Eats

16 Jan 2020

The Wooden Nickel Celebrates 4 Years in The Mission!

The Wooden Nickel is one of my favorite bars in San Francisco. Granted I’m a little biased since it’s near where I live and my good friend/old roommate Nancy Chung owns it. But even if that weren’t the case, I’d still love this bar. Besides the fact that they have

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16 Jan 2020

Benders Gives Back to SF Music Fans by Putting “Everyone on the Guest List”

I’m a huge fan of Bender’s Bar and Grill. It’s one of the last great divey rock n roll bars that’s still left in San Francisco. I’ve rhapsodized about them before, but to be succinct, I love that the drinks are cheap, the food is good, and the bartenders are the perfect mix of sweet and surly. Also, the walls are covered in signs from many of my favorite businesses that have closed.

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14 Jan 2020

Oakland Beer Bar Selling Micro Loans to the Community

A company called the SMBX, which dubs itself “the world’s first Small Business Bond marketplace”, quietly opened for business, and quickly helped the beloved San Francisco-based knife shop Bernal Cutlery raise $140,000 to fund its expansion.

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10 Jan 2020

New Store Opens in Oakland Completely Lambasting Consumerism

A very popular new store opened in Oakland this week, but the goods stocked on the shelves are not quite what you’d expect. Val-U-Mart is a new interactive art installation at Pro Arts Gallery offering a playful exploration of money, values, and consumerism. Seventy-five Bay Area artists came together to make

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09 Jan 2020

Win $400 in Driving Credit with GIG Car Share!

Remember last month how I did that epic day where I traveled around San Francisco gorging myself on all the best cheap eats? Well, GIG Car Share was what allowed me to do so much in so little time.

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09 Jan 2020

A Fat Guy’s Guide to Scam-y New Year’s Weight Loss Tricks

by Jonas Barnes It’s a new year and a new decade, readers. I’ve given you a full week to get settled, and now I’m here to set you straight. If you’re a gym goer, you’ve surely already noticed that this week is a short breathed, sweaty hellscape of newly resolution-driven

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06 Jan 2020

Friends Distribute 50 Care Packages to Homeless People Over the Holidays

On December 29th, 2019, Levi Beckett initiated Project You Matter, a GoFundMe project to spread some kindness and holiday cheer in the Bay Area.

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02 Jan 2020

Our 12 Most Read Stories of 2019

So long 2019, don’t let the door hit you on the ass on your way out!  Now, let’s all have a seat and scroll through the most read articles published on BrokeAssStuart.com over the past twelve months.  Unsurprisingly, they cover progressive views, culture, nightlife, and of course a sprinkling of

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