They say no news is good news. But we don’t want that to be true. So we put together a list of 10 good things that happened in NYC this week.
1. After a huge controversy, THINX’s advertisements for absorbent period underwear were approved to go in the Bedford Avenue L subway station.
2. There’s a new law that will require most businesses to give their employees tax-free metro cards. It will go into effect in January.
3. Century 21 prohibited its employees from ushering breastfeeding mothers into changing rooms, so they’re now officially complying with New York law.
4. There’s a new service which is like Uber, but for mopeds, coming to NYC. It’s called Vespa.
5. REI decided to close on Black Friday.
6. There’s a new law which officially allows dogs at outdoor tables in restaurants in NYC.
7. Quentin Tarantino flew to New York to join the Rise Up October movement to end police brutality and the corruption of the justice system.
8. There’s a New York rabbi encouraging Jews to use Grindr to come together as a community.
9. Uber delivered kittens all day Thursday to celebrate National Cat Day.
10. And of course, hundreds of dogs were adorable at the Tompkins Square Park dog Halloween parade.
Cover photo credit: Roman Kruglov/Flickr