lower east side

2nd-annual-new-york-funny-songs-fest-2013-broke-ass-stuart
11 Apr 2013

The 2nd Annual New York Funny Songs Festival Needs Your Help

You read the title. Now, you might be asking yourself: What is the NY Funny Songs Festival and why does it need my help? Great questions! This unique four-day festival celebrates the marriage between comedy and music. More than 50 comedy musicians come together to perform in more than 18

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
Doc-Holliday's-Broke-Ass-Stuart
02 Apr 2013

Doc Holliday’s: Small Town Bar in the Big City

Doc Holliday’s gives me the impression that some rich schmuck got bored and decided to helicopter in a small Midwestern bar into Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighborhood. It might have something to do with the old school country music and classic rock springing from the speakers. Maybe it was the

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 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
Fortress-of-Attitude-The-Gift-of-Music-Broke-Ass-Stuart
18 Mar 2013

FREE Concert: Fortress of Attitude Playing Arlene’s Grocery Tonight

Sadly, I’ve received some terrible news this month: there will not be an intimate apartment show with the boys from Fortress of Attitude. But, the good news is that they will be performing at Arlene’s Grocery tonight! The New York-based comedy rock group will be hitting the stage for an

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
24 Jan 2013

BA of the Week – Indie Filmmaker Val Killmore Castro

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
slipper-room-burlesque-broke-ass-stuart-nyc
21 Jan 2013

Slipper Room: Ladies Night All Out

Before the holiday season I had the privilege of escorting one of my favorite artists to the Slipper Room. It had been ages since I had A) seen burlesque and B) seen good burlesque. My friend had not been since they remodeled their location (167 Orchard Street) to now include

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
03 Oct 2012

Cooking in Heels Book Release Party FREE at Happy Endings Tomorrow Night

The Red Umbrella Diaries are back with another special event in their monthly series. This time they’ll be looking to not only feed you, but teach you how to feed yourself. Come down and discover what Ceyenne Doroshow has to offer your stomach as she shares her riveting story as

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
12 Sep 2012

Broke-Ass Band Interview: The Juliets (Playing Pianos NYC This Saturday 9/15)

In preparation for their upcoming show at Pianos (Saturday, 9/15) we talked to The Juliets’ frontman Jeremy Freer (guitar, piano, vocals, songwriter) about the band’s fave venues, the Motor City, and youthful rebellion via classical music. Be sure and catch their show this weekend (Saturday, 9/15) at Pianos and stream their

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
05 Sep 2012

RedUP presents Red Umbrella Diaries: New Beginnings FREE Tomorrow Night at Happy Ending

Audacia Ray is the founder and director of the Red Umbrella Project (RedUP), former executive editor of Spread Magazine and a former sex worker. Yes, Audacia Ray is one many people in this world that have used their assets to make a living. And within the last decade she has

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0