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30 Mar 2009

Be a Baglady or Man

Sustainable bags of the non-tea variety (be it quaffable leaf or indigestible balls) will be all yours today if you decide to partake in a little DIY  thanks to a partnership made in Brooklyn between the 3rd Ward and Bags fr the People.  Even if you bought all 6 of

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29 Mar 2009

Heart Schmeart, Eat 30 Bacon dishes for $10 Today in Williamsburg

It’s hard to improve on the poster, except to point out that a less stylized version would have the pig’s throat slit, the body thrown into an old bath tub of boiling water to remove the hair, and a butcher getting ready to slice off its ass to make the

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28 Mar 2009

The Really, Really Free Market THIS Sunday

These guys have their canvassing down because I was offered the same pamplet 4 times in 30 minutes at Stubag’s book reading last week. It’s the same flyer as the Feb.22 event with the old date scratched out and 3/29 handwritten in, which makes all the animosity disappear. The idea

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27 Mar 2009

Brine On, You Crazy Diamond!

Two truths are that everybody loves oysters (everyone cool, that is) and that oysters are generally prohibitively expensive. Unless you’re dating the shucker at Aquagrill or Blue Ribbon, oysters are a special occasion splurge or a last ditch attempt to get a date to stop texting and pay attention. Until

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26 Mar 2009

Put A Cap on It!

It’s a distant memory now, but at one point, wearing a trucker hat was a clever symbol of ironic style. Following in the wake of the enormous popularity of the newsboy/Kangol hat, the trucker hat was worn primarily by liberal arts college graduates, people enthusiastic about independent film and the

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26 Mar 2009

Heavy Petting Human Zoo

I went to a Rangers game the other night and was transported back to my childhood in Maine, where we would get up before sunrise for morning practices and occasionally make the drive to Portland to watch the Maine Mariners, now the Portland Pirates, our state’s National Hockey League farm

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25 Mar 2009

Lightning Happy Hour at The Skinny

The weekly Wednesday night party  “Rock n’ Roll High” at the Skinny jumps off tonight at 10 pm, but really starts with free vodka from 11:00 – 11:30pm.  Music skews fun with every damn blog and event posting referring to Chuck Berry, The Ramones, and anything in between that’ll make

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