New York Public Library

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23 Feb 2013

FREE in NYC: NYPL

It feels like 20-something New Yorkers are always on the search for something free.  Whether this be a meal, an outfit, or a subscription to boxes of monthly promotional presents that no one actually wants, label something 100% off and suddenly the masses are running! Subsequently, it startles me how

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 1
31 Jan 2012

FREE Screening of “On the Street,” Tomorrow at the New York Public Library

Seriously, how cool is this– during 1980 to 1990, photographer Amy Arbus took pictures of local New York City color for the “On the Street” section of the  Village Voice.  Years later, as she was preparing to publish a book of her work, she wondered what happened to many of her

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
23 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Culture: NYPL

So I’m still new here. I’m also jobless (and actively looking for work), which means I have a lot of time on my hands to explore the city. My current favorite place (which I don’t think will change for as long as I live here) is the main branch of

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 1
27 Oct 2011

Get your Broadway and Off-Broadway Fix for FREE at the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive

Your FREE ticket to participating in those pretentious party conversations. Cheap-Asses should drag their broke asses to the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on the third floor The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center where you can watch video recordings of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and

Patricia Serrano - Destitute Diva 0
21 Apr 2011

Hit the Books at D’Espresso in Midtown

Goodbye cobble stones and leather daddies, hello Midtown! I was less than enthused when I found out my office was moving from Chelsea to Midtown in the next few months. Sure I had a hike from any subway stop but at least I was an area where buildings didn’t block

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
21 Jan 2011

Reasons Why You’re Broke – Library Fees

According to the New York Public Library my borrowed copy of The Best American Essays 2009 is a week late. Fines, so far, have amounted to a total fine of exactly one dollar, which I don’t plan on ever paying. This is because my local library caught fire last week,

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29 Jul 2010

Terrorist Attacks and Doin’ It!

I generally buy books. I either buy them on Amazon or at The Strand or sometimes even full price at a place like McNally Jackson or St. Marks Books because I am all about supporting local outfits. All of that made me sort of forget about the fact that there

BAS Writers 0
23 Jun 2010

Andy Warhol: The Answer to the Question, “Huh??”

For all the weird stories out there about Andy Warhol (that he was a voyeur, started balding in his twenties, and had terrible, mottled skin that he once tried sanding, with poor results), it pains me to think some of the most bizarre stuff might never be revealed. And I

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0