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Let’s Get Wet: Broke-Ass Water Activities

If you’re a fellow cube dweller by day, […]

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Need an Excuse to Visit Alameda? Fireside Lounge Fits the Bill

Fireside Lounge

For those who aren't familiar with the tiny appendage attached like a tenacious little barnacle to the lower side of Oakland known as Alameda….that's

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Digging on “The Dig”: A Broke-Ass Exclusive With Brooklyn’s Hottest Band

The Dig

The Dig is bringing back the grunge, the grit and the self-described “badass loser rock” that Brooklyn’s been craving for years. Led

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FREE Guided By Voices show for CBGB Festival in Central Park

I hear you. You need music on Saturday afternoons. Otherwise your weekend would be a total bummer. You also can’t afford another cover charge because you’re broke and

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Enjoy the Sweet Sounds of the Accordion– FREE in Bryant Park

Throw a baguette under your hairy armpit and slap a beret onto your head-- it’s time for lunchtime accordion concerts in Bryant Park!  Enjoy the

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How to Be a Dancing Queen on a Budget

The answer to this question is easy:  smear on massive amounts of lipstick, back-comb your wig into voluminous perfection, climb up onto a

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Listen to FREE ‘Bach at Noon’ Organ Concerts on Your Lunch Hour

As someone who couldn't even handle learning the recorder in the fifth grade, I give mad props to anyone who is even remotely musically inclined. If you

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Notes on a Nerd’s First Hardcore Show

Last weekend, I went to my first-ever hardcore show.  I was a serious geekazoid as a teenager, so I was too busy trying to get

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Slavic Soul Party at Barbès on Tuesday

You may be tempted to take it easy in between the holidays and New Year's Eve, but I always say it's better to keep your

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Whipper Snapper has a Happening Happy Hour

I found a great place for Happy Hour in San Rafael that I can swoop by for a drink and some cheap appetizers on my way back