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07 Nov 2012

Broke-Ass Luxuries For The Poor

When a Frontgate catalog arrives in the mail (by accident of course), I often find myself browsing the pages of in-home patio fire pits and wondering what type of rich person I would be. Would I be the type of rich person who buys a specially bred hybrid dog, like a

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
8bit Mondays
19 Oct 2011

The Real Deal: Chris Carlsson’s San Francisco Bike Tours

Maybe the high school field trip memories are fresher for us, but I think it’s safe to say that organized tours aren’t really any young person’s thing. I remember visiting a water treatment center with my science class in 9th grade and asking a worker what the grossest thing he

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
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02 Sep 2011

Your Monthly Cycle: SF Bike Party Strikes Again

Struck by bike fever like the rest of this city? You’re in luck — a veritable horde of steel stallions is coming your way this Friday.  While most folks are currently bartering in the nude in Black Rock City, a dogged band of holdouts has stayed behind in San Francisco

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 1
largemarge
04 Aug 2011

Remember the Alamo at the Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure Bike-In Friday

Sometimes an event comes along that’s so awesome that I feel like I’m bastardizing it by doing anything other than writing in all caps with an exclamation point after every word. Tomorrow night’s Wonderdonk Bike-In Movie  featuring Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is one such an event, but there are so many

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0
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17 Jul 2011

Tips for Looking Like the Bay Area Natives that I Adore

When I lived in San Francisco, I simply didn’t appreciate the local dating pool.  You see, SF guys generally fall into one of two categories: Peter Pan Syndrome-sufferer/ borderline alcoholic, or douchey nerd-turned-frat-boy-turned-corporate-hack/ borderline alcoholic.  The thing is, now that I live in the pretentious, chambray-and-khaki wasteland that is NYC,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
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10 Jul 2011

Get on the Broke-Ass-Oregon-Trail

So last weekend I went to Oregon for the first time in my life. I know – lame, that I had never been there before and it is just the next state away. But anyways – Oregon basically kicks ass and everything is so freakin’ cheap! Here are five reasons

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
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19 May 2011

Ride Your Bike, Get Free Stuff Friday May 20th

Tomorrow’s national “Ride Your Bike to Work Day”  is not only an easy excuse to save $4.50 commuting to work and avoid strangers’ armpits in your face on the subway for once, but a way to get some free grub in your broke little belly too! The kind folks at

Jill Strominger - Budget Baller 0