Long Island City

07 Jun 2010

Ditch Hotels forever with AirBnB

While in the process of planning a long awaited vacation abroad at  the end of this summer, the question of where we would stay during our international escapades became a hot topic of debate particularly due to lack of cash flow. When traveling as a couple, the idea of fighting

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
24 May 2010

Take a No Sew Costumes Class

My two favorite ways to explore New York are riding a bike and gallivanting around in an absurd costume. Luckily, there are holidays like Santacon and Zombie Con through out the year, so I don’t have to wear my dinosaur costume to the grocery to get my silly clothes fix.

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
26 Apr 2010

Make Your Own Pop Up Books

This Saturday, I spent most of my time in the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens gift shop looking at pop up books in the children’s section. Why? It turns out I’m equally as enthralled by books with bugs, fairies, monkeys, carousels, etc. that jump out as me as an adult as I

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
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
25 Oct 2009

P.S 1’s Fall Opening Celebration

Now that the sanity-testing, bullshit Fall weather from yesterday is over, it’s time to take a little walk over to Long Island City and embrace something good about this season, P.S. 1‘s annual Fall Opening Celebration. Since everyone these days is all about reducing, reusing, and recycling, their newest exhibit

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0