Jill S.

28 Jul 2010

Free (Quality!) Languages Classes from the BBC

Sometimes after watching the delightfully charming movie “Amelie” or eating a chocolate croissant, I take a few minutes to dream a little dream in which I am bicycling around Paris without a care in the world, admiring its twinkilng lights with Nutella dripping down my little excited face. But then

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24 Jul 2010

Bargain Brew at Porto Rico Importing Company

The other day, something amazing happened. I wish it was that whoever stole my iPhone out of my purse turned out to really just be borrowing it to add more useful applications than “Cat Paint” and returned it to me all ready to go, but instead it was that I

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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22 Jul 2010

Guilt-Free Fun for the LES Girls Club tonight at Marfa

Tonight, join the Lower East Side Girls Club to celebrate the fact that the neighborhood isn’t the haven of crack dens and rampant crime it used to be. Tex-Mex spot Marfa will offer up an open bar from 6-8 PM (cough, did you read that!? OPEN. BAR.) with appetizers and

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21 Jul 2010

Bargain Buys at East Village Cheese

Friends are fun. Having friends over to your house is fun. Buying snacks for your always-hungry friends when they come over, however, is not so fun. I usually forget about the latter in a frenzy of excitement over the former (“I get to wear slippers while being social! Score!”), so

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17 Jul 2010

Cheap Hair Cuts at the Carsten Aveda Institute

There is this thing called Science (closely related to that often annoying “truth”) that indicates human scalp hair grows at about 1/2 an inch per month. I get this. What I do NOT get, however, is that people have decided undoing this growth is a task worthy of all of

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15 Jul 2010

FREE We Are Scientists Show in Williamsburg

This Saturday, a very rare and magical thing will happen. Green grass will be seen at McCarren park, wait time at Turkey’s Nest will be less than 5 minutes, and the number of times you think “ZOMG, that’s Zach Galifianakis! Oh… wait, no, it’s not” will be significantly reduced. Siren

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14 Jul 2010

Swing Easy at The Garage in the West Village

Before I officially moved to The Big Apple and realized that a) a subway ride costs more than a beer in my home state Ohio b) Houston is pronounced “Howston” and c) New York State Taxes would make that part of my budget pie chart reserved for entertainment an anorexic

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