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09 Jan 2011

Wednesday Nights at The Cellar = The Cheapest Way to Get Smashed

Today I was feeling nostalgic for the good old days when I first moved to San Francisco and would go to the Bar on Castro’s Monday $.80 drink night, like, every week (the perks of working from home, right?!).  Since then, the Bar on Castro has moved to Church &

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06 Jan 2011

7 Best Places To Pick Up Tourists in San Francisco

This amazing drawing that sums up SF’s tourists perfectly comes from Townme.com Lets face it — you’ve wanted to go there. You’ve wanted to have your cake and eat it too. There was never a moment where you thought maybe, just maybe, it might be totally exciting to get it

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27 Dec 2010

FREE "Rockstar" Makeovers for New Year's Eve at Macy's

I think the word “rockstar” is grossly overused.  I mean who really wants to be a rockstar anymore anyways.  To me the word conjures images of cocaine problems, lycra bodysuits, eyeliner and whiskey dick.  Or wait, maybe I’m just thinking of David Lee Roth. Anyways, if you do categorize yourself

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
06 Oct 2010

Relive Your Seventh Grade Semi-Charmed Life with a FREE Third Eye Blind Show

So remember seventh grade and the most awesome song on the radio and in the world at large was “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind, even though all the lyrics minus the chorus were basically unintelligible jibberish?  But that catchy, catchy hook, man!  And truth be told, “Jumper” and “How’s

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17 Sep 2010

Score a FREE pair of Ladies Levi's Today in Union Square

I didn’t quite realize until I moved into a new apartment a few months ago exactly how much crap I own.  Whether it’s my collection of Dawson’s Creek DVDs or underwear that I’ve had since eighth grade (seriously), there’s a lot of junk hanging out in dresser drawers and buried at

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05 Sep 2010

Super Cheap Irish Coffee Happy Hour at Gold Dust Lounge

A while ago Monica gave you some inside information about the best spots to pick up tourists if you’re feeling a little, um, sensuous.  One of these places is Gold Dust Lounge located on Powell Street, smack in the middle of one of the most tourist-y spots in the city.

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19 Aug 2010

$3 Beer and Delicate Nibbles at the Rotunda Every Thursday

As far as cheap haunts are concerned, the Rotunda at Neiman-Marcus would hardly qualify in anyone’s ledger, however it is one of those places visiting friends and relatives have fond memories of from past trips to the City or who have been told about by name-dropping neighbours just back from

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