Upper West Side

18 Oct 2012

Broke-Ass of the Week – Bartender and Blogger Melodie

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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10 Jul 2012

FREE Pilates Classes on the Hudson River

Wanna work on your beach bod, or at least get healthy and stuff?  Well, you’re in luck– every Tuesday evening between now and the end of August, there will be FREE pilates classes in Riverside Park.  Strengthen that core while taking in the beauty of the Hudson River, y’all. The

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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12 Mar 2012

Donate Your Old Shoes At Athletha’s in the UWS

Athletha is best known as a woman’s haven for clothes made specifically for workouts. The California-based fitness brand prides itself in designing feminine activewear for the athletic woman. Having opened two locations in New York City in 2011, Athletha offers FREE classes from time to time such as Pilates, Zumba,

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06 Feb 2012

Broke-Ass Nostalgia: Metropolitan

Something can hardly be nostalgic if it is not well-known in the first place, but Whit Stillman’s first feature film Metropolitan (1990) is worth remembering. For me, this was the first “independent” film that I ever rented from the video store, and only because I had seen it on the

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06 Jan 2012

The Thing Screening at New York Society For Ethical Culture Tonight

Can you believe that there are three versions of this movie? I’ve never seen the original 1950’s version and just because remakes usually suck polar bear balls, I didn’t even bother with the re-remake that was released in 2011. John Carpenter’s interpretation from 1982 still remains the version I prefer.

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13 Dec 2011

Bourbon Street NYC: Broke-Ass Haven

Sitting cozy on the Upper West Side, on Amsterdam Avenue, between 79th & 80th street, you’ll find a pretty well known haven for the broke-ass movement. Imagine a bar with bras hanging on the walls and  cheap drinks. Imagine a place that once offered 50 cent beers. Welcome to Bourbon

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29 Nov 2011

Peter Woytuk on Broadway Art Exhibit for FREE

If you’ve happened to be around the Upper West Side, Harlem or Washington Heights in the past month or so, you may have come across some obscurely placed animal sculptures on Broadway. Presented to you by the Broadway Mall Association and the Morrison Gallery of Connecticut, is Peter Woytuk on

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10 Nov 2011

Win FREE Tickets to Uptown ShowDown with Michael Showalter Nov. 14th

Cats vs. Dogs. For countless years, couples, roommates, and school children have butted heads on this highly important and controversial issue.  And on Monday, November 14th brave combatants Michael Showalter (The State and Stella), Leo Allen (Jon Benjamin Has a Van) and Andrea Rosen (Michael & Michael Have Issues) will face

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