food

coconut-bun-btoke-ass-stuart-nyc
05 Oct 2012

An Ode to the Chinese Bakery

My stomach is growling! But alas, That despite its howling I am a Broke Ass I am short on dough What else is new? I have to be fed To the Chinese Bakery I must go! Places like it there are few It is much more than bread Shall I

May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker 0
urban-chicken-keeping
11 Sep 2012

Learn About Urban Chicken Keeping at a FREE Workshop in Bed-Stuy

The words “Chickens in Bed-Stuy” may conjure up images of an awesome muppet remake of a Spike Lee joint, but don’t get too excited just yet– when we talk about hens in Central Brooklyn on this website, we’re talking about urban chicken keeping.  Intrigued?  Then attend a FREE workshop on

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
Keep-portland-weird
29 May 2012

A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland – Part 4

Yeah. With your dumb orange car.  Hey cats and kittens, it’s that time again! Happy belated Memorial Day. Hope you’re still making out with a soldier you met last night, and eating leftover BBQing burgers, cooked in the name of our brave civil war heroes. It’s that blissful time of year when day-drunk

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0

50% off New Glasses + Free Shipping!

We wrote about the 6 rad reasons why shopping for glasses on GlassesUSA.com will change the way you buy glasses forever. You can read about that here. But here's the important part: YOU GET 50% OFF + free shipping on your first pair of frames. Click to find out more!

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
tacos
08 Feb 2012

Getting Stood Up at a Taco Truck

In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day, let’s talk about love.  The happiness, the longing gazes, the tender moments shared.  And sometimes: the drama, the emotional rollercoaster ride, the letdowns.  Almost everyone has been in an intense relationship with someone who is Simply Not Good For Them, including myself.  Except,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
rirkrit-tiravanija-free-still-moma-curry
07 Feb 2012

Last Day to Eat FREE Thai Curry at MoMA!

Admission into NYC’s MoMa is certainly pricey– at $25 general admission, you basically have to brave the horrendous crowds on the monthly free day– or dig up your student ID from ten years ago and try to pass as an 18 year old– to catch a break. Wouldn’t a FREE

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
new-york-city-subway
18 Jan 2012

Celebrating Two Years in New York City: A Look Back at the Time I Got Punched on the Subway

Not to get all promote-y or anything, but in Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City (read it!), he compares NYC to a girl who you constantly chase, but is ultimately out of your league. I totally get this statement, but for me, New York City is

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
indoor-park-open-house-gallery-nolita-nyc
17 Jan 2012

FREE Badminton at Open House Gallery’s Indoor Park

Ah, there’s nothing I love more than a relaxing afternoon in the park.  Basking in the sun like a lizard on a rock, creepily cat-calling all of the cute dogs on walks (“Hey, you!  Check out that strut!  Ooh, I like that smile!”), and wearing my one pair of workout

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0