29 Dec 2014

15 Predictions for 2015 (New York Edition)

Like the old saying goes, “if you can make it here… you’re probably making 75,000$/year or more.” 1. Fashion Week will move to Bed Stuy because Williamsburg is the new Manhattan and that makes it not cool anymore. ( 2.  New Yorkers will walk through at least two movie shoots

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 1
03 Jun 2013

Brokelyn and Broke-Ass Stuart present: The Jorts-off Dance Off!

This is an epic event years in the making. Myself and the fine folks over at Brokelyn are finally joining forces in brokeitude to bring you The Jorts-off Dance off! That’s right we are throwing a FREE dance party this Thursday and we want to see all your lovely financially

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
11 Sep 2012

Learn About Urban Chicken Keeping at a FREE Workshop in Bed-Stuy

The words “Chickens in Bed-Stuy” may conjure up images of an awesome muppet remake of a Spike Lee joint, but don’t get too excited just yet– when we talk about hens in Central Brooklyn on this website, we’re talking about urban chicken keeping.  Intrigued?  Then attend a FREE workshop on

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0

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....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
Aw. Tony's.
23 Feb 2012

Best Strip for Affordable Fake Meat

Lots of people get off the A/C at Nostrand Avenue, a hazy divider between Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy-Crown Stuy, my super punk hairstylist/realtor called it. Its home to a variety of stores, especially variety stores, and an astounding collection of roti, hipsters, church ladies and couture-tacky jewelry. And you should

Nadine Friedman - Vice President of Snark 0
29 Nov 2011

Check Out Mexico’s Artistic Talent at “No Sombrero” Exhibition

Fact: Mexico is much more than sombreros and margaritas.  Another fact: the country is chock full o’ some ridiculously awesome young artists.  These two statements are the subject of a new exhibition– appropriately titled, No Sombrero— opening TONIGHT at The Poetry Club in Bed-Stuy. No Sombrero is a traveling exhibition

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
soul 2 soul
05 Nov 2011

Soul II Soul: Ghetto Plastic Cups And An Ass Shakin’ Dance Floor

Soul II soul is a bar I’ve been going to for years. Back when I used to live off the Gates stop, it was a place I went on my way home. I knew the the door man, Jimmy; I knew the owner, Easy, who would sit at the end

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
8bit Mondays
17 Oct 2011

Athom: Where Dignity Matters

Athom opened in the Bushwick / Bed-Stuy neighborhood about three years ago. It was the first spot in that neighborhood to have things like paninis, fresh baked croissants, good espresso and ingredients like roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, brie, etc. I must tell you, as a resident of that neighborhood

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0