new york city

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

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21 Dec 2018

What It’s Like Spending Xmas Alone in NYC

Christmas is fast approaching and, thank god, because at this point images of Mariah Carey singing “Santa Baby” literally project onto the inside of my eyelids when I close them. As tough as hearing the same stale songs over and over is, it’s even tougher spending the holidays alone. Luckily,

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12 Oct 2018

The Time I Went To A No-Insurance Dentist

Fresh outta high school, I moved out of my parents house and in with my first super serious girlfriend. In hindsight, this was a mistake. But at the time, I didn’t see the signs. She was a soul sucking nightmare of a woman…but god, she was sexy and great in

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10 Oct 2018

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

As I’m writing this it has been 20 minutes since police began raiding my neighbor’s crib. This isn’t the first time, but with the daunting cloud of gentrification looming over my neighborhood of Washington Heights I’m positive it’ll be one of the last I’ll experience. I’ve witnessed my fair share

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10 Oct 2018

I Hung Out with All These Nerdy Celebs at NY Comic Con

Hello, Broke-Ass readers! On Round 1, we covered one of the biggest draws of New York Comic Con: Cosplay. This round, we’re gonna take you into the world of yet another huge draw at NYCC every year: Celebrities. Each & every year, NYCC is packed to the brim with celebrities

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09 Oct 2018

The Funnest Cosplay Costumes at Comic Con NY

Well hello there, broke ass readers! As you may or may not have heard, I went to New York Comic Con this weekend in the name of our wonderful Broke Ass island of misfit toys. If you aren’t aware of what this convention is all about, the best way for

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09 Oct 2018

Super Fun Cosplay at Comic Con NY

Well hello there, broke ass readers! As you may or may not have heard, I went to New York Comic Con this weekend in the name of our wonderful Broke Ass island of misfit toys. If you aren’t aware of what this convention is all about, the best way for

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