Even in the dead of winter you might hear the phrase, "meet me at the pool!" McCarren pool has been keeping families cool during Brooklyn summers since way back in 1936, but for the first time in its 77-year history it will welcome visitors year-round. This holiday season, the recently rehabilitated pool deck will become the McCarren Rink, a transformation that has the press abuzz, including The New York Times. The rink will also include gourmet eats provided by Hanson Bros.?which was featured in a recent article on Grub Street? and an on-site skate shop, and is scheduled to remain open through January or longer, depending on public demand and weather predictions from local groundhogs.
Run by a dedicated second-generation locksmith, Lockbusters secures abode access points as well as interior hideaways with sturdy, long-lasting latches. Privacy lovers can change a rim or mortise cylinder lock ($79) to prevent surprise visits from overbearing aunts or apply a key and knob lock ($79) to interior doors, thereby securing closet shrines to John McEnroe's favorite bandana. Lockbusters ensures transparency with an up-front price list that includes installation and labor costs.
Harold Torres, a certified fitness trainer and fitness nutrition coach, molds his clients’ bodies and health-related mindsets through a series of energetic personal training sessions. His custom workouts help people attain their personal fitness goals, including lose weight, train for a city marathon, or push their car to work to save on gas. He dispenses his sweat-inducing moves at the PRO-CT facility in Midtown or takes his commanding voice on the road to clients’ homes or residential building’s gyms for a mobile session.