Advice

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
04 Aug 2009

Dosas and a Cup of Chai

If you are among the un-lucky millions without AC in your apartment or an office building to retreat to, if the haze is getting you down, here is my 4-step secret to surviving the occasional summer heat wave. Step 1: Download Passion Pit’s album ‘œManners’ Step 2: Get your ass

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 2
10 May 2009

Brunch with Mom: Some Lists

If you’re mother is not in New York, you can escape the day with a skype call and an e-card from BlueMountain and laugh all the way to the bank.  Then cry at the bank when you realize you still have no money. Then, go home and watch the Married

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16 Apr 2009

Down and Out: LES Story Telling at the Tenement Museum

You can sometimes forget that you are “down and out” in New York if you know where to go to live it up – of course we aren’t really THAT down and out if you think about it, but here is an example.  Last night I went to the awesome

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15 Apr 2009

Diversify Your Drinking with Booze & Wine Tastings

How disappointing sweet, sweet spring has been so far; the Vernal Equinox has been as life-improving as a vernal pool. Although the upcoming weather looks unreal, I (weather.com)  really blew it  Monday with a forecast for sunny weather and taxes are on their way to the audit room.   The good

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09 Apr 2009

Have a Job Interview? Get FREE Dry Cleaning

As NPR reports here, a dry cleaning shop on the Upper East Side is offering free dry cleaning services to anyone jobless with an upcoming job interview.  The unemployed can hardly praise bars in the same manner, since their attractive drink specials do little to help one be more marketable.

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