Amtrak

24 Oct 2019

Liquor, Cards, & Riding Amtrak to New Orleans

We were somewhere in between Phoenix Arizona and Houston Texas on an Amtrak train headed for New Orleans when three hard knocks rocked the bathroom door. “Who the fuck is that?” I whispered.  Recently, I had been accepted to the masters program at SF State in creative fiction. I was

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12 Jan 2018

Your Need to Know News This Week

Below are some highlights, lowlights and oddities from this week in local news. A recipe for destruction What do you get when you mix a bottle of Hennessy, meth and loaded guns? Nothing good, ever. But two people found out Sunday that such a cocktail can definitely get you arrested.

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
30 Oct 2017

5 Places You Can Go To Escape The City This Fall

By Jonas Barnes Fall in NYC means flash flood warnings, overflowing subways and the smell of trash being thick with moisture in the air. It also means pumpkin everything and cool festivals throughout the city all the time. There is definitely some awesome shit to go along with the nastiness.

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05 Sep 2017

Elon Musk’s New Hyperloop Train Just Went 220 MPH, The Vid is Intense

Elon Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ project is s high-speed ‘train’ that hopes to eventually replace America’s old (and extremely slow) rail system.  Initially Musk talked about the Hyperloop trains going 700 MPH, and getting passengers from LA to SF in under 30 minutes.  But currently the train cars in his ‘test tube’

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 2
22 Oct 2013

Getting Somewhere for Cheap, Eventually

Image Courtesy of Frankie Smith You can get pretty much anywhere in the United States for far less than you expect if you are willing to sacrifice time, convenience, and comfort. And even though this method of getting around can lead to some itineraries that suck on paper, you’ll always

Nate Cox- Low-Budget Literati 0
12 Jul 2011

I Choo Choo Choose You: The Joys of Traveling by Train

Summertime is Adventuretime and coincidentally, like Heidi, I have found myself in Portland. And I got here by the most delightful way, the train. (From Seattle after a plane ride from SF). I love the train, and it holds a very special place in my heart much like the US

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 6
10 Dec 2009

Better Late Than Never….

Today was kind of a crazy day.  Boyfriend sick and I needed to run errands for juice &c  and do my best Florence Nightengale impression order to nurse him back to health. Then I sat down to write my feature, but first checked my email and thank goodness I did. 

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