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30 Mar 2015

“Our Mission, NO Evictions!” May Day Protest At City Hall

This May 1st neighbors, community organizations and local merchants opposed to the rapid pace of displacement/evictions in the Mission, will take the fight to City Hall, and stand up to the policies that are destroying  the cultural and social fabric of our neighborhoods. Community leader and activist Roberto Hernandez reminds us that:

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21 Feb 2015

How to work in tech and still be a “good san franciscan”

I saw this image on my friend Tuffy’s Facebook page. He had taken it somewhere in the Mission and decided to share it. I thought “well this is gonna stir some shit” and then posted it on the Broke-Ass Stuart FB page. I had no idea just how much shit it would

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25 Nov 2014

Rent Control Bids Farewell to the Way Things Were, Rock-Opera Style

“You had a life that you loved for so long. You had a life that loved and now it’s gone.” So ends “Gone Songs,” the first track on Rent Control, a solo, concept album by singer, guitarist, sound engineer and long-time San Francisco resident, J. Kick. That startling sense of loss

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13 Oct 2014

The Community Music Center: A Hidden Gem with Sliding Scale Music Classes

Full Disclosure: I let the folks at CMC write this one up because I really believe in what they do and I’m too slammed to write this up myself. Just when you thought everything in SF was changing (read: getting more expensive), there is a music school based in the

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

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01 Jul 2014

A Guide to Fighting Street Harassment: How Bystanders Can Best Intervene on Behalf of Women Being Harassed

Street harassment in the Bay Area has gotten so bad that women are putting duct tape on their mouths, removing their clothes in public and holding silent protests with signs recounting the ugly and awful remarks male aggressors make to them on an everyday basis. Here we see a recent

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21 May 2014

Rescue Row: The Officially Official Pet Rescue City Block

I grew up in a house with three indoor cats (two rescued ferals + one neighbor abandoned) and two outdoor ferals. Eventually we also rescued a Golden Labrador, Beau, from the same aforementioned neighbor. They decided to move and leave the dog behind in the front yard with no access

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