heat

14 Aug 2019

A Broke-Ass Guide to Beating the Heatwave

It’s going to be hot. Hot, like up to 100+ degrees in Concord kind of hot. For those out there without the luxury of air conditioning, heat like that can be miserable and debilitating for you and your pets. The best, and cheapest, ways to avoid getting sick from the

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Free kayaking on the Hudson River
19 Jul 2013

Let’s Get Wet: Broke-Ass Water Activities

If you’re a fellow cube dweller by day, you’re lucky enough to enjoy free air conditioning for approximately eight hours Monday through Friday while the rest of the city – namely tourists who don’t believe in deodorant – slog around the streets, coated in their own sweat, and clog the

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10 Jul 2024

This Literary Magazine Release Party Will Be Epic!

The Huge Release Party for the Literary Magazine In case you haven’t heard, we just put out an incredible literary magazine called The Dreams I Dreamt: Letters to San Francisco. It’s a gift to San Francisco, where 19 of The City’s best authors and poets – writers with SO many

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25 Jul 2010

What It Means to Sweat

As I sit here roasting (though, I concede that the presence of sweat makes it closer to a water saute) I feel that familiar desire that comes with discomfort. It’s 91 degrees, and my forearms are coated in a thin layer of sweat. This is disturbing, as the only exertion I’ve undergone

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04 Aug 2009

Dosas and a Cup of Chai

If you are among the un-lucky millions without AC in your apartment or an office building to retreat to, if the haze is getting you down, here is my 4-step secret to surviving the occasional summer heat wave. Step 1: Download Passion Pit’s album ‘œManners’ Step 2: Get your ass

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