Prospect Heights

01 Oct 2012

Time Travel in BK at The Way Station

Last Monday I walked from my temporary crash pad near Prospect Park to The Way Station in Prospect Heights (683 Washington Ave between Prospect and St. Marks to be exact). It was one of those really beautiful fall New York days I had been hearing so much about. The kind

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
13 Nov 2011

High Voltage, a FREE Reading by Electric Literature

Come to Franklin Park this Monday at 8pm for High Voltage, a FREE reading put on by Electric Literature.  If this is the first you’re hearing of Electric Literature, here’s their beautifully simple mission statement: Electric Literature’s mission is to use new media and innovative distribution to return the short story to

The Happy Peasant 1
25 Oct 2011

Admire the Fall Foliage at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s FREE Tuesdays

Experiencing all four seasons has to be both the worst and best part of being a Californian in NYC.  Winter snow is pretty for about thirty seconds until people walk on it, and strolling around half-naked during the scorching summer is cool until you sit on a subway seat and

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
Brooklyn Botanic
02 Jun 2011

Frolick Freely at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

If you are a normal human being, from time to time you may find yourself in need of a break from the gum wad-laden concrete and non-stop honking of New York City’s streets. So. Much. Honking. Lucky for you, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is offering up free admission to its

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
16 Feb 2011

Broke-Ass Giveaway: ScoutMob Gift Certificate to Red Bamboo

Either way, we all win! We’re all a fan of free stuff right? And now it’s even easier than ever to score discounts with online coupon sites. I’ve already professed my love for Scoutmob before and with good reason. Their no-strings attached model makes them standout in a sea of

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
25 Jan 2011

Washington Commons: Yuppie Snoozefest or That Person was Just an Asshole?

I swear, I don’t even know why I look at yelp reviews sometimes, or just comments of anything in general, because there’s always some troll or someone that has SOME problem with SOMETHING. ALWAYS. I’ve even found bad reviews on Trip Advisor for the fucking Four Seasons. Like, REALLY guys?

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
21 Dec 2010

Pre-gift/Re-gift Holiday Party For Misfit Toys @ Hot Bird

If you’re Jewish you’ve already received all your presents for the year, and you know what?  A lot of them were probably garbage. Sure, you were nice at the time, but do you really want a pneumatic spatula? Thankfully the good and like-minded people at Brokelyn have he answer with

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0