New Jersey

19 Aug 2014

In Defense of Litter: Why I Litter and Why You Should Shut Up About It

Some of you will instinctively reject my premise and probably me, personally, for being enough of an asshole to express it. But I must say it. In my estimation, the most ethical thing you can do when holding a piece of your personal trash is to simply relax your grip.

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 8
Free kayaking on the Hudson River
19 Jul 2013

Let’s Get Wet: Broke-Ass Water Activities

If you’re a fellow cube dweller by day, you’re lucky enough to enjoy free air conditioning for approximately eight hours Monday through Friday while the rest of the city – namely tourists who don’t believe in deodorant – slog around the streets, coated in their own sweat, and clog the

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 0
18 Oct 2012

Broke-Ass of the Week – Bartender and Blogger Melodie

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
01 Aug 2012

Skateboards, Pornstars, and Fatherhood (Chris Nieratko’s Life is Better Than Yours)

This was Chris and Chris’s Christmas Card one year I’ve known Chris Nieratko for like five years now. I first met him when my friend Sarah was working over at VICE in Brooklyn, and had to arrange his west coast book-signing tour for his then newly-released smut novel, SKINEMA (then a

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 1
12 Apr 2011


Good news to everybody! Spring reared its well-tempered head yesterday and got us all to Ewan-McGregor-in-Trainspotting levels of fiending for a fix of sunshine. Unfortunately, NYC went all Seattle today and its gray as the line between love and hate, but we must still remember that soon there shall be

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
01 Sep 2010

Teak on the Hudson: Worth Taking the PATH

There are plenty of things I say I really want to do–like making a photo collage of bodega cats or finally memorizing someone’s phone number besides my own–but I will probably never get around to doing them. Another is trying fresh sushi as a a means to erase a bad

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
28 Feb 2010

My Weekend in Atlantic City

Recently, I had a dream that I won $900,000,000.00 on a slot machine.  In an effort to capitalize on what I was SURE was a premonition.  My hubby and I took off for the always divine Atlantic City. Our plan was to do this weekend getaway on a budget (until

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0