Red Hook

moonshine inside
02 Sep 2011

A Remaining Two Weeks to Get Your Kicks at Moonshine

I’ve had so many good memories at this bar throughout the years, and even though I knew the place was looking to sell I never thought it would actually happen.

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
10 Jun 2011

The Folk Revival Takes Brooklyn for the Third Time

Are you tired of electronica, metal, hip-hop, free jazz, bebop, noise music, classic rock, indie-rock, and everything else that mankind has created after the end of prohibition? Are you so tired of society, technology and the future that you don’t have a cell phone? Do you write on a typewriter,

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
17 May 2011

Tee hee…Meatballs. For Cheap! At Ikea!

Considering the name of this blog, I’m taking a stab in the dark and assuming you’re no stranger to the model rooms and big blue bags that accompany a trip to Ikea. In fact, considering your roommates an ass hole and jumped on your bed, breaking the frame, you probably

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0

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
06 Feb 2011

Getting Your Crap Home from the Red Hook Ikea

The only problem with furnishing your entire apartment with stuff from the Ikea – apart from the fact that when you move and take apart your furniture you will definitely lose 30% of the screws and bolts necessary to put these items back together, and will need to go back

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
03 Jan 2011

Just Another Roadside Attraction

For someone who doesn’t own a car and who’s points on their license renders them barely insurable,  I actually love driving. More specifically, I love road trips. I’ve never done the drive across America pilgrimage, but sometimes it doesn’t take more than a 20 mile radius to find weird shit

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
28 Oct 2010

One Helluva Sandwich at Defonte’s

Being a native of Philadelphia, I like to think I know a thing or two about giant Italian sandwiches.  Whether you call them hoagies, subs or grinders, a heaping sandwich by any other name would taste just as delicious.  Being a general food-enthusiast (I hate the word foodie), I thought

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
29 Jul 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jonathan Gregorio from Funsherpa

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. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Jonathan is the dude over at

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0