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Entries Tagged as 'money'

“Old” vs. “New” New York

December 1st, 2013 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · Thoughts

                It seems that the subject people living in New York most enjoy talking about at bars and coffee shops is, of course, the terminal uniqueness of New York living – its workaday joys, trials, tribulations, etc. – or, if one or more of the conversants has been here too long, the discussion inevitably turns […]

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Cheap Tobacco Alert!

December 1st, 2013 by Dustin Parmenter · No Comments · Cheap Tobacco

I’ve been meaning to do this for some time, but haven’t gotten around to it till now. Anyways, for all you desperate smokers out there: I’ve made it my mission to find and document the locations where one might find especially good deals on premium packs of cigarettes, those certain bodegas offering incomparable value for […]

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Brief Ramble / The Unbearable Lightness of Keith Gessen

September 23rd, 2013 by Dustin Parmenter · 5 Comments · General

“How much money does a writer need? In New York, a young writer can get by on $25,000, give or take $5,000, depending on thriftiness. A slightly older younger writer—a 30-year-old—will need another $10,000 to keep up appearances. But that’s New York. There are parts of this country where a person can live on twelve […]

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