Is this really news?
"Allison Mooney, 27, whose first job in the city was in publishing, often skipped dinner before going out, and instead took along mixed salted nuts in her purse. When things got really tight, she occasionally sneaked a flask filled with vodka into bars. Other times, she reluctantly resorted to flirting."
An entire article about how early twenty-something New Yorkers manage to "survive" on low salaries. And by survive, I mean afford alcohol. And by low salaries I mean so low they can only afford a $3400 three-bedroom with two roommates! OMG! Poverty!
WORD TO THE CLUELESS: