10 Aug 2012

Broke-Ass Vacation Dispatch: Fremont St Las Vegas

I write to you, dear reader, from Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here at my hotel – the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino – I wait out the extreme midday heat, letting my somewhat brackish lunch digest. The room is decent; the bathroom is functional. Smoking is allowed so

Jules Owen - Wandering Wastrel 0
20 Mar 2011

Sundays: Dollar Day at Golden Gate Fields

Golden Gate Fields: Where the Bay Comes to Play… Last weekend I was so broke, anxiously awaiting  payday on Monday. For some reason I thought it would be a good idea to spend my money on this… Dollar Day at the horse races at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley. I

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
27 Feb 2011

Win a FREE Haircut at Metamorphosis Salon

I wish I lived in a salon. Inspired by Sarah’s guide-to-cutting-your-own-hair post last week, I went digging in my really old and disgusting clear closet organizer thing where I knew an aging pair of shears were buried somewhere.  See, I used to have bangs, and I would always cut my

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0

I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

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....

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
23 Jul 2010

Fake Boobs: Not Your Only Option

When I was in Las Vegas last weekend, the thing I could not stop obsessing over, apart from the buffets and 99-cent margaritas, was alllll the breast implants. It was like a breast implant convention. And I guess most of America is used to this, but I was somewhat alarmed.

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 2