Arts and Culture

31 Aug 2009

FREE Books, FREE Reading, FREE Show

Tonight, you can enrich your broke-ass brain with some FREE literary events around the city. FREE Bushwick Book Club Bushwick Book Club is to traditional book clubs like sex toy parties are to Tupperware parties. Instead of people discussing a book they all read, the Bushwick Book Club has local

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 1
30 Aug 2009

FREE: Last Pool Party and Cinebrunch

At the risk of sounding like a jaded before my time geezer, I have not attended any of the free-for all ‘Pool Parties’ this summer. On paper they have everything I like, free music, watching people get killed execution style via dodgeball, beer, and scantily dressed youth. But since having

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
30 Aug 2009

5 Best Broke-Ass Bookstores

Find the City’s best selection of cheap classics—you know, all the books written before even your great-grandmother was gobbling on Moby Dick—and newer books too. For cheap.

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29 Aug 2009

Grab Your Sack and Let’s Swap: Clothing

My friend recently told me about a time that she was working at a bar in Portland in the early 90’s. Courtney Love was on tour and came in after her show only to be seen using toilet water to shoot up and blowing chunks all over herself. Later that

Ryan Miller- Depleted Resource Analyst 0
29 Aug 2009

MJ Day, Party with Tables, and The Really Really FREE Market

MICHAEL JACKSON DAY Well the coroner’s report is out, words like ‘œhomicide’ and “acute benzodiazepine effect’ have been thrown around on TMZ and Extra, and the family is looking for justice.  But for one day ‘“ today ‘“ Brooklyn has decided to forget all the media frenzy and tabloid stories

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 0
29 Aug 2009

The Arctic vs. The Bay: The 2009 Eat Real Festival

I just got back from Alaska, which to me, a liberal, vegan, and judgmental Californian, appeared to be a backwards, behind-the-times, redneck state with stunningly gorgeous views and impressive wilderness. Against this lush, green backdrop, the food situation was unforgivable.  Health food stores were few and far-between and restaurants were

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
29 Aug 2009

Get Your Frolic On: Nature Spots in NYC

Part of New York’s appeal and charm is being the city of neon lights, asphalt and reinforced steel. As much as us city dwellers love our concrete, we do occasionally need to see something green. When your nature craving can’t be cured with a city square made for reading books

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0