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Public Pee BAS
07 Jun 2016

Public Urination is NO longer a Criminal Offense in NYC

Not to say it’s one of the most shining examples of New York City’s elegance, but it’s certainly one of the most common; pissing in public. Now, to me, no venture in New York is complete without someone urinating on the outside of a bodega wall, or a subway stop,

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01 Jun 2016

Ye Olde Pizza Principle

Economics is boring. Very boring. In fact, to the people who have majored in economics, I salute you. All of those numbers, and graphs, and pie charts certainly make most people want to snooze. But there’s one crazy economic theory that is sure to make any person, an economics nut

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18 May 2016

The Mystery of NYC’s Hidden Track 61

Beneath the Waldorf Astoria Hotel (301 Park Avenue), there lies a secret train platform only the prestigious, famous, and high ranking are eligible to use. Yes, Grand Central Terminal is where one would get off and get on all of the major railroads in and out of the City, but

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tragislasher
17 May 2016

‘Tragislasher’ Season In NYC is a Must See

“Tragislasher,” is the name of the new repertory season from Spicy Witch Productions, a feminist collective which specializes in pairing classical and contemporary plays. Thomas Middleton‘s The Revenger’s Tragedy, a Jacobean revenge drama with elements of subversive social and political commentary, alternates with Bonesetter: A Tragislasher, an adaptation of Middleton’s

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Citifield
25 Apr 2016

How to See the Mets for Cheap(er)

A little while ago BAS writer Amiee Kushner posted up a piece on how San Franciscans can see the Giants for cheap. Now, I will not subtly rag on the San Francisco Giants (if my Mets are not in a playoff situation and they are, I’m rooting for them). In

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01 Apr 2016

MOCCAFest: It’s Where the Art is this Weekend!

Starting bright and early (well, 11:00. . . ) this Saturday morning is the MoCCA Arts Festival, which is Comic-Con for those whose favorite ‘comic book’ movie is Ghost World. This convention, focusing on independent and small press comics/creators, was first organized in 2002 by the Museum of Comic and

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30 Mar 2016

The State of Homelessness in NYC and How to Help

There is not one day that goes by as a New Yorker that you don’t witness a homeless person pick something out of the garbage, sleep on absolutely dirty streets, and beg for a change or a bite to eat. Homelessness is one of the most important issues the 5

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