meatpacking district

21 May 2013

The ABC’s of Broke-itude

Being a Broke Ass – It’s elementary, my dear. Abstinence. From fancy ass parties in the Meatpacking District where a gin and tonic will set you back fourteen bucks. Blue, purple. Blue, purple. Blue, purple. AKA – all you see after a particularly draining day of job hunting on Craigslist. Crocodile

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
15 Aug 2012

Making Sense of the Perplexing World of Bro Fashion

Recently, I attended a surprise birthday party for my friend Kaitlin, and had a great time. Birthday Girl Kaitlin: stylish and sassy, as per usual. My friends: major babes, as per usual. The party location at the Standard Biergarten: teeming with hella bros. Yes, this is to be expected at

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
08 May 2012

FREE Guided Tours of the High Line Every Tuesday

The High Line is a pretty great place to hang out and sip a lemonade, pose for photos against some awesome NYC backdrops, and even learn about space from amateur astronomers.  Like a lot of other people, it’s one of my favorite places in the city, which is why I

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
23 Dec 2010

Skate and Sip at the Standard Hotel’s New Ice Skating Rink

Ice skating in New York is certainly a winter rite of passage, but it also can be a total nightmare.  While it’s been immortalized in many a rom-com, most rinks in the city are crowded and pricey to boot.  If the thought of Bryant Park and Rockefeller makes you claustrophobic,

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
15 May 2010

Cheap Prix Fix: Del Posto

There is a distinct upside to a tanked economy’deals at restaurants.  I love to take advantage of our fiscal misfortune by testing out many of the city’s best prix fix offers. While experiencing a serious deal the other day, I got a taste of how the other half live (or

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0