05 Mar 2012

Rise and Shine: Jack Early Park

I woke up this morning hungering for the sun and a hike, leaped out of bed, and went on my way. Now that I’m remembering and writing this, I very well may have left the cat in my room and the window wide open. I also didn’t pack too well

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 1
24 May 2011

FREE Bi-Weekly Yoga in Bryant Park

Hooray summertime. It makes venues out of the streets and parks that once were blistering nightmares of wind and cold. Now that the sun has peeked out from behind its gray hiding spot we can start using the limited outdoors New York has for a bit of R n’ R.

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12 May 2011

FREE Brass Tax Party on Treasure Island

Need a mini-vacation from the city? Or maybe just to see it from a different perspective? Get your dancing shoes on for the 5th Annual Brass Tax Party on Treasure Island this Saturday from 12 pm – 7 pm. The FREE day-rave has moved from Golden Gate Park to Treasure

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Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
06 May 2011

“Mount Diablo” is Spanish for “Sore Thighs and Beautiful Views”

Looking to escape into the wild for just one day? In need of an excellent lower body workout? Wanna chill and eat sandwiches on top of a mountain? At Mount Diablo State Park, you can do all three, and it’s only a cheap day trip away! The park, located just

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
16 Apr 2011

Fro-yo in the ‘Park

My, what lovely weather we’re to have this weekend. Seventy degrees today, and 68 tomorrow. The conditions are perfect for a leisurely stroll to Yogurt Park! It doesn’t look like much has changed in Yogurt Park since it opened in Berkeley in 1977 (except for the employees, hopefully). The faded

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24 Jan 2011

Three Angels By The Park Is Your Cafe Salvation

Despite the cooler-than-cool loft parties and the rampant amounts of tacos, Bushwick still has yet to reach the simple livability that can be found in other spots of Brooklyn. Many of the storefronts are relegated to tiny little alcoves and they can be few and far between. While coffee has

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
22 Sep 2010

Bored By Movies in the Park? Try “Moby Dick” on a Boat

I haven’t been to an actual movie theater since I saw “Toy Story 3,” which was way back in June.  I have, however, seen movies in the park and in bed on my iPhone (thanks to the awesome new-ish Netflix app).  Let’s face it:  Movies are pretty bad-ass wherever you

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