Bushwick

25 Nov 2009

Gotham City Lounge: What A Fucking Great Bar!

As the title of this post suggests, Gotham City Lounge is a fucking great bar. It’s cheap. It’s genuinely divey. It’s got a pool table. It’s right under the Central Ave. M train stop (and within walking distance of the Myrtle Ave.-Broadway J stop). It has great atmosphere. This truly

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19 Nov 2009

Score! Pop-Up Mega Swap in Brooklyn

Do you ever look at your closet and say to yourself, “Fuck, I hate everything in here.”  I know I do, and I also know that I can’t afford to buy a whole bunch of new shit to replace the things things I’m tired of.  One answer to this dilemma

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21 Oct 2009

We Have Thrift Off: Knickerbocker Avenue

Shopping at thrift stores is like playing the lottery. It can be extremely rewarding, but more often than not is just very frustrating and disappointing. Oh, look at that awesome shirt! What size is it? Damn, missed it by one number! I could have been style-rich! The odds in the

Joe Petersen - Classist Columnist 1
22 Sep 2009

Brooklyn vs Manhattan: An Open Question

Ever since I moved to New York, Manhattan seemed like some sort of Oz I would never get to live in. Sure I worked there, occasionally got inebriated there and slept on someone’s futon, but I never called it home. Now that I’m moving again, and recession rents in the

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
27 Aug 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Kelli Rudick

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit’probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. For those of you who’ve been

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21 Aug 2009

Take the L Train: The Best Tacos in Williamsburg and Bushwick

For several reasons, tacos have replaced burritos as my favorite Mexican entrée. Burritos top my list of foods to avoid on dates, unless I’m sure the dude will find it adorable when I drop half my meal in my lap. It’s easier to scrape up enough change from your bag

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12 Aug 2009

The Difference Between San Francisco and New York

This piece is the intro Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City I’m sitting now in my Bushwick apartment coming to terms with the realization that my time here in this strange and brutal city is quickly coming to an end.  I maintain that, no matter how much

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01 Aug 2009

Broke Country Club Party at the Putting Lot

Having lived in Bushwick, I’ve done my share of shit-talking on the neighborhood. But low and behold, as soon I as move, they go and get themselves a miniature golf course (of all things!). The Putting Lot is a 9-hole course designed by local artists and architects in what used

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