17 Nov 2016

The Riptide Rises

   August 18th, 2015, was a very bad day indeed. I awoke to the sound of blaring sirens in my Outer Sunset neighborhood, and naturally assumed they would Dopler-effect their way past and carry on to some distant emergency as they always do. Not this time. They parked themselves outside

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12 Apr 2010

$2 Booze For Industry Workers Every Tuesday at the Riptide

The Sunset is almost never a destination when it comes to nightlife, which is probably why places like the venerable Riptide are so fond of specials.  Not that they’re all that worried about drumming up business anyway, since their following is very loyal and pretty local. It’s touching nonetheless, that

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30 Mar 2010

FREE Food and Music for a Good Cause at the Riptide

Jeff over at The Riptide has been doing some pretty awesome events lately that involve you eating and dancing for FREE.  Remember this one and this one?  Yeah, dude is not fucking around. This time for Wet Wednesday a professional chef ,who is one of the Riptide regulars, will be

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13 Jan 2010

FREE Surf Films and Pizza at The Riptide

It’s probably pretty hard to be broke if you live all the way in the Outer Sunset because those cab fares can’t be cheap. But like any decent neighborhood it must have its share of cheap neighborhood bars, otherwise people wouldn’t live there, right? The Riptide must be pretty rad

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24 Aug 2009

FREE Food and the Chance to Win a Surf Board at the Riptide

This one comes straight from my man Johnny Funcheap.  This Wednesday the Riptide, is throwing a bad ass party to kick off the Outside Lands Festival.  This little fiesta is to raise money for the Save The Waves Coalition and there will be FREE food, surf movies on the big

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50% off New Glasses + Free Shipping!

We wrote about the 6 rad reasons why shopping for glasses on GlassesUSA.com will change the way you buy glasses forever. You can read about that here. But here's the important part: YOU GET 50% OFF + free shipping on your first pair of frames. Click to find out more!

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
18 Aug 2015

BREAKING: The Beloved Riptide Bar Catches Fire

Reports just came in that the beloved honky-tonk by the beach just caught fire.  It’s a real shame, that’s a great Sunset bar, built in 1941.  Stuart’s taken at least two different pubcrawls there.  We love the Riptide, it was the only real music venue in the area.  Word is it

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04 Apr 2018

Patron of the Week: Jeff Desira

I love any opportunity to support the folks who support me, which is why I’m so excited to be doing this Patron of the Week series. From art to activism to non-profits, so many of the people who support Broke-Ass Stuart on Patreon do really wonderful things. And this is

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31 Jul 2015

The Sam Chase to Open OutsideLands – Calls Out Mumford & Sons…

The Band that Outside Lands is calling “an avalanche; picking up speed” is opening the festival August 7th, calling out Mumford, & Sons on their backroom horse trading, and giving us the ‘tell all’ we were looking for

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