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07 Dec 2010

Paramount Theatre Tours – World's Best Haunted House

If you’ve never been to the Paramount Theatre, read Christy’s recent post that describes just how rad that place is. It is, by far, my favorite Bay Area venue. I’ve been wanting to do this, and post about it, for years, but I keep forgetting. Thankfully, I was reminded by

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30 Nov 2010

SF Chanukah Menorah Lighting

‘Tis the season for me to be disgruntled about all the Christmas mania. For a full explanation, see last year’s “What’s A Jew to Do on Christmas” post. I hate to admit that Christmas lights and Christmas trees are, from a purely aesthetic angle, quite a feast for the eyes.

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23 Nov 2010

What's a Vegan to Do on Thanksgiving?

This is kind of like my What’s a Jew to Do on Christmas? post from last year, only for vegans and Thanksgiving. Here are some options and tips: FREE Vegan Thanksgiving at Café Gratitude. Ok. FREE things are great, Thanksgiving is great, and vegan food is great (go ahead, leave nasty comments

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16 Nov 2010

Spruce Up Your Ag Skills at the Mills Community Garden

I started out on BrokeAssStuart.com as the crunchy, garden-loving, East Bay correspondent and it’s about time I got back to my roots. Pun! If you remember, I told you last year how to set up a garden for FREE (Part I & II). Now I’m coming at you with some new gardening opportunities. Mills

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09 Nov 2010

An Evening With Wavy Gravy

My whole life I’ve been hearing stories about Wavy Gravy from my aunts who went on tour with the Merry Pranksters, from my Bay Area ex-hippie family members, and from my friends. People always joke about going to clown camp, but Wavy actually started the amazing Camp Winnarainbow. Some of

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02 Nov 2010

This Week's FREE Music Show Picks

At the risk, or guarantee, of sounding like an asshole, I’ve gotten so spoiled by press passes that I can no longer purchase tickets to things. So, when the passes don’t come through, I gotta go to FREE shows. Here are a couple happening this week: Wednesday’s Rumble party at

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26 Oct 2010

Events for the Five Senses: Halloween Edition

Wondering what to do for fun this Halloween?  Feeling a little dead inside?  Wake yourself up with a FREE Halloween-themed event for each of the 5 senses! TASTE: At today’s Día de los Muertos-inspired Berkeley Farmers’ Market, get some delicious fruit and veggie wares, pies by Mission Pie, and Champurrado

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