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01 Sep 2011

A Broke-Ass Guide to Fashion’s Night Out

In most cases, designer fashion and bring broke don’t have a very strong correlation, unless you count something of the derelicte variety. But that doesn’t mean one cannot enjoy and appreciate nice things.  For those of you who don’t know, next week is Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) or “fah-no”, which

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
22 Jul 2011

FREE Brunch & Mimosas at Annabella’s Boutique Tomorrow

What’s better than a mimosa brunch? A FREE mimosa brunch, of course! Tomorrow, Annabella’s boutique in North Beach is hosting a shopping/brunching/drinking event at 1pm with FREE brunch snacks, mimosas, and hot, affordable women’s clothes. You could obviously just drop in for the FREE grub, but postcards trumpeting the event

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
20 Nov 2020

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 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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23 Jun 2011

Indie Designer Pop-Up Shop in Chelsea Market

Those who live or work near the Chelsea Market know what a time suck it can be. Sure it’s a little heavy on the tourist side but the culinary finds inside are well worth it. As someone who used to commute through it everyday, I also know it can be

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
20 May 2011

Brooklyn Craft Central Spring Market this Saturday

What better way to embrace the impending apocalypse then to indulge in one of mankind’s best self-serving traits, consumerism. Don’t you want your last moment on earth before we’re plagued by floods, earthquakes and well, plagues to be a day filled with snacking on mini-cupcakes, buying pretty shiny things and

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0
12 May 2011

Awwwwww, GROSS-OUT!

Grocery Outlet is like the Robin Hood of supermarkets; it steals what the rich aren’t using and gives it back to the less fortunate at outrageously low prices (and it looks fabulous in tights).  What could possibly epitomize the lifestyle of a broke-ass better than shopping at Gross-Out?  With generic

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
07 May 2011

Broke-Ass Porn: 99 Cent Stores

God damn this is sexy! By nature, being a broke-ass can be quite limiting, especially when it comes to buying things you actually need.  For example, as much you may want one of those amazing looking Dyson vacuum cleaners for your house, you end up getting the used $25 one from the Salvadorian

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 3
13 Apr 2011

Sharp looking Bonobos Men’s Clothes for 50% Off!

Guys, Bonobos knows you don’t love to shop. And you love it even less when you feel like you have to settle for an ill-fitting pair of pants just because your company’s HR department isn’t a fan of pants-less Thursdays.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
09 Apr 2011

Awesome Vintage Anniversary Sale

Many have adopted the habit of buying local in terms of the food they consume.  It is my personal philosophy that the same rule should apply for clothing.  Especially beautiful vintage clothes.  Especially when said clothes are sold in a shop mere blocks from my home.  Yeah.  I’m lucky. I’m

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