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10 Feb 2011

Free Lit Nerd Mixer Tonight at Housing Works

If you walk the gum wad-laden streets of NYC, you better get used to the slow burn of a stranger’s eye. New Yorkers STARE at each other. Sometimes it’s a concerned “Is that person yelling crazy and going to hurt me?”; other times just a pervy “I think you’re attractive

Jill S. 0
10 Nov 2010

FREE Zinester’s Guide to NYC Release Party

If you buy one travel book about NYC, it should be Broke Ass Stuart’s. If you buy a second, it should be the Zinester’s Guide to NYC by Ayun Halliday. Broke Ass Stuarts lists just about every decent dive bar in the metro area, while the zinester’s guide encourages people

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 1
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
03 Nov 2009

Getting Thrifty with Housing Works

When most people think of thrift stores, images of cheap treasures, old fur coats, and amazing shit from the seventies usually comes to mind. But in reality, most of the thrift stores in New York are a huge ripoff and feature bloated prices on all things “vintage”, and are picked

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
28 Oct 2009

FREE Cassettes From My Ex book launch

The first mix tapes I made involved little to no thinking. My sisters and I would throw together tapes for car trips right after my parents got their first CD player. Our pickins’ were limited to whatever my dad had ordered from the Colombia House CD club, so they involved

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0