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15 Nov 2019

Things to Do in NYC When You’re Broke and It’s F***ing Cold

by Hannah Harkness It’s that time of year again in NYC! The sunlight is dwindling, stores are starting their annual holiday display pissing contest, and freezing air is coming through wind tunnels between skyscrapers punishing us for ever believing fall would last more than 2 weeks! If you’re broke, this

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05 Jul 2017

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Trump’s Transcripts Instead of Watching Him

By Hannah Harkness  I’m what people call a Luddite. I’m shitty with technology. I’m not a snob who thinks not watching TV makes you better than other people, it’s just really not my thing. I genuinely don’t remember the last time I had a working TV and my laptops have

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05 Apr 2013

Broke-Ass Decorating: Bookmark Wallpaper

While visiting Washington D.C this weekend, I saw this fantastic floor-to-ceiling bookmark wallpaper at Idle Time Books! It’s basically free to make– start collecting bookmarks from your local bookstores, libraries, and future travel destinations, and just past them up on your wall. Colorful, classy, literary– and most importantly, cheap! Photo

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22 Sep 2012

My Favorite Afternoon Delight

Sometimes when you are broke, there are very few ways to indulge in self-gratification. I am thinking of two in particular and I’m pretty sure you can guess what one of them is. If you guessed reading, you are right! You don’t win anything, sorry. But you do get infinite

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29 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Book List: Youth Gone Wild

Feeding your mind by reading is a Broke-Ass lifestyle essential. What other activity gets you so much for so little cost (i.e., free). I’m an avid reader, my hope is to share some of my best reads with you. Look, I admit I don’t love being around children or “tweens”.

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08 Nov 2011

FREE Admission and Performance at the New Museum This Thursday

The New Museum— currently home to a ridiculous giant slide, among other awesome artistic attractions– offers FREE admission every Thursday night from 7-9pm.  There’s really no better way to spend a Thursday evening than viewing and discussing contemporary art, followed by whizzing down a humongous tube slide squealing gleefully like

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29 Jun 2011

FREE Word for Word Series at Bryant Park

Although it’s been around for a few years, I only got hip to Bryant Park’s free “Word for Word” series a few days ago. I also only found out a few days ago that you can expand the view finder on the Hipstamatic camera app, making it 1000x easier to

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