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26 Jun 2012

Ticket Giveaway: SPANYC with Rebeca Vallejo & Mar Sala Band @ Drom

When one thinks of Spanish music, images of flamenco dancers, lacey fans and other exotic imagery come to mind. Well obviously the genre spans far beyond cliché, especially when filtered through the modern music scene of New York. Proving what traditional Spanish music can sound like when filtered through a

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10 Mar 2012

‘This Little Piggy’ Sandwich Shop Tastes Damn Good

Great discoveries are always unintentional. America, potato chips, and the best roast beef sandwich this side of the East River. This sandwich dive is the kind of place that traffics in all the cuts that make up a great sandwich. Roast Beef, pastrami, and even some cheese whiz thrown in

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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01 Sep 2011

A Broke-Ass Guide to Fashion’s Night Out

In most cases, designer fashion and bring broke don’t have a very strong correlation, unless you count something of the derelicte variety. But that doesn’t mean one cannot enjoy and appreciate nice things.  For those of you who don’t know, next week is Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) or “fah-no”, which

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18 Aug 2011

Enter Jim Henson’s Fantastic World

Get a peek at the genius behind the curtain at the new Jim Henson’s Fantastic World exhibit. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone whose childhood hasn’t been shaped by this creative genius, and now you can see and touch all those characters he created over the years in person. Having

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01 Aug 2011

In God We Trust Williamsburg Opening Party

One of the most beloved boutiques in Williamsburg (and Greenpoint for that matter, In God We Trust, has traded up their old Wythe Ave location and is celebrating their new bigger and brighter spot on Bedford Ave. While IGWT, isn’t exactly broke-ass friendly, they do have sales and throw parties

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30 Jul 2011

Mad Decent Block Party at the South Street Seaport

What’s summer without a decent block party? You know, just you and your closest 1,000 friends, some drinks, some jams, something like THIS. You get the picture. Summer is almost over you guys, I saw some leaves fall off a tree, JUST THE OTHER DAY, so it’s time to get

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16 Jul 2011

First Annual Brooklyn Bastille Day Bash

‘Mericans love to celebrate political victories, even when they’re not their own. But when there’s gin and cupcakes involved, I’m ready to jump on the beret bandwagon as well. Our favorite website featuring all things wonderful and cheap (besides this one of course), the skint, is taking over Littlefield this

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13 Jul 2011

Exercises for Broke-Asses by Dena Stern of

This article is courtesy of Dena Stern of and a former Broke-Ass of the Week. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2010 over two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. That means that more people in this country are now overweight than not –

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