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Searching for Sports in Hipster-Land: The East Village

Photo from thehorseboxnyc.com If you’re a sports fan […]

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 8, A Peruvian Flower in the Desert

          Flor de Canela             The proprietor   Mendoza Province, abutting the Andes in west central Argentina,  is a big smudge of green amidst a large expanse of merciless aridity.  Its

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5 Things to Do to Stay Fit on a Budget in NYC

Photo from FoodNetwork.com It's easy to see why people think you need to be rich in order to be healthy. Whole Foods is more expensive than

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 7, Sushi and Hot Dogs in Puerto Montt, Chile

If the latter part of the above title makes the hair on the nape of your neck stand up and your taste buds flee in terror to hide

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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

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 6, Arequipa’s Frontlawn Restaurant

Clockwise from left: heart, corn, rocoto

The flower of Peru's glory is at its highest peak of florid magnificence when the traveler steps outside

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Choosing a cheap-ass wedding venue for under $1,000…

We looked at an insurmountable amount of possibilities for a wedding site. We knew it had to be in NorCal, it had to be in a historic building

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Organ Grind: A South American Street Food Journal Part 5, Belen Market in Iquitos, Peru

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Belen Market is like a big liver planted in the heart of Iquitos, a chaotic, thrumming organ through which an Amazonian torrent of fruits, vegetables,

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 4, Beef Heart of Darkness

Grill master working the heat

As the latter part of the above title flat-footedly implies, this weeks article has me journeying into savage, humid environs redolent

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DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style.

I'm usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at