california

water-crisis
16 Mar 2015

10 Water Saving Tips That Will Also Save You Money

I’m from a country where water saving technologies have been in place for as long as I’ve stood on that barren, sunburned land. Duel flush toilets, low-flow shower-heads and water harvesting technologies were not part of drought interventions but just a way of life. As progressive as San Francisco and

Lachlan Bray - Broke-Ass Bartender 0
polling-place
29 Oct 2014

For Your F*cking Information: Where to Vote

So, by this point, you’ve probably realized that this coming Election Day is gonna be kind of a thing.  It’s all everyone is talking about at work, it’s taken over your feed, your friends are slurring it into their murky old fashioneds, and just when you’ve thought you could escape

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
2014-02-06_1350
10 Feb 2014

Dear Everyone: Shut Up About How Much LA Sucks*

*I’m talking to myself, too. Aloha, ladies and gentlemen. It’s been a while, I know, omg whatever, but I’m still in LA and it’s almost been a whole year – a thought that has this kind of effect on me where I’m like “Trippy, man” but also “Not-so-trippy, man” because everything

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 3
free-wedding-cake
05 Feb 2014

A Broke-Ass Wedding Reception: Merriment On A Budget…

Our outdoor ceremony was 15-minutes: my mom walked me down the aisle and gave me away because my dad sucks balls, rings exchanged, vows exchanged (I left vows upstairs and was forced to wing it), some bawling, Iron & Wine “Lion’s Mane”, two renditions of Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedia No. 1″,

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor @brokeassstuart 0
the-trouble-with-rich-friends
07 Sep 2012

The Trouble With Rich Friends

Dickens might have described my younger self as “a young gentleman with the particular misfortune of having been born bereft of any expectations at all.” On the other hand, all of my friends would have garnered expectations up the wazoo. You see, I grew up with rich kids and while

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 2
donate-your-old-shoes-at-athletas-in-uws
12 Mar 2012

Donate Your Old Shoes At Athletha’s in the UWS

Athletha is best known as a woman’s haven for clothes made specifically for workouts. The California-based fitness brand prides itself in designing feminine activewear for the athletic woman. Having opened two locations in New York City in 2011, Athletha offers FREE classes from time to time such as Pilates, Zumba,

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
tacos
08 Feb 2012

Getting Stood Up at a Taco Truck

In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day, let’s talk about love. The happiness, the longing gazes, the tender moments shared. And sometimes: the drama, the emotional rollercoaster ride, the letdowns. Almost everyone has been in an intense relationship with someone who is Simply Not Good For Them, including myself. Except,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0