Manhattan

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22 Apr 2013

A Response to Brooklyn Gentrification

Whether you think gentrification’s good, bad, natural, or hipster-white-boy-shit seeking “cool” culture but eliminating it, I’m witnessing it, first hand. Of course, it’s easy to retort, “You’re a skinny white boy with ginger hair and writes. That’s almost the stereotypical definition of gentrification.” I won’t argue you; it’s true. As

Tommy Burson - Tommy Salami Never Expires 3
02 Apr 2013

Payphones as History Project in NYC

  Every once in a while, New York drops its guard for a sec and squeals “Pay attention to me!” We, her residents, sometimes forget that we are only the incredibly hip, disaffected cynics we are because she allows us to be. But, like any other living being, she occasionally

Michele DeBella - Cheap Chick 0
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29 Mar 2013

Get Ready for the 2013 Aputumpu Music Festival

The 2013 Aputumpu Music Festival is here! And it’s invading music venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend including Public Assembly, Webster Hall, Joe’s Pub and more. Over 40 bands are taking the stage and bringing you a different theme with each night from a wide range of music. Whether

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
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26 Feb 2013

Three of the Biggest Ripoffs In NYC

Some expenses are unavoidable – fare for the (ever-increasing) metro, the monthly procurement of non-leaking shelter, avoiding starvation. If you’re savvy, you can probably manage to do this reasonably within budget. However, there are some things in this city so disproportionately costly, it might make you do a double take

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
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19 Feb 2013

Get Steamy in Koreatown’s Juvenex Spa

Since I’m not equipped to quantum leap into the tropical Caribbean warmth, nor will I shell out the dough for a pricey health club, I turn elsewhere for warmth on days like today, with the temperature in the teens and an icy wind ready to whip at your eyeballs and

Michele DeBella - Cheap Chick 0
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07 Jan 2013

Naive Thoughts of Life Before the City

While some kids grow up with the city skyline in their backyard and used the streets as their playground, others live vicariously through what they see on television and read about in novels. I was once a young girl growing up in the culturally starved Midwest, thumbing through fashion magazines

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
29 Dec 2012

Almost FREE things to do in NYC for New Year’s Eve 2012

Do not pay $150 for a NYE meal at a fancy NYC restaurant. I repeat, do not pay the $150. Why? Because you can wait for your parents or richer sister who works in finance to be in town to take you out to a meal that fancy. This is

Patricia Serrano - Destitute Diva 0