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09 Jul 2011

Jelly Presents: RockBeach Party at Rockaway Beach

Brooklyn’s favorite party promoters and general providers of free awesome things, Jelly NYC is taking their pool party game to Queens. While making your beach choice usually depends on transportation and the ratio of people to boomboxes, your decision making process just got a hell of a lot easier with

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07 Jul 2011

The Giglio Festival Comes to Williamsburg

Williamsburg in the summer seems to be an endless blend of celebrations. Whether it’s some sort of feast, carnival or literal mass taking place on the streets, the neighborhood gets bedecked in tinsel finery all season long. While Little Italy has their San Gennaro festival, last night kicked off the

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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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02 Jul 2011

The Great Beach Debate: East Coast vs West Coast

Having recently traveled to Hermosa Beach in California, and consecutively attempted to hit up all of New York beaches, I feel like each has something to offer. These two coastlines couldn’t be more different, and that’s mostly because of the people who flock to them rather than the physical landscape

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23 Jun 2011

Indie Designer Pop-Up Shop in Chelsea Market

Those who live or work near the Chelsea Market know what a time suck it can be. Sure it’s a little heavy on the tourist side but the culinary finds inside are well worth it. As someone who used to commute through it everyday, I also know it can be

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16 Jun 2011

Northside Open Studios this Weekend

If you haven’t heard of the Northside Music & Arts Festival already, or don’t ever go to Brooklyn (really?!) then you may have noticed plenty o’advertising for this massive weekend event. Along with tons of bands playing venues all over town (see full line-up HERE), local artists will also be

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03 Jun 2011

Rooftop Films Presents: The Dish and the Spoon Premiere

Now that the weather is more flip-flop friendly, that can only mean one thing…lots of outdoor movies! Kicking off their summer schedule, Rooftop Films will be premiering a series of films this weekend as part of their partnership with SXSW Films. Tonight’s screening is of the film, “The Dish and

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27 May 2011

Beaner Bar: Not Your Average Cup of Joe

We rarely talk about coffee shops on this site. Well except for here and here, because really, if you’re broke and enjoy coffee, you can usually just make it yourself or buy the cheap stuff from your local deli. The modern coffee shop now serves as an impromptu conference room,

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21 May 2011

Smorgasburg: A Food Flea in Williamsburg

As the name might suggest, Brooklyn Flea’s newest food venture Smorgasburg is both a “giant buffet” of food vendors, and taking place in Williamsburg. Riding the food-truck, artisanal food-crazy bandwagon, this sprawling outdoor market promises to be the one stop shop for all of New York’s foodies every Saturday this

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