The Bell House

25 Nov 2009

Pre-Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

If you’re sticking around the city for Thanksgiving, you’re probably raging it tonight and preparing to cure your hangover with stuffing and mashed potatoes. And is there a better way of achieving that hangover than running around and getting FREE shots? If you said, “No, dumbass!” then go to the

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
02 Nov 2009

The World’s Biggest Connect Four Championship

One Christmas in high school, my cousin, who was six at the time, asked me in her sweet little kid voice if I wanted to play Connect Four. I spaced out for a second while were were playing, and the next thing I knew there were black and red checkers

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 3
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
20 Oct 2009

Casseroles eat Brainiacs

Hey New York.  So I hear this week is going to be a little bit warmer than last.  However, since the heat hasn’t been on in my apartment for the past week, and the windows don’t even really close all the way, it was so cold I’ve had to sit

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18 Sep 2009

Get Your Geek On: Nerd Nite and the Secret Science Club

Even if though I’m finished with college, September brings a feeling that I should be buckling down and kicking some ass in my classes. Admittedly, I miss the intellectual discourse of higher education, but I don’t miss the knots my stomach developed every finals week. Sure, you can read to

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
28 Aug 2009

My Papa Was, Too!: Brooklyn Soul Festival

There aren’t that many things that are worth moving around for in the hot, fetid heat of August but dancing is definitely one of them.  Tonight at the Bell House, Eli “Paperboy” Reed and Dig Deeper present performances by Barbara Lynn, Roscoe Robinson and Hermon Hitson; big name soul stars

BAS Writers 0
14 Jul 2009

Nerd City, Population: YOU

Judging from all of my oh-so-secret events lists, it  seems as though the stars have aligned to make July 14, 2o09, the Day of the Nerd.  Which is awesome. As movies and television have patiently explained, and as the Lower East Side has consistently demonstrated, the nerds are gonna inherit

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01 May 2009

Steaming Pile of Kentucy Derby Parties

In 1970,  Scanlans ran a the first piece of Gonzo jouralism about the Kentucky Derby titled “Decadent and Depraved” by Hunter S. Thompson.  Even when I read it a few years ago, the strange mixture of the crowd’s high society posturing and lewd, whiskey swilling conduct made a powerful impression.