18 Nov 2013

Dispatches From The Road: Getting Your Feet Wet at Noah’s in Puerto Vallarta

Ah, Puerto Vallarta. San Franciscans may be delusional about the clemency of their own weather, but when it comes to doing the tropical beach getaway, nothing short of paradisal will do. Yes, tourist trap and cruise ship destination it is, but Puerto Vallarta and its surrounding Bahía de Banderas maintain

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder 0
04 Apr 2013

Broke-Ass Brews: Put Your Iced Coffee in Beer Bottles

If you’re like me, the snooze button on your alarm clock is not optional, it’s necessary.  Only a minor detail of my unhealthy sleep patterns includes my 49 minute snooze cycle each morning, which inevitably leaves me with unbrushed hair and half-brushed teeth as I stumble out the door just

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 0
19 Feb 2013

Tonx Wants to Ship you Fresh, Roasted Coffee Beans for FREE

The people at Tonx are on a bit of a crusade. They travel the world sourcing great coffee, roast it to perfection and ship it super fresh to your door.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 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
05 Dec 2012

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace: Tips From A Pro

I don’t know what it is, but over the years I’ve noticed a certain trend about me and offices: I always seem to get myself into trouble with members of the opposite sex. And let me be clear: by “trouble” I mean the good, naughty kind. Of course, I can’t

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java beach
03 Mar 2012

Java Beach Serves the Sunset

When I lived out in the Sunset District back in the day, Java Beach was my favorite hang out. The neighborhood coffee shop serves strong coffee and makes bomb sandwiches. I love the veggie one with avocado and sprouts. They also have the amazing Blondie desert bars. The prices are

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
27 Nov 2011

Alternative Takes on Black Friday

Ok – let’s face it, who really enjoys the shit show people go through on Black Friday? I for one, absolutely hate it. Maybe that makes me a wannabe broke-ass since I am not willing to put myself through hell to save a few bucks, but I don’t care. First

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
21 Nov 2011

Lounging Around: Farley’s

Farley’s, a staple of the Potrero morning scene, makes me realize that for better or worse I feel most comfortable around middle-aged people. They’re not the only ones in the cafe. But compared to San Francisco’s hip and swinging spots for a good cuppa, the numbers of comfy slacks in

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0