Free food

21 Aug 2012

FREE Wine Tastings at Bottlerocket in Greenwich Village

Wine culture is honestly something that Two-Buck Chuck-swiggin’ simpleton like me just doesn’t understand, but I sure am willing to learn!  Especially when said wine is FREE.  For this reason, you can pretty much count on finding me slurring my words while clutching the shit out of a wine glass

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06 Jun 2012

Weddings: A Broke-Ass’s Dream Party

Recently, I had the honor of being a bridesmaid in my BFF Kate’s wedding to her longtime main squeeze, Jason.  Besides an awkward moment where the Mother-of-the-Bride looked down at me while I was adjusting Kate’s train and said, “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride!” (way to send shivers down

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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25 Feb 2012

The 7th Annual Mid-Winter Bar Worker’s Ball is on Monday!

  If you work in the service industry, this time of year is sort of a blessing and a curse. The holidays, grueling hours, double-shifts and belligerent revelers are long behind you now, but all that cash you made is beginning to thin out as well. The clientele have convinced

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07 Feb 2012

Last Day to Eat FREE Thai Curry at MoMA!

Admission into NYC’s MoMa is certainly pricey– at $25 general admission, you basically have to brave the horrendous crowds on the monthly free day– or dig up your student ID from ten years ago and try to pass as an 18 year old– to catch a break. Wouldn’t a FREE

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14 Oct 2011

AMC and Time Warner Cable Giving Away FREE Cupcakes Today

It’s October. Comic-Con is in town this weekend. Halloween is around the corner. How could you put these two events together to create something epic? Here’s how: have people dress up as the zombies of Robert Kirkman’s comic, The Walking Dead to promote the second season of the live-action series

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05 Sep 2011

Fool’s Gold Day Off at City Winery

  Your Facebook feed may be full of pictures from your friends’ weekend trips to the Hamptons or the Jersey shore, but the real foolishness is happening right here in the city. Celebrate Labor Day with A-track and the rest of the good people from Fool’s Gold Records at their

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 0
01 Sep 2011

A Broke-Ass Guide to Fashion’s Night Out

In most cases, designer fashion and bring broke don’t have a very strong correlation, unless you count something of the derelicte variety. But that doesn’t mean one cannot enjoy and appreciate nice things.  For those of you who don’t know, next week is Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) or “fah-no”, which

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24 Aug 2011

Falling in Love with Food Service Workers

Everyone has a “type.”  Some people like athletes.  Some like skaters, hippies or bookworms.  Me?  I like a man who feeds me– well, because I can’t do it very well myself.  My cooking skills begin at tearing the packaging off of my frozen pad thai, and end at plopping it

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