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18 Aug 2009

COMICS in Bryant Park, Cheap FILM FESTIVALS, and a HEALTH CARE PARTY this Week!

COMICS PANEL – Word for Word Series in Bryant Park Sometimes I want to avoid Midtown at all costs.  When it is hot, it seems hotter there.  When it is humid, it seems that all things stick a little bit better there too.  However, us broke-asses can’t always choose where

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 0
18 Aug 2009

Broke Ass Porn: Tastespotting

Hey boys and girls, I’d like to talk about a serious societal trend that’s been plaguing the populace for quite some time now and doesn’t show any signs of receding, I’d like to talk about Food Porn. You know the kind, the oh-so-close camera angles, the beads of condensation, and

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
17 Aug 2009

Laugh at The Onion in person

Who doesn’t love the fake news? Network news reports on dumpster diving in the current economy like it’s a new trend, while Stephen Colbert claims to deliver babies through Georgia O’Keefe paintings while making fun of pharmaceutical studies. With headlines like ‘œCraigslist Server Contracts HPV,’ ‘œFun Toy Banned Because of

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
16 Aug 2009

Free Screening of Mad Men Premiere in Times Square

I’m sure over the past couple weeks you’ve heard your fair share of buzz over the return of Mad Men. I for one am guilty of avatar-ing myself into over-the-top fandom territory. And with good reason. Because in the pit of despair that is the summer television line-up, our prayers

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
15 Aug 2009

Not for the Feint of Heart Performance Art

I am awed by many things in New York ‘“ the women in spike heels lugging their lives on their shoulders who still manage to look captivating, the indefatigability of the squirrels in Washington Square Park come fall, and the strangely comforting bellow of the subway evangelical preachers.  But, one

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 0
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
14 Aug 2009

Overboard Party at South Street Seaport

It’s scary to think about, but summer is kind of, sort of coming to an end. I know it won’t officially end until Labor Day, but one can’t help but feel the coolness in the air, that smell of fall and the fact that so many summer event series are

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