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For those of you who’ve been following the site pretty religiously (hi Mom!), you know that I’ve been involved with the Citizens for the Preservation of Bay to Breakers, a group of citizens devoted to um…well, the preservation Bay to Breakers.  If you recall, back in February the race organizers declared that this year there would be a zero tolerance policy on alcohol, floats, and nudity.  This was tantamount to having a Three Stooges film without Larry, Moe and Curly.  The zero tolerance policy would have killed the race.


Luckily, after much organizing and fighting we won and B2B was saved!  But this means that the 2009 race (which takes place on May 17th) will have to be exemplary and that all of the complaints from the past few years (public urination, excessive trash, etc.) will have to be remedied.  


That’s why the CPBB is throwing a fundraiser party tonight.  It’s a party to raise money for the B2B Flush Fund (meaning more port-a-potties), after race cleanup, and a float corral/after party near the end of the race.  While the $20 ticket price for the party is not very broke-ass, think about all those times you’ve been in a long bathroom line and thought “Fuck, I wold pay SO much money to just pee already!”.  Consider this $20 an early payment on that sentiment.  By partying tonight, you’re buying shorter port-a-potty lines for B2B.

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Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

He's been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle, "an SF cult hero":SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York.

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