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13 Jul 2011

Exercises for Broke-Asses by Dena Stern of

This article is courtesy of Dena Stern of and a former Broke-Ass of the Week. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2010 over two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. That means that more people in this country are now overweight than not –

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09 Jul 2011

Jelly Presents: RockBeach Party at Rockaway Beach

Brooklyn’s favorite party promoters and general providers of free awesome things, Jelly NYC is taking their pool party game to Queens. While making your beach choice usually depends on transportation and the ratio of people to boomboxes, your decision making process just got a hell of a lot easier with

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07 Jul 2011

The Giglio Festival Comes to Williamsburg

Williamsburg in the summer seems to be an endless blend of celebrations. Whether it’s some sort of feast, carnival or literal mass taking place on the streets, the neighborhood gets bedecked in tinsel finery all season long. While Little Italy has their San Gennaro festival, last night kicked off the

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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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The Great Beach Debate- East Coast vs West Coast
02 Jul 2011

The Great Beach Debate: East Coast vs West Coast

Having recently traveled to Hermosa Beach in California, and consecutively attempted to hit up all of New York beaches, I feel like each has something to offer. These two coastlines couldn’t be more different, and that’s mostly because of the people who flock to them rather than the physical landscape

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23 Jun 2011

Indie Designer Pop-Up Shop in Chelsea Market

Those who live or work near the Chelsea Market know what a time suck it can be. Sure it’s a little heavy on the tourist side but the culinary finds inside are well worth it. As someone who used to commute through it everyday, I also know it can be

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16 Jun 2011

Northside Open Studios this Weekend

If you haven’t heard of the Northside Music & Arts Festival already, or don’t ever go to Brooklyn (really?!) then you may have noticed plenty o’advertising for this massive weekend event. Along with tons of bands playing venues all over town (see full line-up HERE), local artists will also be

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Dish And The Spoon
03 Jun 2011

Rooftop Films Presents: The Dish and the Spoon Premiere

Now that the weather is more flip-flop friendly, that can only mean one thing…lots of outdoor movies! Kicking off their summer schedule, Rooftop Films will be premiering a series of films this weekend as part of their partnership with SXSW Films. Tonight’s screening is of the film, “The Dish and

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