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20 Nov 2012

Small Business Saturday, Shop Locally

One of the hardest things I’ve had to do with this move to Brooklyn from Virginia is change my allegiance to all my local shops; coffee, comics, pizza, pub, etc. I got really spoiled in my old neighborhood with having all of these pretty much on the same block and not having

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
Retro workout wear
15 Oct 2012

Going to the Gym is Awkward

My Facebook and Twitter feeds are constantly flooded with updates about going to the gym. Part of me feels like being a smart-ass and asking, “If you don’t post about going to the gym, did it not happen?” Personally, while these people are advertising to the world that they’re sweating

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 1
Relationship
01 Oct 2012

Relationships According to Social Media

As I made coffee this morning, I struggled to remember what dating was like before social media became a part of every day life. I thought back to the days of anonymity, speculation, and sharing news by word of mouth. Before the days of Facebook, there was no definite box

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 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
08 Oct 2010

Art, Technology and Urbanism Combine at Conflux Festival This Weekend

“Psychogeography” likely strikes the initiated as a word with a fairly niche following of academics. That’s a fair assessment. The word refers to the study of the effects that environments have on the emotions and behaviors of individuals. It’s is also the subject of Conflux Festival, now in its 7th year.

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01 Oct 2010

Getting Philanthropy to Pay Off (Finally)

By definition, being charitable and philanthropic means removing yourself from your self-absorbed cocoon of cheap beer and a DVR full of Jersey Shore reruns to think about someone else for a little bit. But let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment – even if you’re just looking for a

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 1
19 Jun 2010

Yelp or Foursquare: Where would you rather check-in?

I have conflicting feelings about Foursquare. On the one hand, it’s a kind of boring concept – a phone app that lets people know where you are via check-ins? Sounds a lot like Twitter but with less words (and who knew that was even possible?) But in spite of this,

Rebecca Pederson - Cheap Date 3
24 Apr 2010

NY Tech Meetup: A Cheap Way to Gain Insight into the Social Media Revolution

Some of you may have already heard of the phenomenon of Meetups where people go online to find groups of people with shared interests, plan meetings, and form whatever offline ventures in their own communities. Its not surprising that New York— where a ride on the subway or a trip

Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist 0