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07 Jul 2017

The Outer Sunset Has No Idea How Cool It Is

Ocean Beach wants to make sweet love to your nervous system. The unwinding begins slowly as you make your way toward the Outer Sunset and it’s steady and wild companion, the ocean. You move down smooth, straight streets that get quieter by the block. Aren’t you always saying you want

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 0
07 Aug 2015

Mailbag!: BAS Readers Respond to Stuart’s “Poop Plan”

Hello dear readers in broke-itude! Well, it’s been a busy week here at BAS and even more so for our esteemed Editor-In-Cheap, as he sallies forth on the campaign trail. Stuart’s article in last Wednesday’s Examiner, in particular, elicited an overwhelming response in regards to our city’s lack of urgency

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
12 Feb 2014

The 2014 SF Midwinter Bar Workers Ball- 10 Years United In Nightlife

Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
06 Nov 2011

Election 2011: Leland Yee on Tennessee Grillin’, Keeping Your Noggin Healthy via SFPath, the Misery of the N-Judah, and Connecting 4 at Doc’s Clock

Well, it’s that time again. Another election year is already coming to a close and so far it’s been a real corker. With everyone that’s gonna be on the ballot, we thought it might help you get to know the contenders a little better. So, here’s the BAS 20 Questions

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
31 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Eric Kauschen of Baghdad By The Bay

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Eric Kauschen, self-proclaimed “perpetrator”

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
19 Dec 2010

Enter the Gates of Hash Brown Heaven at Irving Street Cafe

Everyone knows that the cornerstone of a good breakfast, what separates the just-okay ones with the amazing ones, are perfect hash browns.  Now, I am aware that there are differing schools of thought on what the perfect hash brown actually entails, but the consensus in my circle (which essentially entails

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
16 Oct 2009

Grandma’s Saloon

Grandma’s clientele mostly consists of old people, poolsharks and pukers.  Patches from police, firemen and paramedics line the wall behind the bar while an old mid 80’s video game keeps a silent vigil over a dismal scene.  I hope I’m not drinking in places like Grandma’s in 30 years.  It’s

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