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24 Jun 2011

Poor Man’s King Feast

My friend Matt showed me this restaurant a few years ago, back when I was really broke. That means, basically, living in a crawl space, surviving off food stamps and having little to no spending money. But the poor still need a few quality pastimes. For example: going to the

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
16 Jun 2011

Northside Open Studios this Weekend

If you haven’t heard of the Northside Music & Arts Festival already, or don’t ever go to Brooklyn (really?!) then you may have noticed plenty o’advertising for this massive weekend event. Along with tons of bands playing venues all over town (see full line-up HERE), local artists will also be

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
22 May 2011

Free Saki-Soaked Sushi at Sapporo Haru

Usually the words “cheap” and “sushi” do not sit so well together; ending only in feelings of remorse and painful, painful nausea. But Sapporo Haru is not your typical toilet bowl hugging mistake. Sure, the decor is stale and reminiscent of a doctor’s office, but that’s jus cuz they wanna

Jill S. 0
18 May 2011

Enid’s, Can I Be Your Norm?

I pinky swear that I try to hit up new places. Blah blah blah variety is the spice of life or whatever.  But sometimes a gal just wants a staple, ya know? A place to imagine her own little Cheers-type scenario in which she’s not only greeted “hello” but also

Jill S. 0
13 May 2011

FREE BBQ & Dollar Beer at Connie O’s Backyard Bash

You know we’re getting close to summer when the smell of hot chestnuts is replaced with the simmering smell of hot dogs and other street meat, and I’m not talking about those fancy food carts. Floaters, foot-longs, weenies, whatever you want to call them, it’s hotdog season in the city

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
03 May 2011

Keg & Lantern: The Happiest Hour There Is

Keg & Lantern was born a poor black child. Just kidding, sorry, I swear I’m not an asshole attempting to make a bad The Jerk joke (yes I am). Anyhow, Keg & Lantern is a totally decent pub/sports-type place that has truly superior pub food AND the best happy hour

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
30 Apr 2011

Open Bar at Morgan Fine Arts Open House

Gallery receptions can sometimes be a tiresome affair. Usually confined to a small space, everyone is constantly elbowing each other out of the way to get a good look at the actual art and to drain the open bar of its spirits.  Well luckily art lovers and open bar aficionados

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
28 Apr 2011

FREE Giveaways and More at the Insound Warehouse Sale Tonight

Online cool kid retailer Insound.com doesn’t think it’s enough to give you a Free MP3 every week and discounts almost as often in its newsletters, it wants to get to know you better… you, the guy who ordered the Dr. Dre Magnetic Poetry or the girl who orders Wolf Parade

Jill S. 0