It’s almost summer in Broketown… time to get rid of those cardboard boxes you’ve been using as your coffee table/desk/dining set and get your hands on some of these awesome, one-of-a-kind furniture steals. (The film noirish file cabinet is No. 9): (more…)
Hello Brokesters! Another week has come and gone and that means all new awesome finds on the interwebs handpicked for you by us. Remember, Craigslist sellers will often accept lower prices, so happy haggling. (Pro tip: don’t agree on a price until you’ve seen the merch.)
ABOVE: Retro Table and Chairs (Make an Offer–Brooklyn)
This amazing fiberglass table and chairs is so unique I’m having trouble not buying it myself. (more…)
This is fun, but really you should get some furniture already. Photo via Flickr's Andrew Shoemaker.
The stresses of school/work/lack of work make your home your solace. Start crafting that awesome apartment you always wanted one piece at a time. Craigslist offers some of the best vintage and designer quality furniture for budget-friendly prices. Yes, there’s always a bit of risk when getting anything second hand, but what’s the fun of just walking into Pier One and knowing exactly what you’re going to get? Here’s some great stuff available this week: (more…)
You don't need Michael Bay's film crew to win this Egyptian trip
With another blizzard rearing its head this week, why not spend your snow day dreaming of riding camels in the hot desert sand? The Nomading Film Festival, to be held in Brooklyn this June, is looking for short submissions (15 minutes or less) of your authentic, non-fiction travel experiences. Ideal entries will show you exploring and engaging absolutely anywhere in the world, even in your own backyard. Submissions can be in any video format, from 3-D to iPhone. The first place winner will win an 8-day adventure in Egypt. Here’s the details: (more…)