04 Jun 2013

What’s In My Bag?: Broke-Ass Edition

For many reasons I am unable to relate to mainstream fashion magazines, notably because they pimp $400 t-shirts as a feasible item to purchase. At that point (which is usually within the first 10 pages), I slam the magazine down on my coffee table and leave in a fit of

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
08 Sep 2011

Wishing for a Cheap Happy Hour?

Have you been wishing upon a star for a different kind of Happy Hour experience than the typical dive bar you always go? Your wish is their command at Wish, an intimate lounge in SOMA. The bar is dark, long and looks a bit posh. The music is electronic, a

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
06 Jun 2011

Good Coffee On The Borderlands At Barcey’s

It’s easy to just think of New York as a series of subway stops. After all, you go underground, everything’s the same, then you’re somewhere else- no real way to connect the larger world. However, despite popular belief, Brooklyn and Queens share a lot of unceremonious borderland. No rivers, waters,

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Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
19 May 2011

Beats and Boardgames Tonight

Ever feel like being totally nerdy, but still cool at the same time? Looks like you’re not alone. Hang out with other creatures with the same mindset tonight at Langton Labs. The monthly event, called Beats and Boardgames, is FREE and it’s just what you’ve been looking for. That’s right

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
07 May 2011

Upscale Sips and FREE Gourmet Snacks at Adesso

You know you’re in a fancy bar when said bar offers an “aperitivo” hour as opposed to a “happy” one.  And you should know better than to call it a “bar” in the first place; Adesso is a bonafide gastropub that offers high-end Italian finger food to complement your glass

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
01 May 2011

Your Home Bar, Part III of V: Mixers and Other Ingredients

Last week on “Your Home Bar,” we outlined the tools you’ll need if you wanna be a bar star. You’ll need a couple more things before you can have that fancy cocktail party without being laughed out of town. Booze is terrifically yummy (and effective!) by itself, but not everyone

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
19 Jan 2011

Meet Hot Winter Sports Enthusiasts at Sports Basement Tonight!

So here’s the deal.  I went snowboarding in Tahoe last weekend for my friend’s birthday, which was really fun, especially if you enjoy masochism, but it ended up being kind of expensive.  See, between the lift tickets, equipment rentals, round-trip bus fare  and a plethora of jello shots at the

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0