11 Jul 2017

Lessons from the ‘Cougar Ball’ in San Francisco

Reporting from the cougar dating scene in North Beach. The dating dynamic of mature ladies mingling with younger men in San Francisco.

Guest Writer 3
23 Aug 2016

Gloriously Insane Excuses Men Give To Get Out Of Dates

 “Only I could get stood up by a man who has eight cats. Yep. Eight.” My hilarious dating life has been the subject of not only one insane book Hope You Have An Amazing Birthday…And Get Raped By A Bear, but also a dating column, two very sassy blogs, and loads

05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
20 Jul 2015

The Funniest/Cutest Craigslist Missed Love Connections in NYC

One of my favorite past times is pursuing the Missed Connections section. It can be funny, heartwarming, scary and everything in between. When I lived in Greenpoint I regularly took the L train. One of my good pals I would refer to it as the Love Train as he always

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
11 Oct 2013

The Cheapest Dates in New York City

Let me begin by clarifying: when I say “cheap dates”, I do not mean people. Any guy who clicked on this in hope of discovering a list of people who wear panties with easy access labels, stop reading. Go hold open some doors or reach stuff off top shelves and

Daisy Rawcliffe - Vafrous Vagabond 0
15 Mar 2012

BrokeAss Date: Take Yourself to a Bat Shit Crazy Movie

Movies for onesies are great for lots of reasons- the no compromising on shit like candy or what to see and when, the people watching. But sometimes you also want to be made deeply uncomfortable, and that often means tickets just for one. I recently asked myself out to BAMcinmatek’

Nadine Friedman - Vice President of Snark 0
04 Jul 2011

4 Common Bad Moves On First Dates

Despite yapping endlessly on this site about all the shit I don’t like on dates, there’s a bunch of things I’ve done that upon later reflection were uhhh probably not so great, ya know?  I’ve noticed most of these bad moves, that either my friends or I have made, are

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
06 Sep 2010

5 Essential Date Items For Your Small Purse

So you’re going out on a date, and you don’t want to bring your standard gigantic bag full of everything you’ll ever need in life, plus some more just to hoard. What, that’s just me? Well, you know what I mean, though. The idea is to create the illusion that

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
22 Mar 2010

Half Price Wine at Nita Nita

With the spring time comes the phenomenon I first learned about in Bambi: every little animal is putting out pheromones and looking to attract a mate. This includes humans. If you find yourself trying to plan a hot date on a Tuesday night, I suggest Nita Nita in Williamsburg. Bottles

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0