Posts Tagged ‘Housing Works Bookstore Cafe’

The Travails of Online Dating Come Alive

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

 OkCupid veterans flock to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe to swap horror stories Studies everywhere are examining the same panic-inducing question—will online dating, with its guaranteed ability to let you endlessly shop around and tailor your perfect mate, ruin relationships forever? Last week’s OkCupid Show (Stories of Love, Sex and the Internet) at the Housing Works [&hellip
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How to Have an Offbeat Valentine’s Day

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Shun the conventional dates this Feb. 14 Whether you’ve been with your significant other for a while or you’re spending Valentine’s Day with someone you just met on the train—or even if you’re single but ready to mingle—you don’t want to go on the same old boring dates year after year. If you’re into committing [&hellip
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DOWNTOWN SOCIAL

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Downtown Social, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

Little Shop of Vintage Medicine Wednesday, Mar. 28, Michael Sappol, Zoe Beloff and Sport Murphy educated a keen audience at The Housing Works Bookstore Café on topics as obscure as dentists’ hand silhouettes, plastic surgery reconstruction circa the 1900s and malaria pinup calendars from the 1940s. Why, you ask? These subjects are only a few selections [&hellip
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Summer Guide 2010: Books

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books, Special Sections

KGB’s Fantastic Fiction Speculate about the mysteries of life and science over some cheap beer while you listen to some good fiction this summer. A mix of veteran and up-and-coming writers of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) read excerpts and short stories once every month for this free event. This summer, highlights include [&hellip
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