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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

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
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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