L Train

27 Jul 2017

MTA: Mass Transit Apocalypse

At the end of June, the MTA was finally declared a “State Of Emergency” by Governor Cuomo, and things are only…

Guest Writer 0
20 Jul 2015

The Funniest/Cutest Craigslist Missed Love Connections in NYC

One of my favorite past times is pursuing the Missed Connections section. It can be funny, heartwarming, scary and everything in between. When I lived in Greenpoint I regularly took the L train. One of my good pals I would refer to it as the Love Train as he always

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
Girl Shopping for Makeup
09 May 2013

Faking It: Looking Rich When You’re Not

I have a past of being continuously screwed over. I’m pretty sure my leech of an ex-boyfriend who still manages to interfere with my present-day life is why I have this pipe dream of being swept off my feet by a wealthy B-list celebrity or a rich finance dude. Until

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 1
14 Apr 2011

Move It and Booze It at Planned Work this Friday

A venue that wants its shows to sound good as much as its paying customers do is mighty fine thing in my  “Why doesn’t this happen more often?” book. A venue that wants to throw a dance party and free beer hour while they’re at it is enough to make

Jill S. 0
30 Jul 2010

Missed Connections for the Murder Averse

I have posted a Missed Connections exactly once, and the weird thing is, it worked. I was watching TV and saw a guy in the audience on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, decided he was adorable, wrote a post, and by some miracle, he saw it. This was exciting and

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
23 May 2010

Broke-Ass Dating Strategies

So, you’re in between pay periods, and you don’t necessarily want to spend tens of twenties of dollars trying to pick someone up at the Regal Beagle, but still want to have a date (or roll in the hay) on Saturday night?  Well, here are some ideas based on various

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
21 Oct 2009

We Have Thrift Off: Knickerbocker Avenue

Shopping at thrift stores is like playing the lottery. It can be extremely rewarding, but more often than not is just very frustrating and disappointing. Oh, look at that awesome shirt! What size is it? Damn, missed it by one number! I could have been style-rich! The odds in the

Joe Petersen - Classist Columnist 1
03 Oct 2009

One Thing Far, One Thing Close, One Thing Movin All Over The City

I don’t usually head out to Jersey on a Saturday night, but this looks really, really cool.  The community-run, depression-era grand Loew’s Movie Palace in Jersey City is showing two films from the 1920s today: the Marx Brothers’ first film The Cocoanuts (1929) at 4pm, and Safety Last with live

Danielle Levanas - Bargain Soul Huntress 1