Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe

09 Apr 2011

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market Food Truck Bazaar

Okay so maybe you group together the term “food truck” along with artisan, pork belly, comfort food, and all the other foodie terms you’re sick of, but c’mon, it’s delicious food that travels to you! Can it really be that bad?  Some of the buzz-iest food trucks in town with

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02 Apr 2011

World Pillow Fight Day at Union Square

Are you passive aggressive, love flash mobs, or really just enjoy the cathartic act of hitting strangers in the face? Well you’re in luck. because today is your day with International Pillow Fight Day. In its sixth year running, New Yorkers have flocked to Union Square and all over the world

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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31 Mar 2011

An Old Fashioned Oasis at the Bowery Hotel

Inspired by my fellow broke-ass Ashley’s post on “How to Feel Rich” in New York,  I recently took a friend visiting from out of town to the Bowery Hotel. Granted I’ll probably never see the inside of their opulent rooms, but I can avoid looking like a complete schlub some

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31 Mar 2011

Win a FREE Graphic Tote by Sprayground

Graffiti is an both a beloved art form and a scourge of the city, depending on who you ask. With sites like the Wooster Collective and street art being used to sell everything under the sun, it has gained just as much if not more prominence then it had in

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24 Mar 2011

New York City Opera Act 4 Free Concerts

It’s time to ditch the long gloves, fancy dress and binoculars (well you might still need those) when it comes to going to the opera. It’s one of those highbrow things that always seemed out of reach, but with the help of L Magazine and the New York City Opera

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10 Mar 2011

March Wellness Week: March 21-27

As someone who will go to the shadiest nail places in town just to get a good discount, I’m not exactly a spa savvy person. It’s hard to fit massages and manicures into a tight budget. After all, it is the ultimate indulgence. But what better way to beat down

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05 Mar 2011

BangOn! NYC presents: Mods vs Rockers

The style showdown is on. Got some extra fingerless leather gloves lying around, or perhaps a dapper three-piece suit? It’s time to break em out and head down to The Shop for BangOn NYC Mods vs Rockers party. What better place to host this raucous shindig than an actual old-school

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03 Mar 2011

Champagne in a Can and other Luxuries at Heather’s Bar

The concept behind a bar is a pretty simple one, so it’s always surprising how so many establishments manage to suck at it. It’s a rare thing when a place manages to combine all the right elements into the perfect drinking spot. Heather’s Bar in the East Village has been

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