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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
22 Jun 2012

Used Record Paradise at The Thing (plus comics and junk)

You enter to the sweet song of two metal-heads arguing about music. “Okay, name me one decent album in the last five years,” says one. “No, they’re all shit,” says the other. On your right, a white board details prices and policies. At the bottom, it reads “Dirty Looks Free.”

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 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
24 Jan 2012

Learn About Dirty Words with the Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary– FREE in Greenpoint

Do you happen to be both a vulgar potty-mouth who swears like a sailor, and a linguistics nerd who loves to learn about the origins of words? Well, you’re in luck– Jesse Sheidlower, Editor-at-Large for the Oxford English Dictionary (and, awesomely, author of a book called The F-Word), will be

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
20 Jan 2012

The Habitat’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off

It has been pretty chilly outside these past couple of days and it doesn’t seem to be warming up any time soon. Lucky for you, The Habitat is hosting their 4th Annual Chili Cook-off. For just $5 you’ll be able to be a part of the audience and judge each

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
29 Dec 2011

NEW! One Stop Beer Shop

Upon arriving to One Stop Beer Shop’s grand opening, I was welcomed by the warm scent of fresh popcorn, dim lights powered by Edison light bulbs and a friendly staff. It’s perfect for a place that prides itself in being a warm community bar. Three growler machines The One Stop

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
22 Aug 2011

Don’t Miss the Last House of Vans Party of the Summer– Wednesday, 8/24!

Hey, ladies– wanna cruise for hot skater guys in Hawaiian shirts while sipping (read: chugging) some beer and watching awesome bands, all for FREE?  Or maybe you’re a Big Man and jonesing to partake in the last two activities, sans the skater babe-watching?  If so, head on over to House

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
28 Jul 2011

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players Are Back TONIGHT!

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players aren’t your typical family band that performs songs based on slides of strangers they’ve found in garage sales and beyond. They are also one of the few bands lucky enough to say they’ve performed on Late Night TV (Late Night with Conan O’ Brien) and

Jill S. 0
30 Jun 2011

FREE No Age, Health and Cults Show TONIGHT in Greenpoint

Music lovers, try if you can to pull yourself away from the double click fun of turntable.fm for a few hours tonight to check out the killer inaugural line-up at the new House of Vans space in Greenpoint. No Age, Health, Cults and Ceremony will put on a free, all

Jill S. 0