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23 Oct 2013

PHOTOS: Cheap Halloween At Its Finest.

My neighborhood is broke-ass to a tee. Around here, we live for Free-Detergent-Tuesdays and $2 pizza. Walk down Knickerbocker with twenty one-dollar bills, and you can find a different 99c store to spend each one of them. But if you think austerity measures mean no grand displays of frivolous, transitory fun, then

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08 Oct 2013

Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: French Quarter/ CBD

From Drew Brees to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America.  French Quarter/ CBD/ Warehouse District “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times“- Charles Dickens,

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19 Sep 2013

The Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: Uptown Part 1

From Drew Breese to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America.

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06 Sep 2013

CONFLUENCE: A Collection of Divergent Styles (the new show at Upper Playground)

It had been a while since I got my cultural rocks off so I stopped by the FIFTY24SF gallery last night for the opening of  CONFLUENCE and was pleasantly sated by the whole experience. Her by Zio Zigler What’s neat about this show is its diversity. Featuring 23 different artists, the

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06 Sep 2013

Farewell Widow Norton- The Imperial State Funeral of José Julio Sarria

It was on a cold damp evening, 133 years ago that His Imperial Majesty, Joshua Abraham Norton I entered immortality on the steps of Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Chinatown. The city wept in great frenzy and many have kept his devotion in the many years since, one such devotee being

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28 Jul 2013

Swaying Palms and $3 Glory Hole at the Dore Alley Fair Sunday, 7/28

Here’s the story, Dore Glory. Well summer is about halfway through, which in this town means two things. One is that our warm spells will actually increase in length and frequency, and the other is that queer street fair season is nigh, beginning with the raunch and rank Up Your

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27 Jun 2013

BREAKING: THERE IS A PIANO AT THE TOP OF BERNAL HILL RIGHT NOW

Just in time for the heat wave, some civic-minded individual hauled a functioning upright piano to the  top of Bernal Hill. I was just there, and it fucking rules. What was most remarkable about the experience was the fact that everyone up there seemed to know how to play piano

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26 Jun 2013

BAS Pride 2013: SCOTUS; FREE Grub @ Pilsner Inn; Faetopia 2Wrrk Fey Fashion Show

As San Francisco’s gay holy week is coming into the final stretch, the city is holding its collective breath along with rest of the country as we wait for word from Washington. When whatever is handed down, be sure to tune in here, so we can fill you in on

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