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11 Jan 2019

Who is Gentrification Actually Helping?

What comes to mind when you hear the word gentrification? Your mind may immediately depart from a place of safety and security, only to find itself at a destination surrounded by ill-fated words such as displacement, eviction, and homelessness. With this air of negativity surrounding your mind as it floats

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
07 Jul 2017

In Defense of New York City’s Humidity

By Jesse McGrath Last weekend I was at Costco in Brooklyn, and if you have ever been to Costco on a Saturday, you know that it is basically a street fight with oversized shopping carts instead of switchblades. Costco on the weekend turns the simple act of being in public

Guest Writer 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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15 May 2017

Guerilla Bingo: the Art of Competitive People-Watching

By: Hannah Harkness  Bingo is a game associated with senior citizens looking to pass time, a rainy day activity at summer camp, a cop out substitute teacher lesson plan, or just another fun way to slake your gambling addiction. I don’t gamble, and I don’t have the patience to sit

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22 Feb 2017

The Best Bathrooms To Shit For Free In NYC

By: Jonas Barnes  If you’re surprised I’m writing an article about where to take the best free shits in NYC, we need to get to know one another better. If you know me, writing about taking a good free shit makes as much sense as me writing about being fat.

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21 Nov 2014

Watch the NYPD Beat a Child Worse than Adrian Peterson

Watch the video below. This video showed up on my Facebook timeline, earlier today, with the title begging for an end to police brutality. The disturbing video, which was recorded on the Myrtle & Broadway subway stop in Bushwick, immediately shows a fearful teen being cornered by a barbaric police

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
08 Oct 2014

How Not to be Racist This Halloween

Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year and things are going to get crazy! What are you dressing up as? I’m going in a sexy and slutty costume yet to be determined. Subway had a recent commercial that people are getting all butt-hurt about and calling sexist. The girl talks about eating healthy to essentially

Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster 12
Girl Shopping for Makeup
09 May 2013

Faking It: Looking Rich When You’re Not

I have a past of being continuously screwed over. I’m pretty sure my leech of an ex-boyfriend who still manages to interfere with my present-day life is why I have this pipe dream of being swept off my feet by a wealthy B-list celebrity or a rich finance dude. Until

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 1
26 Feb 2013

Bus/Train Etiquette in NYC for the Fellow Broke-Ass Travelers

Just a little word of advice for the fellow broke-ass bus and train riders: There ARE actually a list of do’s and don’ts that may be useful to some or useful to others when it comes to riding the bus or train. These rules are also specific to NYC travelers.

Joanne Rae - Coinless Wanderer 3