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17 Jan 2020

Amnesia on Valencia is Closing

Sometimes it feels like the San Francisco local media business is a just a race to break the story of which place is closing now. That’s the sad state of media and the sad state of San Francisco in 2020. It’s like bummer porn. Amnesia was one of the very

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16 Jan 2020

The Wooden Nickel Celebrates 4 Years in The Mission!

The Wooden Nickel is one of my favorite bars in San Francisco. Granted I’m a little biased since it’s near where I live and my good friend/old roommate Nancy Chung owns it. But even if that weren’t the case, I’d still love this bar. Besides the fact that they have

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16 Jan 2020

Benders Gives Back to SF Music Fans by Putting “Everyone on the Guest List”

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM I’m a huge fan of Bender’s Bar and Grill. It’s one of the last great divey rock n roll bars that’s still left in San Francisco. I’ve rhapsodized about them before, but to be succinct,

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14 Jan 2020

Oakland Beer Bar Selling Micro Loans to the Community

This article was made possible by the fine folks at SMBX. Last year a new financial system launched right here in San Francisco. A company called the SMBX, which dubs itself “the world’s first Small Business Bond marketplace”, quietly opened for business, and quickly helped the beloved San Francisco-based knife

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13 Jan 2020

Trump Represents All That’s Flawed with America…but There’s Hope For Change

This originally appeared in a slightly different form in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner.  Well, it’s been three years. Three whole years since the Divided States of America inaugurated the sorriest excuse for a human many of us have ever witnessed. We live in a world

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10 Jan 2020

New Store Opens in Oakland Completely Lambasting Consumerism

A very popular new store opened in Oakland this week, but the goods stocked on the shelves are not quite what you’d expect. Val-U-Mart is a new interactive art installation at Pro Arts Gallery offering a playful exploration of money, values, and consumerism. Seventy-five Bay Area artists came together to make

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09 Jan 2020

Win $400 in Driving Credit with GIG Car Share!

This awesomeness was made possible by the fine folks at GIG Car Share. Wanna support an article? Holler at Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com. This is without a doubt one of the best giveaways we’ve ever done. One lucky person will win $400 worth of driving credit with GIG Car Share, the the convenient,

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