Red Hook

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
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