lower east side

11 Jan 2019

Who is Gentrification Actually Helping?

What comes to mind when you hear the word gentrification? Your mind may immediately depart from a place of safety and security, only to find itself at a destination surrounded by ill-fated words such as displacement, eviction, and homelessness. With this air of negativity surrounding your mind as it floats

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
13 Jun 2016

The Legend of NYC’s Egg Cream

Question: What is something non-alcoholic, contains no more than three ingredients, and will cure that harsh hangover? Answer: The title of this article of course! A good ol’ egg cream. The egg cream soda is one of my personal favorites because it is truly an art. Concocting the perfect solution

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12 Mar 2016

HOW THE BLIND BARBER BECAME A SUCCESSFUL BAR & BARBERSHOP

A few summers ago in the Hamptons, I met a young man with a great personality and an ability to make everyone have a good time. At the time, he was the general manager at Ella Lounge, a spunky little LES staple that is now (sadly) gone. Now co-owner of

Penelope Hernandez 0
01 Oct 2015

This Week’s Events | New York

Rad Upcoming NY Events Freddie Cosmo’s Pop Odyssey THU. 10/01 | 6:30PM @ LEFTFIELD ON LUDLOW Freddie Cosmo performs a unique arrangement of originals and cover songs while conjuring the spirits of music icons from the past and present and continuing his story to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming

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21 Oct 2014

How to Buy Drugs in NYC WITHOUT a Connection

I recently attended the BAS party at Dardy’s Bar in Brooklyn. While there I attempted, unsuccessfully, to buy weed. Certain attendees were generous enough to share what they had, but due to the distinct communist leanings of the BAS community, none had extra for sale. I decided not to go

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 0
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10 Apr 2014

Searching for Sports in Hipster-Land: The East Village

Photo from thehorseboxnyc.com If you’re a sports fan like me, I’m sure it happens to you all the time: Your friends are dying to try that new lounge/bistro/dive in [insert newly gentrified NYC neighborhood here] but all you want to do is sit back with a cheap cold one and

Elizabeth DiPietro - The Sporty Spendthrift 0
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31 Mar 2014

The Saved by the Bell Parody: Bayside! The Musical! In New York!

  Photo from baysidethemusical.com As a fan of Saved By the Bell growing up, I can easily remember my mother rolling her eyes every time the audience “woooo-ed” at the palpable, albeit G-rated, sexual tension between characters, or when yet another of Zack’s harebrained schemes failed to come to fruition.

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