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09 Apr 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Kelly Malone

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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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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09 Apr 2009

BYOB takes the financial ruin out of “dinner and drinks”

Standing alone, a dinner or drinks can be manageable, but combined…well, that’s just stupid.  It’s like fighting two bears.  I can’t do that. Budgets begin to implode.  Enter BYOB restaurants – places where owners are lazy, poor, or philosophically aligned with drinking malt liquor with your dinner. I hardly ever

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08 Apr 2009

FREE Vodka Wednesdays at Blue Owl

Hump Day sounds disgusting, always has.  “Bumping uglies” sounds gross too.  I know people who hate the word “groin”.  “Crotch” is crisp and tight to me, but friends find it equally unappetizing.  One of Stuart’s friends has a website called The Fart Party.  That leaves a very unpleasant taste in

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07 Apr 2009

$45 for 4 Days of Shows, available NOW!

4-day all-access badges have just become available to purchase for the Northside Festival in Williamsburg, a new music festival project by The L Magazine.  $45 is like, INSANELY cheap for four whole days of bands that include:  Vivian Girls, Bishop Allen, The Dodos, Bill Callahan, The Van Pelt, Brightblack Morning Light, O’Death, Asobi

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07 Apr 2009

House Party Tuesdays @ Sway: FREE Whiskey, cheap tequila/mini burgers

Sway feels cool because it hasn’t altered the outdated sign of its predecessor McGovern’s, has good music, and an attractive crowd (reminder: low light, dark backdrops and highballs make a lot of things attractive). Hell, attractive people can make anything look cool from old school American Gladiators to modern runway

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06 Apr 2009

It's Always Xmas at The Continental: 5 Shots for $10

  The black tarpaulin outside of the The Continental reads “5 Shots of Anything $10: All day/All night (yes, we’re serious)”.   And there really is no catch.  No limiting “happy hour”, no restricted access to only the worst gut rot brewed in an industrial bathtub, no cutting down a

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