Bryant Park

27 Aug 2010

Free Ping Pong in Bryant Park

There are quite a number of ping pong aficionados, I’m sure , who would agree with the conviction that ping pong in its customary form constitutes a sport of the clearly indoor sort. The air, the lighting, the soft echoes of grunt strikes – its all altered in the outdoor sphere. The folks over

20 Jul 2010

L Magazine’s Summer Screen Triumphant Return to Williamsburg

Every summer, we gush over the benefits of free outdoor movie screenings and how their awesomeness can never can eclipsed. This is what happens to a drive-in theater deprived nation. While you can catch a flick each week all over the city to suit your style, there are some screen

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
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
06 Jul 2010

FREE Movies Under the Brooklyn Bridge

Ah, summer in the city. Nearly-naked commutes. Hydrant fountains. Cooling centers. That unidentifiable stench! And the heat. Oh, the heat. Even though I woke up sweating, I wouldn’t trade my NYC summers for anything. The man himself says we’re from where summertime’s unforgettable. And it’s true. Among the great summer

Polina Yamshchikov - Flirt Poor 0
30 Jun 2010

FREE Underwater New York Reading

On Saturday, I biked from Williamsburg to the Intrepid, and I had to run through a nearby fountain as soon as I got to the boat so I could stop feeling like my skin was on fire. Even if you’re not doing cardio exercises outside, New York is approaching that

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
07 Jan 2010

Put Your Date On Ice — FREE Ice Skating in Bryant Park

Dear Sparing Stringer, I am trying to impress a lady friend by taking her on a date. Unfortunately, I am broke and have no prospects of making any money in the near future. How can I show her a good time on the cheap? Any ideas? -Desperate to Impress Dear

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 3
04 Dec 2009

Tree Lightin’ and Figure Skatin’

You thought I was talking about Rockefeller Center, didn’t ya?  Well I wouldn’t do you like that, dear readers.  As someone who grew up within vomiting distance of Rockefeller Center, I spent many a miserable, overcrowded, annoying December 4th being dragged by my parents (along with my sister and any

BAS Writers 0
18 Aug 2009

COMICS in Bryant Park, Cheap FILM FESTIVALS, and a HEALTH CARE PARTY this Week!

COMICS PANEL – Word for Word Series in Bryant Park Sometimes I want to avoid Midtown at all costs.  When it is hot, it seems hotter there.  When it is humid, it seems that all things stick a little bit better there too.  However, us broke-asses can’t always choose where

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 0
13 May 2009

A Good Lunchbreak: Word For Word with Kristin Chenoweth

Today kicks off Bryant Park’s Word for Word, a series of free events where authors and celebrities who write will speak about their recent projects.  It actually started Saturday with a thing about Children’s Books, but those don’t count. As you eat a”wholesome” salad with chickenless chicken that was just