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Pat King

Career and Education Editor

patrick.king@metro.us

Lover of doughnuts and rock n' roll. 

Everything you need to know about Governors Ball 2018

When the weather gets warmer in New York City, it usually means a few different things: 1.) The season of discreetly drinking outside has begun 2.) There is an extremely short window between now and when New Yorkers will be completely drenched in sweat from when they wake up to whenever they go to...

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 5:12 PM

Kitchen remodeling tips with Home Depot

Nothing is worse than moving into a new apartment or home with a lousy kitchen. Many people will avoid putting a down payment or signing a lease they think it doesn’t cut the mustard, while many choose remodeling the to build the kitchen of their dreams. It can be done! But just keep in mind...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5:17 PM

How cyber charter schools are changing what it means to be 'home schooled'

Finding the best charter school for your child can be a difficult thing. The most desirable ones may often times not be within your school district and your only resort for quality education is to send your kids to an expensive private school that could be many miles away. So why do you have to...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 4:39 PM

How to pick the right community college for you

On May 15th, it was announced that Kingsborough Community College was nominated along with ten other schools for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence for its second year in a row. This prize focuses on student learning, degree completion of both the two year community program and...

Friday, May 18, 2018, 6:20 PM

4 things to check out at Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Arts Festival

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} Pittsburgh will explode with all things creative as the Three Rivers Arts Festival takes over the city from June 1st through June 10th. If you have never spent any time in the Steel City, this would be a perfect time...

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 2:32 PM

Mental Spring Cleaning tips with Mel Robbins

Now that the weather is finally warming up, we can break free from our winter hibernation fogs and start making the changes we promised we’d make back in January with our New Year’s resolutions. “I’m going to work out more,” you said defiantly. “I’m going...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 6:00 PM

Arrested Development season 5: Everything we know so far

That’s right, our lovable Bluths will be back for a new season of Arrested Development on Netflix. Arrested Development season 5 will continue the story of a wealthy family who lost everything and the one son who decided over and over to stick around to keep it together. After being canceled...

Monday, May 14, 2018, 12:12 PM

5 Great things to do in St. Augustine, Florida

Many people consider either Orlando or Miami as Florida’s biggest tourist destination. But if waiting in long lines for theme park rides at Disney and the overstimulation of Miami’s nightlife is not for you, you may want to consider St. Augustine for your next trip to the Sunshine State...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 3:49 PM

The comedians we would like to host next year's White House Correspondents Dinner

Trump supporters and many in the media threw a figurative sh*t-fit this week after comedian Michelle Wolf delivered her scorched earth roast at this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner. Wolf spared no one and held firm speaking truth to power and blasting the Trump administration for...

Friday, May 4, 2018, 4:01 PM

All the ways to watch Star Wars online for May the 4th

Tomorrow is May the 4th, a day that Star Wars fans have claimed as an unofficial holiday celebrating George Lucas' famous intergalactic series. While many who are either not as fanatic about the films or just have never been fans to begin with are trying to avoid "May the 4th be with you...

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4:14 PM

Chicago deep dish vs. the New York slice: Which pizza is better?

As a New Yorker, I treat our Pizza like it has rejuvenating powers that can’t be reproduced anywhere else. But even NYC purists have to admit that this kind of admiration for the New York slice has always been weirdly just “understood” rather than backed up. Many faithful to the...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:09 PM

The best crime documentaries on Netflix right now

It's a scary world out there. Sometimes it's better to observe the evils lurking in the shadows from your couch, shielded with a big bowl of tangy Cool Ranch Funritos. For those not in the know, that's a mix of Cool Ranch Doritos and Funyuns. I know. History is written by the...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12:35 PM

The best Mother's Day movies you can watch online

If you don't have any big plans with your mom on Mother's Day, why not spend it at home watching a movie with the family? As we've shown you before, there are tons of great movies to stream online. But what are the best ones to watch with your mom on her special day? We've compiled...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 3:53 PM

Here are the best movies in theaters right now to see on Mother's Day

Every good son or daughter should try to go out of their way a little bit to hang out with their mother on Mother’s Day. After all, she has been your biggest cheerleader since you were barely coherent and lord knows you don’t call home as much as you should. So what are the best ways to...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:49 AM

Everything we know right now about the new Kanye West album

It's been nearly two years since "The Life of Pablo" was the new Kanye West album. During his time away from music, his fans have been clamoring for another grand statement from Yeezus himself. But between having children with his wife, E! network's pride and joy and the...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:41 PM

Metro's guide to Record Store Day 2018

This Saturday, April 21st is officially Record Store Day 2018. This means tons of local shops from all over will be opening their doors early for avid record collectors on the hunt for exclusive vinyl releases. Since 2007, Record Store Day has become a global phenomenon. Stores get in on the fun...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:04 PM

The best stoner movies on Netflix to watch in honor of 4/20

Stoners across the country will be celebrating on April 20th in honor of “420”, the sacred code numbers assigned to all things weed-related. Marijuana-enthusiasts, casual users, and, perhaps, first-timers will be looking for fun activities to do under the influence while others will...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 5:12 PM

What does 420 mean, and why do stoners love it?

Why do people assign numbers to certain concepts? The numbers 666 are always used to reference the devil from the Book of Revelations. Or, you know, anything relating to heavy metal. Cranky wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin used to follow his trash talking screeds citing his own scripture of kickass...

Monday, April 16, 2018, 4:48 PM

Bill Hader trades in easy laughs for something darker on ‘Barry’

Bill Hader always gets the laugh. With his long eight-year stint on Saturday Night Live, countless bit parts in major blockbuster comedies, and a current position as a writer and consultant on South Park, everything the guy touches turns into comedy gold. As a performer, he takes on the same sort...

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 10:48 AM

New York's best debut rap albums besides Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy'

From her breathtaking pregnancy-bump-unveiling SNL performances to her recent co-hosting gig on the Tonight Show, everywhere you look right now affirms that this is Cardi B’s world and we just live in it. With the release of the Bronx MC’s first official album, “Invasion of...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 3:58 PM