Upper Haight

19 Mar 2013

An ode to Kate’s Kitchen in the Lower Haight

Kate’s Kitchen What little charm and authenticity left in the Upper Haight is barely peeking its head above the noxious, briny waves of retail commerce, the crowds of shopping tourists fresh from Union Square, and the crusty punks badgering them for money while their slobbering dogs shit all over the

Fatt Mink 0
29 Jun 2011

Gold Cane: Always Cheap, Always a Good Time

I have a lot of friends who live in Upper Haight, and it just so happens that every time I am up there, I find myself ending up at the Gold Cane. This dark and divey cocktail lounge is infamous for its cheap drinks all day and all night. No

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 2
05 May 2011

Broke-Ass of the Week – Illyanna Maisonet

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.

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
16 Sep 2010

See Grand Lake and Other Local Up-And-Comers on the Cheap Tonight at Milk

I remember way back when going to hang out at Milk on Haight meant listening to rap DJ’s and getting accosted for dollar menu money by the loiterers in front of McDonald’s, but my how things have changed. The dollar menu at Mickey D’s is gone and our friends over

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
08 Sep 2010

See Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (the Band, Not the NASCAR Guy) FREE Tonight

Waaaay back in April I told you about a Michigan-based band called Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and I had a dream. My dream was selfish, but heartfelt: That Jr. Jr., whose demos had been on constant repeat on my iPod since I got my grabby grabby little hands on them,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
09 Jun 2010

Free Live Music at The Rumble SF

The Rumble SF is a monthly live music showcase from the people behind NoisePop and Treasure Island Music Festival. It’s been going on for a couple months now at a couple different venues in the city, (and it’s not just limited to SF, apparently) but this month I’m obligated to

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
13 May 2010

The Return of Thursday Nights at Milk on Haight

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from our friends over at Epicsauce, but tonight marks the return of their Thursday night cheap booze/local music session at Milk Bar in the Haight. After more than a month off, they’re back with live sets from local acts Tempo No Tempo, Fake Drugs,

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0