midtown

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06 Jan 2014

Broke-Ass Giveaway presented by DCINY: Carnegie Hall Concert Tickets

What are you doing for Martin Luther King Day weekend? Well, you could be attending two concerts at Carnegie Hall courtesy of Distinguished Concerts International, New York. That’s right! Broke-Ass Stuart is helping DCINY give away a pair of tickets for both of their upcoming concerts. On Sunday, January 19,…

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
Girl Shopping for Makeup
09 May 2013

Faking It: Looking Rich When You’re Not

I have a past of being continuously screwed over. I’m pretty sure my leech of an ex-boyfriend who still manages to interfere with my present-day life is why I have this pipe dream of being swept off my feet by a wealthy B-list celebrity or a rich finance dude. Until…

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 1
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07 Feb 2012

Last Day to Eat FREE Thai Curry at MoMA!

Admission into NYC’s MoMa is certainly pricey– at $25 general admission, you basically have to brave the horrendous crowds on the monthly free day– or dig up your student ID from ten years ago and try to pass as an 18 year old– to catch a break. Wouldn’t a FREE…

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
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09 Nov 2011

Customize Your Lunch at Woorijip

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll admit that I’m often wary of hot food bars – there’s all the people, the open air food, the fact that everything looks great but there’s a 90% chance it doesn’t taste that way – let’s face it, the buffet is always a…

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 2
Variety-Cafe
01 Jun 2011

Variety Cafe Lives Up To Name, With Some Cheapo Bonuses

So you’re in midtown. Whoops. Perhaps you need some crazy diamonds, or you’re praying to some pagan god for discount Book of Mormon tickets, or you just took a wrong turn in Hell’s Kitchen. No matter what way you slice it, the homogeneity of the landscape is dulling to the…

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
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21 Apr 2011

Hit the Books at D’Espresso in Midtown

Goodbye cobble stones and leather daddies, hello Midtown! I was less than enthused when I found out my office was moving from Chelsea to Midtown in the next few months. Sure I had a hike from any subway stop but at least I was an area where buildings didn’t block…

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
Grand-Central-Station
15 Apr 2011

How Many of Grand Central Station’s Secrets Do You Know?

When I was working on my NYC book, a cat named Wade dropped some info on me about some of the strange and unknown things in New York. One of them was that there are seven secrets about Grand Central Station. He had seen a TV program about them, but…

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 2