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An Ode to the Chinese Bakery

My stomach is growling! But alas, That despite […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams presents: NYC Street Treats Truck Tour (FREE Ice Cream Today & Tomorrow!)

  So I’m a little a late about reporting this, but you know the old saying: “better late than never.” Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has apparently been up

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The Best Deal in The Marina: The Brazen Head’s Maker’s Mark Mondays

              Brazen Head's classic interior   I’ll take the risk of repeating an oft-held position by opining that most of the time The Marina District richly deserves its crappy reputation. 

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21 Bar: A Broke-Ass Guy’s Dream

Are you a broke-ass? Are you a guy? Do you love women dancing around in bikinis? If you answered "yes" to all three questions, then

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Broke-Ass Nostalgia: Metropolitan

Something can hardly be nostalgic if it is not well-known in the first place, but Whit Stillman’s first feature film Metropolitan (1990) is worth remembering. For me,

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“The Telephone Book” at 92Y Tribeca

Look, I'm not a big film person. I like movies... some mainstream, some a bit more obscure. But I'm not some film snob. I don't

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A Broke-Ass Guide to Fashion’s Night Out

In most cases, designer fashion and bring broke don't have a very strong correlation, unless you count something of the derelicte variety. But that doesn't

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Kate’s Joint, Vegetarian for the Meat-Minded

I'm not proud, but I experimented with some crazy-ass stuff in college; the #1 most insane being vegetarianism. Fortunately, it only lasted about 4 days

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In Defense of Low-Status NYC Office Jobs

Though Sue Smith's case on Brokelyn for being a server in New York restaurants was pretty on

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FREE Fun at the Come Out and Play Festival June 19th-July 16th

Remember how when you were a kid, you couldn't wait to grow up? And then you grew up, realized adulthood doesn't involve naps, snacks, street