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25 Mar 2012

Air Sex Championships: Preliminary Round at Elbo Room

Until now, I thought Air Guitar was the coolest fake expression performable. That has officially taken a back to seat to what I now know as Air Sex. The Elbo Room will be playing host to one of several preliminary rounds of the 2012 Air Sex Championships. The top three

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12 Mar 2012

Radical Vinyl And Cheap Booze at El Rio

We all know El Rio as one of the great [dive] bars in our fair city. What you read below is just one of the many reasons why. On Monday, March 12 beginning at 9:00p.m. El Rio will be hosting Radical Vinyl. A number of DJs will be spinning all

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27 Feb 2012

Why Arizmendi Bakery is a Broke-Ass’ Best Friend

Bread has long been a Broke-Ass’s friend. Yeast, flour, a lil sugar and oil and water, and you’ve got a loaf to last you around seven meals, depending on your appetite, perseverance, and depth of broke-assitude. Tempting, I know. Luckily for those of us who love a leavened loaf but

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24 Feb 2012

Berlin-Stlye Ping Pong this Friday

Looking to do something quirky this Friday night? Why not try your luck at Berlin-Style ping pong hosted by American Tripps? If you aren’t familiar with this more social form of paddling and drinking – I’ll give you the low down. Basically, a group of people circle a ping-pong table

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15 Feb 2012

Win Tix to Le Pony Express Burlesque and Variety Show!

Are you into burlesque?  How about belly dancing? What about comedy, live art, nail painting, and a kissing booth? I thought so!  Me too! That’s why I’m giving away a pair of front row seats to Le Pony Express Variety Show.  From the Facebook invite: This time around we have something

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31 Jan 2012

Cheap Special at Valencia Pizza and Pasta

As far as cheap eating goes Valencia Street isn’t quite the bastion of affordable grub it once was. When neighbourhoods go upscale, they tend to take their eatery prices with them. However, if you want to stretch a few dollars, there is still a handful of old reliables, one of

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04 Jan 2012

The Sycamore: Your Neighborhood Mission Bar

There’s something special about local, corner bars. I’m not sure why that fact that they are situated on a corner makes them feel cooler – but the Sycamore in the Mission definitely has that cozy, neighborhood feel. The Sycamore is a great gastropub that seves awesome food and some good

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