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03 Jul 2015

Oh My Stars and Stripes: A Southern Guide to 4th in the North

As a displaced Southerner (Proud Charlestonian) living in the North, patriotic holidays are always a bit of a conundrum. With many of our staples not being available above the Mason-Dixon it can be a bit of a bummer. But in 5 easy steps you Yankees can have a Southern style 4th

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
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17 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015- Hanky Code: The Movie in SoMa Wednesday (6/17)

Ah, the hanky: Our community’s polychromatic tradition of flagging the way we like to fuck. Being a perv and a nerd, I’m obviously a fan, with it’s origins supposedly going back in the mists of time to square dances full of randy forty-niners and wayward sailors out for a hot

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
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02 Jun 2014

This Is Why Broke-Ass New Yorkers Love MyFreeConcert

Hello?! The name of the website leaves little to the imagination and much to the bank account. If you haven’t visited this super-amazing-slice-of-internet-heaven then get your shit together, team. Originally launched in New York City, MyFreeConcert is a website dedicated to bringing you the best free/cheap events all over town.

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
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29 Apr 2014

Entertaining for the Poor as F**k: Stop whining and Throw Yourself a Birthday

There was a time in my life when I left my birthday plans up to others. For my 24th birthday, my then-boyfriend made plans to take me out for dinner, but first, the sweetheart treated me to a manicure and pedicure at my favorite salon. He even volunteered to drop

Forever Renting Riss 0
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28 Apr 2014

Chilling in Chelsea: One Star Bar

Photo from Yelp.com It’s a known fact that your experience in a bar is different when you’re 21 than when you’re 31. I now view going to bars as an opportunity to bond with the few friends I have left instead of getting trashed with a bunch of acquaintances who

Elizabeth DiPietro - The Sporty Spendthrift 0
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24 Apr 2014

BA of the Week: DJ Bus Station John of The Tubesteak Connection (10 Years Tonight!!!) & Disco Daddy

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
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10 Apr 2014

Searching for Sports in Hipster-Land: The East Village

Photo from thehorseboxnyc.com If you’re a sports fan like me, I’m sure it happens to you all the time: Your friends are dying to try that new lounge/bistro/dive in [insert newly gentrified NYC neighborhood here] but all you want to do is sit back with a cheap cold one and

Elizabeth DiPietro - The Sporty Spendthrift 0