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04 Jul 2012

Broke-Ass Style: Become a Cult Leader

Recently, I plopped down onto my couch to watch the Martin Scorcese documentary about vintage babe George Harrison, titled George Harrison: Living in the Material World.  I noticed two things, the first of which being that my dad looks scarily like Eric Clapton:              

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27 Jun 2012

FREE Experimental Art and Music Festival in BUSHWICK

When you picture your ideal Saturday afternoon, do you dream of a kaleidoscopic music, art, poetry, and philosophy festival? If so, you’re in luck. If not, start dreaming, ‘cause this festival is going be the bees. It’s called Eleven Hands Clapping. And it’s happening at Vaudeville Park (Bushwick – totally

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15 Jun 2012

FREE College in NYC: A Ghosting Guide

Sam is 25. He graduated in 2009 and now works as a freelance production assistant. When he is not working, he is reading socialist literature with his friend Carl, in the smallest two-person apartment in the Lower East Side. He also goes the New School for free as a ghost

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14 Jun 2012

Colors of Pride at Bloomindale’s Tonight!

Get colorful tonight at the Bloomingdale’s pride celebration 2012. The even is hosted by the 7 x 7 editor Chloe Harris Frankeny, along with Richard Klein of dot429 and Yigit Pura of Tout Sweet.   The event will give you a sneak peek at the latest fashions for the next

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31 May 2012

Broke-Ass Survival Guide for a Zombie Apocalypse

If you’re not already up to speed on your Walking Dead, it’s probably time you get started. With recent news of the “Miami Zombie,” 31-year-old Rudy Eugene, who was reportedly naked as he chewed off the face of an innocent homeless man, until policeman took him down after multiple fires

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30 Mar 2012

Spring Book Sale All Weekend at Fort Mason

When was the last time you actually bought a book? Since most of us read our news, tweets and blogs online, some people feel books just add clutter to their lives and prefer to read off of their Kindle. However, some of us are old-fashioned and like to have an

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21 Mar 2012

Broke-Ass Fun: Dog-Watching (It’s Like Bird Watching, But Way Less Lame)

Living in a big city can be a major bummer.  There’s the lack of nature, the competition, the depressing drain on your finances.  It totally sucks.  But instead of getting wrapped up in your status anxiety and your rapidly depleting bank account, why don’t you embrace the most innocent, spirit-lifting

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12 Mar 2012

Donate Your Old Shoes At Athletha’s in the UWS

Athletha is best known as a woman’s haven for clothes made specifically for workouts. The California-based fitness brand prides itself in designing feminine activewear for the athletic woman. Having opened two locations in New York City in 2011, Athletha offers FREE classes from time to time such as Pilates, Zumba,

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