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07 Jun 2009

FREE David Byrne Concert in Prospect Park

This show demands a day’s notice because you probably already have brunch plans followed by remote control cars in the park for today.  Plus, it’s friggin David Byrne for free.  Somehow this concert for the Celebrate Brooklyn concert series isn’t a fundraiser and isn’t some no name band.  Oh, what’s

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06 Jun 2009

FREE Floating Kabarette at Galapagos

  What is the difference between a stripper and a cabaret dancer?  About 30 lbs.  At least, so goes the stand-up joke.  Annnyway, there is so much free stuff going on today and tomorrow it seemed difficult to choose based on pure merit, so I took into consideration a little

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05 Jun 2009

National Doughnut Day = FREE Krispy Kreme Donuts

The best doughnut related thing that comes to mind right now is a line from Vonnegut’s “Slapstick“, which he uses when someone not related to him in a newly devised artificial family structure for society asks him for help:  “Why don’t you take a flying fuck at a rolling doughnut!” 

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04 Jun 2009

Pay What You Wish Thursday @ Museum of Arts and Design

              Thursday, with its alliterative potential, sometimes acts like a time machine transporting us back to those college years where you were celebrating the arduous task of nearly completing a hard week; 4 days of getting up late for the 10 o’clock History of Racial Thought and eating at the cafeteria’s late-night

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03 Jun 2009

FREE Jack and Beer @ Karaoke Bar in Midtown

Karaoke has absolutely no special place in my heart.  I tried to sing once in Rock Band or Guitar Hero and it was abysmal.  Seems appropriate then that a catering company hasn’t been booking me for gigs because their caffeine jacked, overly tanned, San Diegan only wanted his floor crew

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02 Jun 2009

Cheap Shots @ Cheap Shots, FREE Shots If It's Your B-Day

There is a bar in the East Village that diligently carries the torch that so many others have let extinguish, where  kinda transient, tatoooed patron types collect their paltry earnings and hand them over in exchange for cheap shots, or better yet, glory. Cheap Shots is one of those simple,

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01 Jun 2009

FREE Wine at Imprint TV Launch Party

Imprint-TV is a new news source for the New York area focusing on positive news, hoping there is still some taste and decency left willing to choose uplifting and human over sensationalism.    The fact they are having a launch party with free wine is a good start.   My

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