30 Aug 2009

Farmer’s Market Etiquette 101

I’d be hard pressed to find someone in New York City to argue negatively about the idea of eating more locally grown produce or locally made foods.  Let’s face it, green fever has been sweeping this city for the past decade, and along with it has emerged a thriving ‘œgreen

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 1
27 Aug 2009

Long Beach Blanket Bingo!: An LBC Native’s Guide to LB, LI

OK, so I’m not technically a Long Beach, CA native, but I did go to school there for 4.5 years, so i think I might have some authoritwahhh, as they say.  Also, this is primarily based on my experience this past weekend. Step 1:  Get someone to drive your ass,

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 4
26 Aug 2009

Five Tips to Surviving the Ghettos of San Francisco

Late one night while walking home to my apartment across the street from the Westside Courts projects, I was having a peachy time and looking forward to crawling into my cozy bed. I was texting my friend when I heard a neighbor say ‘œHey!’ When I looked up to see

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20 Aug 2009

Cheap Air Fares to New York with American Airlines

Interpreted through a wide-angle lens, ‘œpromotions’, ‘œdeals’, and ‘œlimited time offers’ aren’t all bullshit, but damnit, you have to approach them with a level head. Companies sling deals in an attempt to buy loyalty so they can recoup losses in the future business you and other suckers provide to them

19 Aug 2009

Dating Lessons from Sue Ellen Crandell

I really cannot wrap my head around the fact that Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead was released in 199-fucking-1.  It was one of my most favorite (and repeatedly-watched) movies growing up, and through the years, I’ve found it to be time and time again my personal touchstone for all

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
18 Aug 2009

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: How to Make More and Work Less

While being young, broke and beautiful is all well and good, some people’s finances are more jacked than others.  That’s why we’ve invited Betsy Crouch (aka Coach $izzle) to come onboard and dole out some much needed advice.  She is a professional financial coach after all.  If you’ve got a question

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 3
16 Aug 2009

Tetrahedral Kites: A DIY Trick for the Soul

When I was a kid, I would lay in the grass in my backyard and daydream.  The mind of this geeky, skinny 8-year-old was fixated on ways in which I could become the absolute supreme icon for coolness in the 3rd grade.  Check it out.  My plan was that one

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 4
14 Aug 2009

Signs you need new roommates

I hate using the ‘œonly in New York’ cliché, but few other cities have as many awkward spaces that pass as apartments’”converted factories without actual walls, rooms that barely fit a full-sized bed, and rooms without windows or closets. So to find an affordable apartment, you just have to lower

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0