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02 Apr 2009

FREE Wild Parrot Safari Brooklyn: Special Doubleheader

Well, it’s the first week of April, so I’m sure I hardly need to tell you that the Quaker Parrots are stirring in Brooklyn. These parrots, also know as Monk Parakeets, are something of an anomaly here and there are many theories explaining exactly how they arrived. Luckily, Steve Baldwin,

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01 Apr 2009

Free Tea Today 12-4 @ Oren's Locations

At some point I made a conscious effort to not nurture a coffee/tea drinking habit because of the sheer economics behind having to buy your daily fix. Plus, it’s like oysters. If you don’t really like them, don’t eat them. But, most of my friends were buying sugary lattes that didn’t

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31 Mar 2009

There Will (Probably) Be Blood…and Tote Bags!

For all you folks in the Big Apple: unless you’re  a dude with no girlfriend or have been mercifully able to avoid leaving Brooklyn and entering Manhattan in the past several weeks, you know that North America’s very first Topshop is set to open this Thursday in Soho.  The ads

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31 Mar 2009

FREE Laser Hair Removal and Shopping. YAY!

Today Vada Spa is having a day of ‘œBeauty and Fashion’. The fashion is the spring line from Signette (a marriage of “European good taste and American practicality”), on sale up to 60%. The ‘œbeauty’ of course does not refer to symmetrical bone structure surgery, let alone character development, but

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30 Mar 2009

Be a Baglady or Man

Sustainable bags of the non-tea variety (be it quaffable leaf or indigestible balls) will be all yours today if you decide to partake in a little DIY  thanks to a partnership made in Brooklyn between the 3rd Ward and Bags fr the People.  Even if you bought all 6 of

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29 Mar 2009

Heart Schmeart, Eat 30 Bacon dishes for $10 Today in Williamsburg

It’s hard to improve on the poster, except to point out that a less stylized version would have the pig’s throat slit, the body thrown into an old bath tub of boiling water to remove the hair, and a butcher getting ready to slice off its ass to make the

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28 Mar 2009

The Really, Really Free Market THIS Sunday

These guys have their canvassing down because I was offered the same pamplet 4 times in 30 minutes at Stubag’s book reading last week. It’s the same flyer as the Feb.22 event with the old date scratched out and 3/29 handwritten in, which makes all the animosity disappear. The idea

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