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29 Oct 2011

Dance the Pain Away: Petnation 5

If you’re like me, your favorite pet is somehow the basis for all of your computer passwords. Without giving too much away (and I just now changed all my passwords anyway, suckers!), my safeguard was named for a wild-eyed, red-haired, toothy guinea pig whose short existence provided young me with

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24 Oct 2011

Nuding Out at Marshall Beach

Baker Beach has some charm to it. Well, a lot of charm. It might even verge on the spectacular, what with that huge red bridge in full view. It has the thrust of Burning Man history behind it, a good crowd of pantsless, furry men, even (according to our friend

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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21 Oct 2011

$.99 and the 99%: Occupy SF

So you’re a broke-ass. So am I. So are millions of other people in the U.S. But most of us aren’t cheap-asses. If my bank account were to ever swell beyond my miniscule barista’s paycheck, I’d be dropping dollars left and right. Damn. I could pay my parking tickets. I

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19 Oct 2011

The Real Deal: Chris Carlsson’s San Francisco Bike Tours

Maybe the high school field trip memories are fresher for us, but I think it’s safe to say that organized tours aren’t really any young person’s thing. I remember visiting a water treatment center with my science class in 9th grade and asking a worker what the grossest thing he

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15 Oct 2011

Get Your Gourd On: Half Moon Bay Arts & Pumpkin Festival

Sometimes it seems like fall brings out the ravenous animal in each of us. We line up for contests that determine who can stuff the most pie in their piehole. We fly across the country to sit down and chomp through a gargantuan feast of bird. We order double venti

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09 Oct 2011

Date Night: Gaspare’s

There are hundreds of fake grape clusters hanging from the ceilings, red and white checkered tablecloths, “That’s Amore” playing loudly in the background. Wine is served in huge quantities. Paunchy, beaming waiters slide steaming pizzas in front of their patrons. Gaspare’s, I’ve realized, is pretty much exactly where I would

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07 Oct 2011

4th Annual Frisco Freakout!

After the FREE, sun-drenched, mimosa-warped glory that was Hardly Strictly, 15 bucks may seem a lot to pay for a concert. But unlike Hardly Strictly, the fourth annual Frisco Freakout is not thrown by a billionaire. It’s thrown by my downstairs neighbor, and is by all accounts awesome. The all-day,

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03 Oct 2011

Hot Sauce and Panko

Now that I may have worn out my welcome at Shanghai Dumpling King thanks to a overly rowdy birthday party (one attendee was dressed as a handjob), the news that similarly cheap Outer Richmond restaurant was opening sounded like manna from heaven. The fact that it would be serving chicken

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