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19 Oct 2011

Happy Hour and FREE Bites at the Watering Hole

Happy Hour – those two words can make my face light up like a child who just got her first taste of Halloween candy. In other words, I’m a big fan, and thank goodness I live in a city where it’s always Happy Hour somewhere. Sometimes, though, I find myself

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17 Oct 2011

FREE Tasting with Eve’s Cidery at Bierkraft

Oktoberfest is technically over, but that’s no reason to stop celebrating and imbibing golden, alcoholic beverages that make Fall even more enjoyable than it already is. Did you know that it’s Cider Week in NYC? Well, it is, and as part of the festivities and informational events about the apple

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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14 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Victoire

Victoire’s debut full-length album, Cathedral City, received a 7.8 from Pitchfork, but listen for yourself and fall in love with the classical/electro-pop hybrid that this all-female quintet creates. Comprised of founder/composer/keyboardist Missy Mazzoli, violinist Olivia De Prato, clarinetist Eileen Mack, keyboardist Lorna Krier, and double bassist Eleonore Oppenheim, the group

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10 Oct 2011

FREE Columbus Day Trivia at The Bell House

If you’re looking for some Columbus Day entertainment that doesn’t involve parades or crowded department stores – or you just want to mourn the fact that you didn’t have the day off over some beer and light competition – head over to The Bell House for trivia night! It’s time

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05 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Late Cambrian

Late Cambrian makes the kind of music that makes you want to dance around to in your underwear in the morning, and plays shows that are truly delightful to watch. The quartet, O, John, Colin and Nunzio, will be playing Brooklyn’s Spike Hill this Thursday, October 6th at 7:30PM and Arlene’s Grocery

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03 Oct 2011

“Twain in the Membrane: A Comedy Party” Tuesday at Littlefield

“Twain in the Membrane: A Comedy Party” celebrates the release of cartoonist Michael Kupperman’s Mark Twain autobiography parody, Mark Twain’s Autobiography 1910-2010.  If you’re still thinking “wha?,” just take a look at the night’s lineup and go with the flow; you’ll be treated to appearances and comedic works by Kupperman

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28 Sep 2011

Happy Hour at the Half King

The Half King is my usual meet-up of choice with visiting out-of-towners, since it’s classy (impress them with your New York-ness!), right in front of steps leading up to the Highline (take a walk afterwards!), and they have a banging happy hour (don’t spend too much money entertaining them!). The wood-covered

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26 Sep 2011

Chrome Giveaway: Win a Pair of New ‘All City’ Kicks!

With stores in San Fran, NYC, and Chicago, Chrome has decided to pair up with BAS for a nationwide giveaway. The most expert broke-asses know that whatever the price, an item has to give you a bang for your buck, and that’s what Chrome is all about. According to their

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