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The Perfect Date in Brooklyn for Broke People

By On October 29, 2014

Mesdames et Messieurs, it’s cuffing season once again. I know all you nasties are trying to bump and grind, so let me help you embrace your inner smooth criminal with this perfect… Read More

Life Stories

When I turned 23, I felt bored

By On October 23, 2014

When I turned 23, I felt bored. Maybe not so much bored as stale, comfortable, unexcited – which I know sounds like the typical jaded New Yorker response coming from me. It’s… Read More

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Pumpkin Picking in NYC at the Queens County Farm

By On October 16, 2014

Don’t settle for a pumpkin spice latte… go to the source and go pumpkin picking yourself at the Queens County Farm! A short day trip from Manhattan will get you in the holiday… Read More


The Cheapest Way to Get Around D.C.

By On October 13, 2014

Forget Uber, we used DC’s bikeshare system!  … Read More

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Explore D.C. Like a Local

By On October 9, 2014

Alex, our couchsurfing host, hooks us up with a free ride, and a tour of DC the way locals do DC. Oh, and count how many times Jo says the word “bacon”… Read More

Life Stories

My Life as a TV Extra

By On October 6, 2014

When I tell people I’ve been an extra on Orange is the New Black, the first thing they ask me is, “OH MY GAWD, DID YOU SEE THE STARS?” And I tell… Read More


WTF is the Capitol Building?

By On October 6, 2014

We took a spontaneous trip to D.C. where we were homeless for a bit, couchsurfed on a stranger’s couch, and finally, we got a little history lesson fo’ free at the Capitol… Read More