18 Jan 2013

Greenpoint’s Secret Fish Market: ACME Smoked Fish Corp.

Most Greenpoint inhabitants might have no idea where Gem Street is. Small wonder given that it’s the shortest street in the Greenpoint/Williamsburg area. Still, even if you don’t know its precise location, you can always follow your proboscis. The tell-tale fishy odor should lead you right to the front loading

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
05 Dec 2011

Free Pet Ideas

A while back I wrote a little post on two then-promising pets I had just purchased who I was sure were going to not only brighten my life but provide me with calm, unwavering companionship in dire times. What ended up happening to Trent and Eileen is a sad story.

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
Photo courtesy of Benson Kua on Flickr
28 Aug 2011

Your New, Replaceable Best Friends: Fishy, and Three Bucks

. Summer’s wrapping up. Pretty soon the call to begin hibernation will sound, and I, for one, plan on rewatching all my library movies and switching over to a steady diet of popcorn with nutritional yeast to make up for the mounting overdue fees. The only thing missing from this

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 3

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
13 Apr 2011

Calling All Carnivores! Cheap Meat in the Lower Haight!

Honestly, I’m not a huge meat fan, but I found out about a place the other day that will hook you up in the meat department! I was hanging out in Lower Haight, celebrating a friend’s birthday last week, when I met this bad-ass butcher who worked at a meat

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
05 Nov 2010

Weird But Affordable Pets

Background to this post: there is a long-haired dachshund puppy living somewhere near my apartment that I cannot even be around, because she is too cute. A few weeks ago I saw her tethered outside Dumont Burger, waiting for her owner, and I stopped to give her a pet and

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 4
20 Jul 2010

Get Smart About Fish, Get FREE Sushi

I eat fish a lot – a lot – because I am a fitness-conscious person who is interested in things like healthy fats and keeping my thighs to a minimum. But I’ll be the first to admit I, rather shamefully, don’t know much about the species of fish that I

Polina Yamshchikov - Flirt Poor 0