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09 Apr 2009

This Summer, Things Are Getting More Caliente — Good, Cheap Mexican Food in BK!

As old-timey newspaper men in the movies would say, “Stop The Presses!”  Being a Southern California native, I have a huge stick up my ass about the quality and price of Mexican food in NYC.  Aside from the delicious taco van inside Union Pool, I had yet to find another

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
09 Apr 2009

$2.50 Hand Roll on the Run in J-town

Eating in a food court can be depressing, but May’s Coffee Shop in the Japan Center Kintetsu Mall is not your usual food court fare.  Of course, although, it is a concrete monolith, the Japan Center is not your typical mall.   Situated in the center section of the complex,

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
09 Apr 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Kelly Malone

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.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 5
09 Apr 2009

Have a Job Interview? Get FREE Dry Cleaning

As NPR reports here, a dry cleaning shop on the Upper East Side is offering free dry cleaning services to anyone jobless with an upcoming job interview.  The unemployed can hardly praise bars in the same manner, since their attractive drink specials do little to help one be more marketable.

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 0
09 Apr 2009

BYOB takes the financial ruin out of “dinner and drinks”

Standing alone, a dinner or drinks can be manageable, but combined…well, that’s just stupid.  It’s like fighting two bears.  I can’t do that. Budgets begin to implode.  Enter BYOB restaurants – places where owners are lazy, poor, or philosophically aligned with drinking malt liquor with your dinner. I hardly ever

Oliver Hartman - Resident Bargain Whorespondent 0
08 Apr 2009

Macy’s Flower Show – Pretty Shit to Look At

I was walking near Union Square the other night, on the way to a friend’s birthday party, when I passed by Macy’s display window.  I noticed that it was once again the time of year for the store’s Flower Show.  While this year’s theme is “A Bohemian Garden”, after looking at

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 2
08 Apr 2009

Go Publique – Well Priced Duds

Well, folks, I didn’t make it down to the orgy that was the Topshop opening the other day. As the result of some profoundly poor decision-making last week, I had one of the more brutal hangovers in recent memory all day yesterday.  Needless to say, feeling as I did I

Ashley Friedman - Cornerstore Correspondent 0
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