Bushwick

29 Jun 2012

Chlorine and Creeps: Opening Day FREE at the McCarren Park Pool

Yesterday, I quite literally had nothing to do except stare at my most recent bank statement wondering if somewhere in the Charles Schwab building there is a little room, marked with my name, with three pennies lying on the floor. My only alternative was trolling political forums about the healthcare

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
27 Jun 2012

FREE Experimental Art and Music Festival in BUSHWICK

When you picture your ideal Saturday afternoon, do you dream of a kaleidoscopic music, art, poetry, and philosophy festival? If so, you’re in luck. If not, start dreaming, ‘cause this festival is going be the bees. It’s called Eleven Hands Clapping. And it’s happening at Vaudeville Park (Bushwick – totally

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
20 Jun 2012

BODYFUN: Exercise and Meditation through Dance

My recommendation for Wednesday, June 27th: Step 1: Put on those sweat pants or shorts or whatever the hell you want, and get over to the Body Actualized Center at 9 pm. Step 2: Feel slightly awkward and overly concerned with not looking like an idiot for approximately two minutes.

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
18 Jan 2012

Celebrating Two Years in New York City: A Look Back at the Time I Got Punched on the Subway

Not to get all promote-y or anything, but in Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City (read it!), he compares NYC to a girl who you constantly chase, but is ultimately out of your league.  I totally get this statement, but for me, New York City is

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
29 Oct 2011

Marni Kotak at Microscope Gallery

In the age of oversharing, who’s to say where the line is?  I mean no one cares that you are going to bed or that you really want a sandwich, but you tell us on Facebook and Twitter anyway.  So rather than sharing the mundane parts of life, why not

The Happy Peasant 0
17 Oct 2011

Athom: Where Dignity Matters

Athom opened in the Bushwick / Bed-Stuy neighborhood about three years ago. It was the first spot in that neighborhood to have things like paninis, fresh baked croissants, good espresso and ingredients like roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, brie, etc. I must tell you, as a resident of that neighborhood

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
20 Sep 2011

Drink N’ Draw at 3rd Ward in Brooklyn

Tough day at the office?  Unwind by sketching some naked chick and knocking back a few PBRs.  Totally awesome art studio 3rd Ward offers a life drawing sessions and beer every Wednesday night at an event called Drink N’ Draw– $15 for a solo ticket, or $10 if you bring

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
18 Sep 2011

Best Frozen Margaritas in NYC at Ruby’s Lounge

Ruby’s Lounge has the best fuckin’ frozen margaritas in NYC! A bold statement, I know, and trust me, it doesn’t matter what you order here, you’re gonna get the goddamn frozen margarita anyway! How do you feel about that? The first time I went there with my gal, she ordered

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0