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14 Nov 2012

Movies and Drinking in Wburg’s DIY theater $5

Do you ever find yourself getting caught in a YouTube film clip vortex? Maybe you’re looking up something for work or you’re just finishing your lunch hour with a little preview of Tremors V. Then you notice that funny scene from Seinfeld where Elaine and Mr. Lippman debate the name

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09 Nov 2012

My Ultimate Broke-Ass Vermont Fantasy

A couple of days ago, I took a drive up to Burlington to visit my younger brother for his birthday. After a hellish couple hours trying to get out of NYC, and getting turned back from several tunnels, I finally hit 87 up to Vermont. Expecting a scenic drive, I

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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07 Nov 2012

FREE Potluck and Artist Talk Show @ Flux Factory on THURSDAY 11/8

Potlucks are basically free buffets for cheap skates. Sure, there’s a little bit of a stigma for the free loader who shows up with a $2 bottle of sprite “to share.” But screw ‘em, you’ll be fat and full and your detractors will be angry (and possibly hungry). Who wins

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26 Oct 2012

Can I Live On Trail Mix?

Some time ago, prompted by a bank account reading $80, and having several weeks until my next paycheck I decided to undertake a new diet: trail mix. Thought I: “hikers survive on this stuff, and they seem pretty healthy.” Nuts are cheap… well some of them in any case. And

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24 Oct 2012

Broke Ass Halloween Spectacular @ Death By Audio

Goood Eeeevening, I got kind of burnt out on Death By Audio about a year ago. I stopped going. But all this has changed. Call it a religious awakening. Call it a resurrection. Call it Scott Bakula’s Dracula Spectacula! Disclaimer: I have no idea what Quantum Leap star, Scott Bakula,

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19 Oct 2012

The Essential Weekend CMJ FREE Party List: Criterion Selection

If you’re not going to these parties, you might as well board the next slow bus to Cincinnati. I don’t care how infuriatingly sexy all of it is going to be. I don’t care how insecure all the insouciance is going to make you feel. Did I mention that it’s

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10 Oct 2012

TODAY: FREE Lessons on Broke-Ass Living at Union Square

Today (that’s Wednesday – get with it), the Union Square Greenmarket will host an additional event called New Green City. Brought to you by the non-profit GrowNYC, the all-day “FREE event full of action and dialogue” will feature various workshops on sustainability, urban farming, bike sharing, recycling, and even solar

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05 Oct 2012

Are You a Dilettante? 11 Signs to Watch Out For…

If you live in New York City, chances are you’ve at least overheard one speaking at a party… “I just realized that a PhD in transsexual history wouldn’t do anything more than keep me in a little box. My real calling is acting. But yes, I’m still running my iPhones

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