Fridays Under $40

Fridays Under $40: Cheap Sweets

Posted September 11, 2020 at 5:07 am

In our Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie writer Sara Graham again hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. The end of summer always feels like a weird transition, but this month feels stranger than usual. We got news this week from Governor Cuomo that dining […]

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Fridays Under $40: Send Chinatown Love’s Food Crawl

Posted September 4, 2020 at 5:08 am

In our Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie writer Sara Graham again hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. It’s been awhile since we chatted with the folks at Send Chinatown Love, the unofficial ambassadors of Chinatown’s mom-and-pop shops. Since the pandemic, they’ve been working hard […]

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Fridays Under $40: Best Kept Secrets

Posted August 28, 2020 at 5:03 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham again hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. This week it’s all about taking advantage of the best fresh food deals downtown, during these unofficial last days of summer. I found a new spot […]

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Fridays Under $40: Drinking Outside With a Bite

Posted August 21, 2020 at 5:04 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. A Sunday afternoon spent in a bar with a book, sipping a cocktail and chatting absently with the bartender is one of the great joys of New […]

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Fridays Under $40: Trying To Be Healthy

Posted August 14, 2020 at 5:04 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. There are many hobbyists that have sprung from the self-isolation of spring 2020—sourdough bread bakers, TikTok choreographers, “plant moms”—but I’m most envious of runners. I’m lucky if […]

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Fridays Under $40: Three Meals in Chinatown

Posted August 7, 2020 at 5:05 am

On Monday, when The New York Times reported on Chinatown’s outdoor dining scene, it was the first time I was happy to be scooped. The more we talk about Chinatown, the better. I live on Mulberry, just north of Canal and I’ve noticed it’s been slow to reopen compared to neighboring Little Italy and Noho […]

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Fridays Under $40: Cheap and Chic

Posted July 31, 2020 at 5:15 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” Boogie contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. Reason #23,081 to live in New York City: New Yorkers have the best sense of personal style. Where else can you see an octogenarian in mixed prints […]

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Fridays Under $40: Long Lost Friends

Posted July 24, 2020 at 5:09 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. We may not be able to get to a Broadway show anytime soon, but we can get some live entertainment and a $4 glass of wine. Where? Puglia. […]

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Fridays Under $40: A Casual Date Night

Posted July 17, 2020 at 5:08 am

In our new Friday column, “Fridays Under $40,” contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. To introduce some novelty to our routine, my fiancé Chris and I have started weekly date nights—sometimes that’s just a Scrabble game inside or a stroll around the […]

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Friday’s Under $40: Little Italy

Last modified July 10, 2020 at 7:06 am

In our new Friday column, contributor Sara Graham hits the streets to find cheap eats and affordable things to do during these weird times. Like many New Yorkers, I’m working from home and I’m definitely developing aches and pains from sitting on an uncomfortable dining chair as I type away from my “kitchen office.” It’s […]

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