers will descend on Midtown for … Continue reading If you’re crazy enough to get near Times Square on New Year’s Eve, you need this

Barack Obama’s excellent book recommendations

Whether you agree with former President Barack Obama's politics, nobody can doubt that he is a remarkably well-read individual. I've found very few of his recommendations to be less than worth my time: From his Facebook post of December 28, 2018: "As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and … Continue reading Barack Obama’s excellent book recommendations

Every ticket issuer should use mobile ticketing

Years after Apple Wallet was first made available, Telecharge and Public Theater of NYC now offer mobile tickets with NO PRINTING REQUIRED. Thank you thank you. All technology and I get along except for my printer. I bow in gratitude. The NY Philharmonic and Fandango (movies) made this available years ago. Now it's time for … Continue reading Every ticket issuer should use mobile ticketing

Surprise! Trump’s tax law is now in effect for individuals — read it and weep

Most taxpayers with higher incomes who live in blue states are already well aware of the cap on the deduction for state and local income taxes, but there are many more changes than those. (NOTE: Want to know why the Manhattan real estate market has softened -- paint a big arrow pointing at the previous … Continue reading Surprise! Trump’s tax law is now in effect for individuals — read it and weep

Many thought Netflix was killing movies in theaters — but maybe not

Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Hulu, and others offer so many options for viewing in your home that many pundits thought movie theaters were about to take a death blow. This article posits that growing movie gross receipts are due primarily to the flow of superhero movies. There's no doubt that they've been a huge factor. … Continue reading Many thought Netflix was killing movies in theaters — but maybe not

Tweaking Netflix on your computer if you use the Chrome browser

https://bgr.com/2018/12/25/best-netflix-movies-plugin-improve-netflix-7-key-ways/ This free plugin improves Netflix in 7 important ways Zach Epstein @zacharye December 25th, 2018 at 8:47 AM Today is Christmas Day, which inevitably means a few things for many families across the United States and around the world. It means family get togethers, presents, and plenty of overeating. It also means that once the … Continue reading Tweaking Netflix on your computer if you use the Chrome browser

New Plaza Cinema running movies NOW on NYC’s UWS

New Plaza Cinema, the group determined to continue the long tradition of old Lincoln Plaza Cinema (UWS), is showing independent, often nominated for awards, movies thru January 3rd at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway between W 61st and W 62nd. Support them! Come!! Buy tickets in advance at https://webtixs4.easytixs.com/newplazacinema