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Win $100 Gift Card for American-Made Goods @ Oakland Supply Co.

  Oakland Supply Co. is a new retail […]

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WIN A FREE COPY: Mike Force’s ‘Don’t Shoot Important People’

Win a copy of Mike Force's, friend of BAS, latest collection of comics, Don't Shoot Important People - a chronicled collection of his work from

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Broke-Ass Reads: “Infinite Jest”

What I don't end up spending on rent each month (read: approximately $5) quickly goes to coffee and books. And while I'm a big advocate of

Sculptures from "Game of Cultures" by artists DARIO TIRONI and KOJI YOSHIDA

Libraries, Galleries, and Hostels: The Broke-Ass Traveler’s Sanctuaries in Italy

Photo by Leigh Cuen

Italy is not a cheap place to travel. Expensive culinary delights call out to pedestrians like sirens. Italy’s famous museums

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Free Birthday Party for Harvey at the Lookout 05/22

Yep, eighty-three years ago today, Harvey Bernard Milk was born in Woodmere, Long Island, New York.  Although he had a successful career on Wall Street, it wasn’t until

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Word for Word at Bryant Park All Summer Every Wednesday

Books and Summer. Such a lovely marriage. Don't you think? A beautiful story unfolding with every word, as the sun shines on the city, can be as calming as

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Benefit Concert for Ourshelves Lending Library This Wednesday 5/1

If you've been reading this site for awhile you know how big a fan of reading I am. It's one of my favorite things in the world,

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Broke-Ass Decorating: Bookmark Wallpaper

While visiting Washington D.C this weekend, I saw this fantastic floor-to-ceiling bookmark wallpaper at Idle Time Books! It's basically free to make-- start collecting bookmarks from your

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FREE in NYC: NYPL

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Not all the branches are as regal...[/caption] It feels like 20-something New Yorkers are always on the search for something free.  Whether this be a

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Four Ways To Possibly Get Rid of Writer’s Block

OK so let’s just jump right into it, because I’m fucking bored, perpetually heartbroken this week, and just not really into anything. Usually that’s when