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18 Jan 2010

NYC Cocktail Lounges Worth the Splurge

One of the best things about being in NYC is the bevy of places where cheap–and even free–booze can be found.  Dive bars, gallery openings, beer tastings and more abound all over the city, so, generally speaking. your level of cheap intoxication is entirely dependent on your motivation.  I remember

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17 Jan 2010

Broke-Ass Dental Care in NYC

The woman who hands out coupons for discounted tooth whitening at the Bedford Avenue stop in Brooklyn has gotten me thinking.  If there is one thing broke ass people can’t afford it is dental care.  I myself have been extremely slack in taking care of my chompers at certain poorer-than-average

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Jan 2010

A Great Volunteer Opportunity for MLK Day

I’m basically just cutting and pasting this from the facebook invite because there’s a ton of info and rewording it would be annoying.  So if you wanna be a mensch tomorrow, please read below: For this year’s National Day of Service and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, A Good Idea

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Jan 2010

Cookin With ?uestlove

Before he was giving Jimmy Fallon street cred or upstaging Dave Chappelle, ?uestlove was hosting mean parties back at Fluid Night Club in Philly which I attended religiously.  Although he dominates on the drums, this man knows how to DJ the shit out of a party. I’ve seen the Roots

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
17 Jan 2010

Movie Marathons and other Alliterations

As I write this I am smack dab in the middle of an epic day known to geeks and movie lovers across the world as the one, the only, the Day of the Rings. On this day of reckoning the girls/boys are separated from ladies/men in an almighty back to

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
16 Jan 2010

SFMOMA’s FREE 75th Anniversary Activities

I was going to try and make this post terribly witty, and entertain you with some funny anecdote about that time I did something really embarrassing in a museum, but then I got sucked into the vortex that is Pot Psychology. I swear my attention span is that of a

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
16 Jan 2010

Cheap Fetish

According to dictionary.com, to fetishize is to ‘˜regard an object with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency.’  There are many things in my day-to-day life that, for me, hold these powers.  Call it magical thinking (shout out to my shrink!),

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
15 Jan 2010

House of Yes “Possesion” Party with an Open Bar

What was your plan for tonight again?  Drinking beers on your couch and watching whatevers on your DVR?  Yes, it’s winter, yes it’s cold and yes, it’s often easier to hibernate indoors than it is to sack up, pull on a bunch of layers and go out into the night,

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