Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent

05 Aug 2010

Cheap Sweets: French Macaroons at Almondine's

When I first went to Paris I was sixteen and in the company of a slew of other privileged, Americans of comparable age and intellect sent there for a “summer study abroad” program by our parents. There are a million things to say about that but what I will say…

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29 Jul 2010

Terrorist Attacks and Doin' It!

I generally buy books. I either buy them on Amazon or at The Strand or sometimes even full price at a place like McNally Jackson or St. Marks Books because I am all about supporting local outfits. All of that made me sort of forget about the fact that there…

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10 Jun 2010

The Paley Center for Media Celebrates the FIFA World Cup!

I kind of don’t get what all the fuss is over The World Cup.  I mean, it’s…soccer, right?  Soccer, guys. However even I am excited to learn that  the amazing Paley Center for Media will allow viewers to watch live feeds of the games FREE EVERYDAY.  Through partnerships with ESPN…

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21 May 2010

Don't Touch Me There! Anniversary Spectacular

Well guys, if your week has been anything like mine, the idea of laughing a lot at something that isn’t the carnival of your own misery is pretty damn appealing on this particular Friday.  Luckily, Pat Stango and Blaine Perry have the perfect Band-Aid for that gaping wound of discontent…

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14 May 2010

Grease 2 Sing-a-long: Worth the Shame?

Via the good folks at Gothamist: As if there’s anything else to say after hearing:Grease 2 Sing-along! Yep, that is happening, this weekend. The 92YTribeca invites you to join in on the fun, saying, “Whether you’re a Pink Lady, a T-Bird, or a geek in the background, you’ll get your…

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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.

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10 May 2010

Flawless Margaritas at Hecho en Dumbo

The very first I was ever really drunk-drunk, I was sixteen and in Monte Carlo for one day. I had a margarita at a shitty tourist sidewalk cafe and thought it was the best thing I’d ever tasted. In reality it probably tasted terrible, but getting drunk for the first…

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07 May 2010

Limelight Marketplace Opens

So this is fucking weird.  And it makes me feel really old.  The very first ‘club” I was ever “up in” in my life has become a sort of haute-bourgeois foodie mecca and it opens this weekend.  The first place I ever saw real live drag queens and heard real…

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