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27 Apr 2015

What If You Were Homeless?

What if you had no home?  This is a question that everyone should ask themselves. You must do this even if you have all your shit together and you have everything under control, all the time.  In that case you are probably also the mythical unicorn, honest-politician, big foot hybrid I

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 1
07 Sep 2012

Four Broke-Ass Ways to Enjoy New York Fashion Week S/S 2013 FREE!

New York Fashion Week is an exciting time in the city. Even though it happens twice a year every year, that’s more often then your birthday, everyone gets all a titter about it. The fashion industry is notorious for its penchant for luxury and exclusivity. You shouldn’t let these things

May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker 0
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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Apr 2012

One Brick Social at Tupelo

If you have not heard of One Brick, it is a not for profit volunteer group that provides support and labor for other local not for profits. On Tuesday night One Brick will be hosting a social at Tupelo in an effort to gain speed with their fundraising efforts. The

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13 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Guide to Being Alone on Christmas

  Spending Christmas alone is nothing to be ashamed of. Flights are expensive, maybe you don’t have the money to fly to see your family. Maybe you hate your family. Perhaps you are Jewish. Don’t let other people feel sorry for you- Christmas by yourself is awesome. If you find

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
07 Dec 2011

Volunteer Night: Recycle-A-Bicycle

It’s Wednesday and you need something to do. You could go drink dollar beers at Turtle Bay and possibly get an STD… OR you could do something good like help out with Recycle-A-Bicycle. Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community based bike shop that benefits NYC youth. On average RAB salvages 1,200 bikes

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
29 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Guide to Volunteering, Part Two

Previously, I talked about using self-reflection to decide on what cause to volunteer for. You’ve scoured the internet, asked around, and you think you’ve found what you want to do. Even though you are volunteering, you should make sure the organization is right for you. If you are somewhere that

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
28 Jul 2011

Volunteer for FREE Outside Lands Tickets!

Don’t happen to have an extra $200 to splurge on the three-day music festival, Outside Lands, next month in Golden Gate Park? Well, me neither. For those of you itching to see Phish, MGMT, Arcade Fire, Muse and the Black Keys (to name a few) – there is still hope

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
14 Mar 2010

How To Make New Friends

So you want some new friends.  Maybe you don’t have any yet because you just moved to the city.  Maybe you recently broke up with your girlfriend, who turned everyone you know against you (whore).  Or maybe you’re just kind of sick of the friends you’ve already got.  I mean,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0