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31 Aug 2016

SF Housing Crisis Horror Story Part 3

This is part two in a story about how ugly the housing crisis has made some living situations in San Francisco. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Part 3: The Future August 2016-?   After months of intimidation, it looks like our evil landlady is stepping up her game. She

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03 Aug 2016

SF Housing Crisis Horror Story Part 1

Part 1: The Past March, 2015  The cameras went up on a Tuesday. There hadn’t been a notice posted about it, like there usually was about things concerning the building like how to separate the recycling and compost. In the two hours I’d been in my night class, I’d gotten

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28 Jan 2016

Vandalized ‘Super Bowl 50’ Statues, Ranked

What are the best vandalism jobs thus far performed on the Super Bowl 50 statues erected all over San Francisco? Unless your name is Mayor Ed Lee, you’re up in arms over these ugly-ass, taxpayer-funded, expensive-but-cheaply-produced Super Bowl 50 statues foisted on our otherwise-lovely city by a profiteering third-party outdoor

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02 Dec 2010

In Honor of The San Francisco Chocolate Factory Closing Down

In honor of the San Francisco Chocolate Factory closing I figured I’d share this funny write up I did of it in Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco: Don’t get your hopes up. There’s no eccentric and snarky candy millionaire running around with a platoon of orange faced musical

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12 Sep 2010

Cheap Flowers: The San Francisco Flower Mart

Ok, so you really fucked up this time. Not only did you forget your anniversary, which also happens to fall on her birthday (which you also forgot), but you didn’t close the front door all the way which allowed her cat to run out and get hit by a car.

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13 Aug 2010

Sam’s Pizza and Burgers – Keeping it Old School in North Beach

Update for 2016: This originally appeared in my SF book. While North Beach has changed for the better, and my attitude with it, my opinion of Sam’s is still the same. I love that place! I’m posting this today in honor of the passing of Mile “Pops” Shawa, the owner of

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06 Jul 2010

The Saloon

photo from buzzine From the outside this spot has a total biker bar look to it, but once you get in you realize that it is more of a “55 year olds getting drunk and dancing to live blues music” sort of spot.  This fabled watering hole is one of

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