cocktails

tradesman-bar-class-you-can-afford
05 Mar 2012

Tradesman Bar: Class You Can Afford

Tradesman opened with a bang last Thursday! If you read the Yelp reviews, one person said it was so crowded it was hard to even make it to the bar. But on Sunday, when I went, I was able to enjoy the cozy candlelit atmosphere, the wonderful service, and the

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
beamcream1
20 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Booze Edition

Maybe I’m phoning this week’s recipe in because it’s the week before Christmas and I am already mentally sitting in my pajamas on my couch at home in Ohio watching syndicated Seinfeld with cookie crumbs all over my shirt. Or, as anyone who’s been to The Levee in Brooklyn can

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
fashion-night-out
01 Sep 2011

A Broke Ass Guide to Fashion’s Night Out

You see back in 2008 when everyone was busy being all funemployed, Anna Wintour and the CFDA was all like, we need people to SHOP (cue finger snap).  And shop they did.  So how did they do that, you ask? They gave out free booze, hosted sales and had lots

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
11 May 2011

Sex, Politics and Cocktails for Planned Parenthood

Where would most brokeasses be without Planned Parenthood? Probably riddled with the clap and even more broke due to accidental children. They’ve been providing lunch sacks full of condoms and affordable health care services for about 90 years, but they need your help to keep going. They’ve fought many opponents

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
23 Apr 2011

Drink to Impress at Hotel Delmano

Oooh so you got yourself a date, did you!? Well, well, well. Maybe it’s with the guy/girl you’ve been giving the creep eye to on the subway; maybe it’s just with yourself. In either case, now you need to put on a touch of fans’ and do your best not

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
05 Apr 2011

Yelp Does Something Worthwhile, Gives You Cheap Booze

Allow me a second to pour on some haterade. Yelp provides a good basic service at its core, but it leads to abuses of power that drown out any actual establishments voice in its own reputation. Frankly, any star system seems pretty petty when trying to objectify an opinion, and

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
31 Mar 2011

An Old Fashioned Oasis at the Bowery Hotel

Inspired by my fellow broke-ass Ashley’s post on “How to Feel Rich” in New York,  I recently took a friend visiting from out of town to the Bowery Hotel. Granted I’ll probably never see the inside of their opulent rooms, but I can avoid looking like a complete schlub some

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0