New York Times’ Frugal Traveler Matt Gross brought his globe-trotting thriftiness to NYC this week and put together a low-budget traveler’s guide to the city that he says should offer “everything you’ll need to figure out how to have a good time without a Wall Street bonus.” Sounds like our kind of guide—and in fact, which recent list of B&Bs for under $150 a night does Gross include in his handy section on where to crash? Rhetorically, ours. Also making a cameo is The skint, our favorite daily blast of cheap and free events in the city, alongside various other suggestions for “discount dining,” “drinks and other freebies ” and “frugal fashion.” Gross invites readers to leave their own suggestions, with some hilarious and also helpful results, and I think we ought to do the same. What did he miss? I’ll go first: pizza.
New York is a city of kvetchers, but that’s alright, there’s a lot here to kvetch about. Fare hikes, real estate prices, those no-good teens and their music, there’s a lot that’s going to piss you off when you cram so many people in such a small space. And while we don’t have an animated […]
It’s always nice to have something pretty hanging on the otherwise bare walls of your apartment, but you figure that art is too expensive for some schmuck like you who isn’t pulling down big bucks. But luckily, it doesn’t have to be this way! On Friday, March 14, non-profit artists’ book hub Booklyn (who we last […]
If you work from home, you’re probably occasionally jealous of your friends who work in forward-thinking offices when they gush about their office dogs. But you can tell those friends to stuff it, because the perfect opportunity for the work-from-home set to have an office dog is here: a couple in Boerum Hill who will […]