health

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14 Mar 2014

5 Things to Do to Stay Fit on a Budget in NYC

Photo from FoodNetwork.com It’s easy to see why people think you need to be rich in order to be healthy. Whole Foods is more expensive than McDonald’s. Bally’s Total Fitness costs a hell of a lot more than say, sitting on the couch and shoveling potato chips in your mouth.

Elizabeth DiPietro - The Sporty Spendthrift 0
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22 Jan 2014

I Didn’t Choose the Eskimo Life, the Eskimo Life Chose Me

I don’t know about you but this Polar Vortex is fucking with my livelihood, my health, and my basic human functionalities. It has rendered me virtually immobile. It’s not that I’m using the bitter cold temperatures and the unpredictable blitzkriegs of snow as an excuse to lie around my apartment

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
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27 Nov 2012

How To Fight Sleep Deprivation

I think I’m slowly dying. I’m serious. About four weeks ago I took on this new full-time gig. I figured it would help me attain some sort of livelihood in the future, or at the very least, put a couple of dollars in my pocket for the next few months.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
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21 Nov 2012

How To Survive Winter In NYC

If you’re like most inhabitants of the Big Apple, you’re originally from somewhere else. For many, that “somewhere else” entails humidity levels that can alter hair to unrecognizable levels of poufdom and/or winters that don’t start until early November. This thin-skinned North Carolinian learned the hard way that you can’t

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 2
06 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Health Care: Cold/Flu Season

I just spent the last few days in bed, sick. In that time I watched three seasons of “Sons of Anarchy” on Netflix and agonized over what to do if it was more than a little bug as I am currently uninsured. I spent a lot of time on the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 1
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
23 Jun 2011

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Get Your Beauty Sleep

Lack of sleep is no joke. I should know. Last year while I was going to school full-time, five days a week, eight hours a day, I was also working four nights a week slinging drinks behind the bar until two in the morning. There were multiple times a week

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 3
20 Jun 2011

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Drink Water

Drinking water does a lot of awesome things for your body. Water prevents our bodies from getting dehydrated. Water can reduce the pain a hangover can cause. Water helps the cells in our body function. Water can act as an appetite suppressant if you’re into the whole weight management thing.

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