Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to Burning Man 2022 (Back to Playa!)

Finally, Burners can start dusting off their gear and packing up their yellow-tops because Burning Man 2022 is on! From 8/28 – 9/5, thousands will return “home” to Black Rock City, NV. If you managed to secure a ticket, you’ve probably started planning your adventure. While our last guide focused on simple packing hacks, this year we revisited & updated our original Burning Man Checklist. Read the latest Guide to Burning Man for all the tips & tricks I learned from two trips to playa.

Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to Pride 2022

We say “Gay”. Loud and Proud! Our team is made up of a variety of queer folk and we couldn’t be prouder. For our annual Guide to Pride we bring you a list of the gayest happenings in NYC. Plus check out the latest gay gear from our favorite vendors to get your 2022 Pride outfit together.

Sinful Snacks: A 420 Fest Taste Test

Rows of vendors lined the perimeter of Amazura’s dance floor at the NYC:420 fest by NY-Harvest Fest in Queens. Plants, seeds, flower, edibles, clothes, glass, supplies, and cannabis inspired art were on sale. Check out this special edition of Sinful Snacks for a review of my 420 haul and thoughts on the festival’s food & bev situation.

A Brave New World for NY Potheads (NYC: 420 Fest – Recap & Gallery)

NYC’s first cannabis cup after legalization arrived this past 4/20 with a large event headlined by Bob Marley’s old compatriots The Wailers. NYC: 420 by was a combination concert festival, marketplace, fashion show & art happening. Get the details and find out what we thought of the night’s festivities.

Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to 420 (2022)

Can you taste the progress? Pot supporters have so much to celebrate this 4/20! Check out the 2022 SDNYC Guide to 4/20 for a list of NYC events, the dopest tools & gear, and a few cures for the ‘muchies’.

Troma Reimagines The Tempest in #ShakespearesShitstorm

#ShakespearesShitstorm is sure to be a modern gross-out classic. Somehow, Troma has been able to surpass the infamous shunting scene in Society in terms of sheer perversion and body horror in Lloyd Kaufman’s unique take on the Avant Bard play, The Tempest. If this truly is Kaufman’s last film, he will go out on the top of his game!

Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to Yule 2021

Grab your Yule logs it’s the Winter Solstice! Today, 12/21 marks the time of year when the Sun is reborn and a new season is upon us. Here are some of our favorite modern takes on pagan yuletide traditions.

Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to Halloween 2021

Our annual guide to Halloween in NYC is here and with 2020 behind us, we’re bringing back our list of the hottest events in town! In addition to the usual recommendations of horror movies, spooky music, and other Samhain celebration ideas. Happy Halloween, Sinners!

Sinful Snacks: Flavors of Fall 2021

Mermaid Eats received a bag of limited edition fall flavored goodies for Sin Dee NYC’s latest Sinful Snacks review: The Flavors of Fall 2021. Watch as she unwraps each snack and rates them on fall flavor, seasonal use, and ghoulish packaging.

Sinful Sounds: The Revival of the Witchcraft Vinyl

The current occult revival has its origins in the counterculture of the 60s. From Satanism to Kitchen Witchery occultists recorded spoken-word albums of magical instructions & rituals, accompanied by eerie or trippy music. Before you listen to these magical recordings, our expert on all things occult gave us his ratings… on an appropriate 1-to-5 pentagram scale!

Sin Dee NYC’s Guide to the Haunted Hudson

Each Halloween season, droves of tourists visit the very real village of Sleepy Hollow in search of a spooky fun time, but more daring travelers with a morbid curiosity will want to investigate the real-life hauntings in the “Haunted Hudson”. Joined by local historian Dani Spencer, we’ve put together a list of the top places to go ghosts-hunting around the Hudson Valley.

Sinful Snacks: Cowboys, Live Music, and Chicken & Waffles (Nashville, TN)

Itching to to tap into your hoard of unused vaca-days? Gina of Mermaid Eats says Nashville’s where it’s at. Especially if you have a thing for Cowboys, Live Music, and Chicken & Waffles! Check out her favorite food stops on her latest trip to Music City. Plus, have you heard the state of Tennessee will buy you a ticket to visit? Get the scoop.


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