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11 Mar 2014

How to See Highway 1 By Bus: Eating and Traveling Bits of California’s Coast

I’m independent and I don’t own a car. If you’re a traveler like me, then you probably try to exhaust all resources before renting a car becomes an option. I find that you can sightsee more when you’re not worried about driving on a winding road along treacherous sea-hugging cliffs. I’m always

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17 Feb 2014

Look at all the Misspelled Street Names in San Francisco!

A couple weeks ago I was lying in bed watching an episode of the final season of Treme. Part of my morning ritual is to watch an hour of internet TV before I commute (trudge over) to my desk to begin work. Like most of us, my machines are my

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23 Jan 2014

SEE AMERICA: Reviving the Legacy of The New Deal Arts Projects

Luis Prado If you like National Parks, art and FREE beer, then we’ve got the thing for you to do tonight. The Creative Action Network, a San Francisco-based organization that uses crowd-sourcing to create visual media campaigns for awesome causes, is hosting a reception for their newest campaign, See America,

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14 Jan 2014

Help Save A Rad Part of SF History by Preserving the Doggie Diner Heads

The Doggie Diner Heads, a San Francisco icon from the 1950’s to the 1980’s are in need of a little TLC. John Law, Burning Man Co-Founder,  original member of The Cacophony Society and steward of the little (big) pups has begun a kickstarter campaign to keep them from being sent out to pasture, and

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03 Jan 2014

Introduction To A Broke-Ass Wedding: Matrimony On A Budget…

“Your wedding is in Vallejo, on a Sunday, and in November? Aren’t you afraid of gun shots, work schedules, cold and rain?” In order to abide by the rules of a broke-ass wedding, throw away any ideas of what you want your wedding to be like. Because in California, the

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25 Dec 2013

Play this Awkward Game with Your Family When You’re Home for the Holidays

This year, while basking in the perennial womb that is your family, however that is defined for you, take some time near the end of your tenure at wherever you call home and play a little game.  It’s called “High, Low…Uh-Oh”. I’ll explain. At my household, usually on the last

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21 Nov 2013

Moe’s: Casse-Croute Du Coin in Montreal…

The first time I traveled abroad I was determined not to consume anything remotely related to what I ate back home and not to spend over $10. There was no point and nothing to learn from not stepping out of your comfort zone and forced to speak a language you

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29 Oct 2013

10 Really Stupid Ways To Save Money.

Because, sometimes, stupid decisions and warped logic are the essence of thriftiness: 1) Go commando. Is giving up underwear going to save you on laundry bills? No. But if you have a dangerous shopping habit, here’s one way to get rid of it: “Ooo look at those jeans… maybe I should

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