roommates

10 Nov 2017

The Art of Finding a Roommate in San Francisco

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. It’s that time again. The call goes out on Facebook, comments are made, friends are tagged, emails come tumbling in. There’s even a post on Craigslist … My roommates and I are searching for a new person

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06 Oct 2017

When You Have to Live With An Ex After You Breakup

By Jonas Barnes  Here’s a little back story about your author and how I settled upon this metropolitan garbage heap known as New York City. See, some years ago, I met a woman and we fell in love in Portland, OR and had a great relationship and decided that our

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12 May 2015

Ask A Grown Up: Fuck, I Have to Find a New Roommate!

Broke-Asses: As I have mentioned before, one of the really unusual aspects of living in an expensive city like San Francisco, New York or London (often reputed to be the most expensive cities in the world*) is that well after college and the young professional years, denizens of said cities

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09 Apr 2015

Rent Is Too Damn High in New York City…even for Toys “R” Us

For most New Yorkers rental payments come too soon and the cost cannot make up for what their paychecks can account for. City life has always been about connections, culture, and easy access to transportation and health care. But few people thought that this would come at the great cost of unbearable living spaces. Apartment sharing, unsafe

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05 Nov 2012

Woes of an Only Child

I’m a big believer there is a lot to be said about personality types and birth order.  If you’re the rare breed that is “The Only Child,” hello!  I am glad I’m in good company.  It’s possible we have both spent years being a little different from those around us,

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12 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Smelly Friends

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: One of my best friends smells hella bad, almost all the time.  Can I say something or help in some way that won’t be flat

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15 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Stopping Your Roommate from Eating Your Food

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: My roommate keeps eating my food.  How can I tell him to stop without being a total ass? A: Unfortunately, to solve this issue, you

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