Heyo, broke-asses! The DIY Diva here with a post a little out of the norm for me. One of the coolest things about San Francisco is the diversity of festivals and events we have here in our fair city. We’ve got freak, geek, music, film… And, book festivals. This Friday,
There is no question about it, the gentrification is well underway in Bushwick. A place billing itself as a “cafe/wine bar” just opened up a stone’s throw from my front door. It features overpriced food on a menu full of the tell-tale signs of pretention: ten-dollar cooking adjectives (“shaved”, “braised”,
Tonight, you can enrich your broke-ass brain with some FREE literary events around the city. FREE Bushwick Book Club Bushwick Book Club is to traditional book clubs like sex toy parties are to Tupperware parties. Instead of people discussing a book they all read, the Bushwick Book Club has local
Last week I told you about a magical deal at Two80 Cafe & Lounge in Bushwick. Owner/cook/everyman Ali was giving away FREE pasta. He did. It was delicious. Penne with vodka sauce was FREE for the taking for an entire hour. Ali, being the most accomodating of hosts even went
You already know how I feel about libraries. But here is something even more miraculous. The Bay Area FREE Book Exchange in El Cerrito (North of Berkeley) is a cooperative run by local booksellers/booklovers. It is literally a â€œstoreâ€ full of FREE books. Whenever I’m in a store and an
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
I was watching Who Wants to be a Millionaire and at work (I actually watch TV for a living–I wasn’t slacking off). One of the questions asked the contestant where the groom was found at the end of the movie the Hangover. The guy clapped his hands together and did
August 27 is a great day to be a brokeass FREE Dick Dale in store show Dick Dale is a total badass. When I saw him in Portland, he stopped playing when he noticed a seven-year-old boy in the audience not wearing earplugs. He started playing again as soon as