Reviews

04 Jun 2019

Apple’s New Cheese Grater Promises More Power, Better Cheese

Earlier this week in San Jose, CA., Apple released its latest and greatest designs, including The New Mac Pro, which is the fanciest, fastest, most powerful, cheese grater the world has ever seen.  In announcing Apple’s new foray into kitchenware, Tim Cook came on stage wearing a chef’s hat and

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09 Apr 2019

Highlights from “What The Fest!?” NYC Film Festival and Events.

Hello from NYC, BAS readers! Last week I had the pleasure of checking out one of the best film festivals around for its second year. “What The Fest!?” took place at the IFC Center in Manhattans West Village neighborhood for 4 fantastic days filled with horror, indie and documentary films

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26 Feb 2019

Jay’n Bee Club Closed Down. Damn it.

Jay’n Bee Club had all the elements of a great Dive Bar, it was old, it had history, it had good drink prices and an extremely local clientele.  And it even had bonus features like a patio, a more recently, a very decent pizza oven. The Dive is already closed

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31 Jan 2019

How You’re Gonna Win SF Beer Week 2019

Beer drinkers from every corner of the Bay will be stroking their beards and sipping the finest ales, sours, stouts, porters, pilsners, and pub ales the world has ever seen…why?  Because it’s SF Beer Week, and there will be hundreds of new beers to try and all sorts of fun events

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18 Jan 2019

Lew the Jew & The Origins of American Tattooing at CJM is Fascinating

Now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum, Lew The Jew And His Circle: Origins Of American Tattoo looks back upon one of New York’s earliest tattoo artists and his contemporaries. The exhibition will remain up through June 9. Albert Morton Kurzman, aka Lew The Jew, was born in New York

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17 Nov 2018

The ‘Costco of Weed’ Opens in the Bay Area

We got to talk to Flower Company co-founder Tony Diepenbrock at length about their ‘no middlemen’ service, and how they keep prices so low

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01 Nov 2018

Bacchus Kirk to Close in SF, as Rent Triples

The Lower Nob Hill bar Bacchus Kirk (925 Bush st.) is officially closing this November.  Bacchus was well known in the neighborhood for it’s cocktail specials, its charming little fireplace, and its extremely rare smoking room indoors.  We got the news from one of Bacchus’ owners, Sharon Lindley who wrote: “Bacchus Kirk will

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10 Oct 2018

I Hung Out with All These Nerdy Celebs at NY Comic Con

Hello, Broke-Ass readers! On Round 1, we covered one of the biggest draws of New York Comic Con: Cosplay. This round, we’re gonna take you into the world of yet another huge draw at NYCC every year: Celebrities. Each & every year, NYCC is packed to the brim with celebrities

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