Gowanus

02 Oct 2010

Summer Endings: Brooklyn Lobstah Boil and Mad Men Finale

Throwing the end of summer a proper closing party, the folks at MeanRed are hosting a Lobstah Boil Blowout at a new outdoor space in Williamsburg. Granted $27 isn’t “cheap” but you do get a feasts worth of food including a full Maine Lobster from Red Hook Lobster Pound,  plenty

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
17 Aug 2010

New Patio and Happy Hour at The Bell House

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t appreciate a good happy hour, the problem is I don’t actually get out of work til after all of them are over and then it’s back to $7 beers again.  Lucky for me, one of my favorite venues is now offering a happy hour

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
11 Aug 2010

Save the Birds: Oil Spill Benefit Show at the Bell House

The news is showing less video of oil soaked pelicans as time goes on, but the oil from the BP spill is still hurting the animals and people of the Gulf. And you’re probably thinking to yourself, “How can I help the shrimpers who can’t shrimp, the sea turtles trying

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 1
09 Aug 2010

Word Vomit About Your Records at Monday Night Vinyl Club

If you can’t figure out how to start organizing your records in autobiographical order like Rob did in High Fidelity, you should go to the Bell House tonight for Monday Night Vinyl Club #22. At the Vinyl Club, everyone gets to play three of their favorite songs off vinyl and

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
07 Aug 2010

Dumpster Diving: the New York Way

New Yorkers are so hard up for pool access, we’ve settled for diving into converted “dumpsters” in a desperate attempt to cool off. What was last summer’s hipster punchline is now a full-blown public project. Since last year’s not-so secret dumpster project in Gowanus, the folks behind Macro Sea decided

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
05 Jul 2010

Who Needs College? Get Educated on the Cheap in Brooklyn

We’ve all got something we wish we knew more about. No one is perfect, after all; in fact, most of us are deeply flawed human beings who have no idea what we’re talking about. It’s fine to admit it. I’ll even go first! I do not have a college degree

Polina Yamshchikov - Flirt Poor 1
26 Jun 2010

Brooklyn’s Annual UnFancy Food Show

It’s blazing hot this weekend (as it will probably be for the next 3 months), and they only way to nurse that hangover properly is to either bring a Camelbak’s worth of Gatorade to the beach or soak up all that booze with delicious local food. Since I JUST ran

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
31 May 2010

Parked: The Gowanus Food Truck Festival

New York is a fat kid’s dream. There are pizza places and bagel shops every 1.5 blocks, as well as trucks waiting for you on the sidewalk when you suddenly crave a chocolate crossiant or flaffel. Normally, it’s totally worth walking a few extra blocks to find an ice cream

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0