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21 Dec 2012

Sweet & Shiny: Cupcakes and Coffee on Knickerbocker Ave.

Elaine Li is probably the only gal this side of the East River who can make you a wedding cake, blow you a glass chandelier for your reception hall, and even toss in some high end jewelry for the bridesmaids. Oh and she also makes Bushwick’s favorite cupcakes at her

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09 Nov 2012

My Ultimate Broke-Ass Vermont Fantasy

A couple of days ago, I took a drive up to Burlington to visit my younger brother for his birthday. After a hellish couple hours trying to get out of NYC, and getting turned back from several tunnels, I finally hit 87 up to Vermont. Expecting a scenic drive, I

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
20 Apr 2010

From Walking the LES to FREE Food with Edgar Allan Poe

The LES’s Tenement Museum has a new walking tour called ‘œNext Steps,’ focusing on the trends that shaped the Lower East Side from 1935 to the present, and this Wednesday at 2:30pm, the tour is FREE!  The tour takes visitors above Delancey Street, with stops along the way at bodegas,

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24 Mar 2010

FREE Acoustic Show at Le Poisson Rouge

Irrational fears are a difficult subject to talk about with endearment, but somehow St. Mannequins managed to write a beautiful acoustic diddy about getting sucked into space and being eaten by sharks. Tomorrow night, you can see them and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., another band that plays mellow rock, play

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03 Mar 2010

Dave’s Tavern

This originally appeared in Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York The single most impressive thing about Dave’s Tavern is that every night one of the regulars gets 86’d.  It must have been me and Paul’s lucky night because we saw two of them get the boot. The

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22 Feb 2010

A Proper List of All the FREE Noise Pop Events

I originally wrote this for The Bay Bridged, but I figured it would be something you fine folks that visit this site would dig.  So now go out and see some FREE shows! The Miracle of Noise Pop: 8 Days of Amazing FREE Events I’ve been really good so far

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19 Feb 2010

Bow Bow Cocktail Lounge

The Goddess herself! photo from Anne B. on Yelp I’m going to say this in the most plain and honest way I can: I’m pretty sure Candy, the bartender at Bow Bow, is Dionysus disguised as a human being.  It’s the only logical way to explain the way she handles

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05 Feb 2010

All You Can Drink Beer at D-Structure Tonight!

D-Structure has bee doing a lot of dope shit lately that includes music, art, and most importantly, FREE beer.  Tonight is no exception. Starting at 8pm, the cerveza will be flowing in celebration of Michael Dabo Lopez’s art and installations.  And the best part is that if you RSVP here

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