lower east side

12 Oct 2011

FREE Broke-Ass Stuart Party TONIGHT at Fat Baby in NYC!

Well, NYC, it’s finally here. The Broke-Ass Stuart “Broke As Hell” book tour has made its way to our sticky streets, and it’s ready to party. So defog your reading glasses and dig out those dancing shoes* for the FREE Broke-Ass Stuart book bash tonight at Fat Baby on the

Jill S. 0
01 Oct 2011

Get Your Rocks off at the Coal Yard

Now that the International Bar has closed its backyard for construction, I’ve been trying to find another dive in the East Village where I may be able to smoke my cigarettes and drink my whiskey and sodas leisurely. And luckily I found that dive only two blocks down 1st Ave.

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 2
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 Sep 2011

“Thin light” Art Exhibition Opening at LMAKprojects (Bonus: FREE Booze and Beautiful People)

Every now and again, one feels the need to step away from the Pretty Little Liars marathon they’ve been watching on Hulu, put on some clothes that aren’t a bathrobe, and do something enriching for their minds and bodies.  Well, this Wednesday, September 7th would be an excellent time to

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
01 Sep 2011

“Back to the Future” at Landmark…It’s Your Density! (I Mean Destiny…)

Now’s your chance to yell “Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!” with a crowd of appreciative strangers, not high on your couch alone. Take a trip in the Delorean with Doc and Marty this weekend at the Landmark Sunshine’s special midnight showing of 80s classic “Back to the Future”

Jill S. 0
01 Aug 2011

Watch The Goonies, FREE This Thursday in Lower East Side

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love coming-of-age movies about rag-tag misfit preteens on an adventure.  Perhaps this is because I, like many others, was a certified street-kid– my childhood pretty much consisted of my neighbors and me playing Home Run Derby in the abandoned lot at the end of

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
27 Jul 2011

Snack Dragon, Your Taco-Wielding Angel

During a recent almost week-long disappearance of the Endless Summer taco truck on Bedford, Brooklynites were outraged at being forced into unthinkable alternatives like “cooking at home” and “eating not-burritos.” It was a dark time, but one that may strike again. It’s up to you to choose to be a

Jill S. 0
15 Jul 2011

Blue and Gold, You Dirty Hipster!

People either love or hate this dive, but who could blame them? Known for bitchy bartenders, crowds of college kids, and disgusting bathrooms, there’s a lot of reason to hate the place. But with drink Combos like the Dirty Hipster (PBR and Shot of Jagermeister) or The Dude (an IPA

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 2
13 Jul 2011

Teany Is Anything But Tiny

First things first: how can you not like a tea shop with robots in the window? Second things second, how can you not like a place that has almost 100 teas AND a BYOB policy? Most people know Teany as Moby’s tea shop, which is a good or bad thing

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