food

coffee-broke-ass-stuart
26 Feb 2013

Three of the Biggest Ripoffs In NYC

Some expenses are unavoidable – fare for the (ever-increasing) metro, the monthly procurement of non-leaking shelter, avoiding starvation. If you’re savvy, you can probably manage to do this reasonably within budget. However, there are some things in this city so disproportionately costly, it might make you do a double take

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
quinoa-broke-ass-stuart
14 Jan 2013

Broke-Ass Meals of the Week

January isn’t even half over and I have already somehow managed to break all of the New Year’s Resolutions I knew I wouldn’t keep. Why are New Year’s Resolutions so important? Well, once you break one, and they lead to more ill behavior that will snowball into an even worse

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
snowmanicecream-broke-ass-stuart
24 Dec 2012

Creative Christmas Dinner Ideas

Happy Christmas Eve, all! While a large percentage of the country is scurrying around to finish their Christmas shopping, Santa delivered a miracle this year and gave me the motivation to finish early.  I suppose there’s a first time for everything. Now that I have some time on my hands,

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
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
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