Anna G - Caliburg Contributor

14 Jun 2011

Beware the Upper West Side Grifter

Remember that story from a few years ago about the so-called Hipster Grifter in Brooklyn? I even wrote a sort of jokey thing about it. Of course places like New York and San Francisco are veritable hubs for these sort of con artist/grifter types– so much so, that I’m sad

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13 Jun 2011

5 Karaoke Songs to Serenade Your Crush

Karaoke, who doesn’t like it? Probably Hitler, I bet. But you know when you go to a karaoke birthday party or event of some sort and the person you have a crush on or are dating is there and you still want to have a good time, but you don’t

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07 Jun 2011

Broke and Bored Activities: Reading NYC Signs

If you’re anything like my roommate and I, you derive pleasure from nonsensically mocking olds reading signs and/or just the existence of the particularly hilarious signs and graffitti tags abound in NYC. That’s right– reading signs.  It sounds way too simple to make any sense. But, the thing is you

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31 May 2011

Don’t Be That Twee Patronizing Blog

I think it’s great that there have, in the last few years, with the successes of Jezebel and The Hairpin, been a few online magazines and blogs popping up who specifically aim for a woman/feminist-centric audience. It’s great that not only is this population being recognized, but that younger, talented,

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31 May 2011

4 Things You Can Totally Live Without in NY

When you lose your job, or you simply have to make some serious cuts in your current lifestyle to be able to continue to live or save up for something, it can be tough to think about what you’ll need to axe out of your life (like the lady in

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29 May 2011

Sexy Fleet Week Memorial Day Tours in New York (Meet Some Sexy Sailors for FREE, You Broke-Ass)

This piece is actually by Francesca McCafferty Ahhh, yes. Fleet Week in Manhattan. Many girls and boys of all stripes are excited to see those sexy sailors walking around town for a week, decked out in their tight white suits and cute caps worn with an angles flair. Whether they

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24 May 2011

Kenny’s Trattoria: Quality Italian on the Cheap

Talk about a hidden gem. Kenny’s Trattoria in Williamsburg not only has some brick oven pizza that rivals Motorino’s, but Italian apps and main courses that are tastier than Bamonte’s. Yeah, I said it.  I mean, ambiance-wise, it’s a completely different experience than either of those places– it’s not ultra

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23 May 2011

How To Be a Wedding Guest

Spoiler: Don’t wear crazy upstaging hats. I’ve already covered the more questionable wardrobe decisions of certain coast areas, but what about the rest of the wedding? I’m sure you’ve all been holding your breath since you asked yourself that question. Well, consider this permission to finally breathe again, like Toni

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