Arts and Culture

04 Aug 2009

Simian Mobile Disco This Sunday! FREE Show!

For all you crazy ex-ravers out there who have been looking for a good excuse to bust out your glow sticks, UFOs, and best moves, the time has come.  The British remixers/ DJs/ producers/ dynamic duo/ electro gods Simian Mobile Disco will be performing this Sunday at Williamsburg’s East River

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04 Aug 2009

Beach Bumming 101

When most people think of New York, sandy white beaches are not exactly the first thing that comes to mind. And there’s a reason for that, because most of the godforsaken scraps of sandy coastline we cling to usually require footwear at all times and a healthy attitude towards nudity.

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01 Aug 2009

Soul Imperial and Sailor Jerry Drinks at K&M

The boyzzz from Soul Imperial– DJ Ballantino and DJ Elegante– are back; this time at K&M.  Word on the street is that Ballantino has been particularly inspired by the smooth sounds of Steely Dan this week, as “The Dan” (as they’re known in inside circles) just played the Beacon.  Where

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01 Aug 2009

Love Across the Great Divide – “Pretty in Pink” in Dolores

Feeling nostalgic?   Well, Saturday night is your night for musings of unrequited love and that, which transcends worlds. That good old weepy from 1986, Pretty in Pink, is being shown in Dolores under the stars, or in buffeting fog for that matter.  No worry, the inclement weather will only make

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01 Aug 2009

Broke Country Club Party at the Putting Lot

Having lived in Bushwick, I’ve done my share of shit-talking on the neighborhood. But low and behold, as soon I as move, they go and get themselves a miniature golf course (of all things!). The Putting Lot is a 9-hole course designed by local artists and architects in what used

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31 Jul 2009

Haiku: Rent Control

So we at Broke Ass HQ, like many of you, often spend time shooting the shit and coming up with new ideas to make you laugh, cry, save money and live your life. The haiku, a Japanese form of poetry, is a beautiful and simplistic way to show your affection

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31 Jul 2009

Dolores Park Etiquette – Part 1 – General Guidelines

I’ve spent a lot of time away from San Francisco over the past few years and one of the things that I always miss the most is Dolores Park.  Seriously, there really aren’t many places like it in the world.  It’s beautiful, has a great view, the cops don’t fuck

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