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20 Sep 2019

8 Things All Travelers Should Do When Checking Into a Hotel Room

Kicking your shoes off and settling down in a comfortable bed is one of the best parts of traveling. Before you start sawing logs, though, do a sweep around your room. Housekeepers do their best at maintaining dozens of rooms a day, but sometimes certain areas slip by inspection. An

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20 Sep 2019

Creativity Explored Supports Artists With Developmental Disabilities and it is Wonderful!

This profile of Creativity Explored is the second in our Nonprofit of the Month series where we focus on smaller Bay Area nonprofits. If you’d like to nominate an organization to be featured, please email Stuart@BrokeAssStuart.com When many people hear the term “people with developmental disabilities,” they think of limitations.

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20 Sep 2019

What Actual Sex Workers Think About the New Movie ‘Hustlers’

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits by Maxine Holloway. In 2007 I was making a nightly pilgrimage from the San Francisco Mission District to North Beach. I would take BART to Market Street

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19 Sep 2019

40 Bands in 4 Days, Balanced BreakFEST Proves There are Still Musicians Living in San Francisco

San Francisco can be a lonely city for musicians and others focusing on creative endeavors. We had 1 summer of love, but since then it’s been a challenging city to stay in and not get pushed out. The average person lives here for 2 years before moving on. In 2013

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19 Sep 2019

de Young museum’s “Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin” Elevates Tattooing to High Art

This post is made possible by the fine folks at the de Young museum. Interested in supporting an article? Holler at Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com  Now on display through October 6, the de Young museum presents Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin, a retrospective of the life and career of California native and Bay

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19 Sep 2019

Rent Hikes Force Amici’s, Pete’s, Pedro’s, & Gemignani’s to Close Outside Ballpark

It’s rough being a Giants fan these days.  With the organization’s legendary Manager Bruce Bochy retiring, and the team working on its 3rd consecutive losing season, things aren’t as bright as they were during the Championship years of 2010, 2012 and 2014, when San Francisco dominated all of baseball. Businesses

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19 Sep 2019

Applying to the SF Fire Dept Was Not What I Expected

 By Murray Pint Somewhere in between winter and spring of 2018, I was snooping around for a new job. My past was filled with low-brow, laughable, but wholly necessary jobs: hot dog cart guy for Stanley Steamers SF; bike delivery guy for Pita Pit and Pot Belly’s in the freezing

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