summertime

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09 Jan 2014

Reasons Why New York is Better than San Francisco

Not that long ago, I wrote a post for this very website which chronicled my experience as a sun-kissed, burrito-fed Californian living for three years in NYC.  Soft of heart and fake blonder of hair, I bemoaned New York’s frigid winters, sleazy one-upping “networkers,” and lack of publicly-placed recycling bins….

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 5
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16 Jul 2012

Dear Portland – Stop Texting Me to Hangout at 2pm on a Weekday

So I moved to Portland last summer from San Francisco and, as you can tell from my previous posts, (A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland) I’m madly in love with it….

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0
Dear Internet
01 Jun 2011

Dear Internet, I’m Sorry

the ultimate hat head Happy Memorial Day Recovery Week! I imagine most of us, like good Americans, are spending the day wondering exactly where the inevitable poison oak rash will show up, tending to damaged livers and patchy sunburns, and still uncomfortably digesting all those hot dogs. I also imagine…

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 2
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28 May 2011

Super Cheap Things To Do In This Summer Weather

So after a long, snowy winter, summer like weather is finally upon us here in NYC. In the home of the $1,000 pizza, how is a cheapskate supposed to enjoy oneself? Here are a few suggestions for those of us who like to pay next to nothing to get our…

Brandi Jarath - Miss Parsimony 0
21 Jul 2010

Stuff That’s Not Okay: Summer Styles Edition

Whelp, guys, it’s hot out. I’m just gonna say it. I’m gonna be the Eminem of this website, givin you things you joke about with your friends inside your living room, the only difference is I got the balls to say it in front of y’all and I don’t gotta…

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 2
22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
16 Jul 2009

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Date This Summer

The arrival of the Jelly NYC Pool Parties can only mean one thing: it’s. fucking. summer!  Contrary to popular belief, I’ve found that I’ve had way, way more fun, and been more happy about my life overall during the summers I’ve not been in relationships.  The following exchange took place…

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 4
27 May 2009

5 Warm-Weather Sartorial Mishaps

This Memorial Day I watched a dear friend place two bags of BBQ charcoal on his skateboard, sit  atop of them and let his Pit Bull pull him all the way home. It was awesome.   Right before that happened, I was in Prospect Park, riding around on one of…

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 3