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01 Sep 2011

Pan Theater: Cheap Improv Comedy

“Can I get a suggestion for an occupation? Dentist, thank you, I heard dentist.” and thus starts an improv show. However, Pan Theater doesn’t put on the typical improv show. Absent are the corny, Whose Line Is It Anyway? games. Pan Theater specializes in long -form improv; narrative stories that

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17 Jul 2011

Life Is Simple At Phil’s Sliders

Phil’s serves sliders.  Little burger, little prices.  They look small at first glance, but these little things are so effing tasty!  At two bucks each, even a broke-ass can double up.  Phil keeps his slider simple:  one hefty grass-fed, beef medallion, fire-grilled to medium-rare perfection, a fresh piece of iceberg

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
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03 Jul 2011

4th of July Fireworks and Stuff, East Bay Style

Hey, I’m a grown-ass woman, and I still love watching a good fireworks show on the 4th of July. Unfortunately, our options in the East Bay are limited. For reasons unbeknownst to me, Jack London Square is not hosting a display this year. And Alameda supposedly has a huge parade

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
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03 Mar 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: What Does Your Garden Grow?

1. Tomatoes: The tomato selection at your local horticultural center can be overwhelming. There are Romas, San Marzanos, Killer Tomatoes, etc. Here’s where my advice comes in handy. Cherry tomatoes, specifically the Super Sweet 100 variety, proved to be an unstoppable force in my garden. I only had one plant,

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19 Feb 2011

Get Discovered (And Probably Screamed At) By Tyra Banks

This is it! This is your ticket out of brokeassdom! That is, as long as you’re at least 5’7″ and a female between the ages of 18 and 27. You probably need to possess some kind of unique beauty, too. Oh, and you’ll have to be okay with forfeiting your

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17 Feb 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: Berkeley Marina

Spring has almost sprung in the Bay Area, and you know what that means: prepare to fight for a plot on the beer-soaked, bohemian-smattered lawn of Dolores Park.  But it doesn’t have to be so.  Why not reconnect with nature in the beautiful and boundless Berkeley Marina? The Marina, with

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16 Nov 2010

Spruce Up Your Ag Skills at the Mills Community Garden

I started out on BrokeAssStuart.com as the crunchy, garden-loving, East Bay correspondent and it’s about time I got back to my roots. Pun! If you remember, I told you last year how to set up a garden for FREE (Part I & II). Now I’m coming at you with some new gardening opportunities. Mills

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