Long Island City

19 Feb 2011

The Party’s Still in LIC: PS1 Saturday Sessions

Among many things, PS1 is well-known for convincing Manhattanites to take the 7 train for over 10 years. You can tell something big is going on: the nervous energy on the subway platform is palpable and fingers trace the purple line on the map to count the stops. They descend

Jill S. 0
05 Jan 2011

FREE Expert Oddities Show and Tell

So your New Year’s Resolution was to learn more weird dances, like the Grizzly Bear or the Cake Walk, right? If so, the Flux Factory’s Night of Expert Oddities is exactly where you should be tonight. Presenters will have nine minutes to perform a short lecture on a subject they’ve

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 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
06 Nov 2010

FREE NY Art Book Fair at P.S 1

While collecting art books may not be the cheapest hobby, you can score some serious steals and stock up on zines at this year’s New York Art Book Fair.  Hosted by one of my favorite bookstores, Printed Matter, over 280 publishers are taking over MoMa’s PS1 for your perusing pleasure.

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
23 Oct 2010

Make Time for Sweetleaf Coffee and Tea

In my fantasy life, I wake up 10 minutes early and do things like clean my dirty dishes in the kitchen sink, stretch enough to be able to finally touch my toes, and stop into the Sweetleaf Coffee & Tea shop for a cup of Stumptown and freshly-baked Pepper, Pear

Jill S. 0
14 Oct 2010

Free Theater, Music and Booze at Pantry Party this Saturday

The Pantry Party is a like a hipper, smarter version of the canned food drives we all did in elementary school. Knowing that donating a non-perishable now takes more effort than sneaking the cans of food you like least from your parents’ pantry, this group takes the party part seriously

Jill S. 0
23 Aug 2010

Giant Found Object Sculptures Need You

Random statues are my favorite thing in any city. I just love seeing the people and objects that people decided to cast in bronze and display in public. In New York, my favorite is probably the Alice in Wonderland statue in central park, followed by the Hans Christian Andersen statue.

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
07 Jul 2010

FREE Film Screening and Show at the Sculpture Garden

When it gets scorching, dripping and sweaty hot in New York, it’s easy to start day dreaming about opening every fire hydrant on the street or building a raft and spending the rest of the summer floating down the Hudson. Then you think about how much you’d sweat while constructing

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
29 Jun 2010

Get Warmed Up with P.S 1 this Summer

After spouting off on the wonders of Brooklyn Yard and how sweet all the parties would be there this summer, I feel bad for getting your (and my) hopes up since the venue shuttered less than a week after I wrote about them, goddamnit. But don’t fret, the Sunday Best

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0