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Libraries, Galleries, and Hostels: The Broke-Ass Traveler’s Sanctuaries in Italy

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Italy is not a cheap place to travel. Expensive culinary delights call out to pedestrians like sirens. Italy’s famous museums

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Word for Word at Bryant Park Every Wednesday This Summer

Books and Summer. Such a lovely marriage. Don't you think? A beautiful story unfolding with every word, as the sun shines on the city, can be as

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Broke-Ass Decorating: Bookmark Wallpaper

While visiting Washington D.C this weekend, I saw this fantastic floor-to-ceiling bookmark wallpaper at Idle Time Books! It's basically free to make-- start collecting bookmarks from your

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FREE in NYC: NYPL

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Not all the branches are as regal...[/caption] It feels like 20-something New Yorkers are always on the search for something free. Whether this be a

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Four Ways To Possibly Get Rid of Writer’s Block

OK so let’s just jump right into it, because I’m fucking bored, perpetually heartbroken this week, and just not really into anything. Usually that’s when

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Five Things I Think Are Cool That You May Not

I wouldn’t necessarily refer to myself as quirky, but I do march to the beat of my own drum. Most of the time I live in my

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My Favorite Afternoon Delight

Sometimes when you are broke, there are very few ways to indulge in self-gratification. I am thinking of two in particular and I'm pretty sure you can

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Brooklyn Book Festival – FREE This Sunday (9/23)

Alright Broke-Ass Bookworm Brooklynites* you've been waiting all year for it, the Brooklyn Book Festival. And if you haven't been yet, what took you so long? It's

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FREE Zine Exhibition and Opening Celebration at Brooklyn College

Zines are a broke-ass creative’s best friend.  They’re hella cheap to make, independently published, and-- just like Pokemon cards-- super fun to collect and trade