bars

12 Nov 2013

The Amazing and Ridiculous Things Drunk People Forget in Bars

Where on earth did he leave it? I bartend a few nights a week. It’s what I do to pay the bills since being a writer is obviously not where the money is at. The other day I found a hoodie that someone had left at the Golden Gate Tap

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
02 Nov 2012

National Lampoon’s Sandy Hurri-cation

The obvious topic is Sandy. There’s no way around it. Everyone is gabbing about it. I’ve been glued to my computer for the past week for all sorts of disaster porn. I’ve watched flood videos, power outage time-lapses, and weird post-disaster photo shoots. Now that the worst is over, things

May S. - Couch-Change Spelunker 2
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
12 Jun 2012

A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland – The Final Chapter

Hi GUYS! It’s been a second. Sorry about the delayed finale to this series, but I’ve been travelling/hungover most days in the past month and I just really didn’t feel like doling out recommendations to you because there’s a part of me that thinks maybe I should clean up my act and calm down and put a halt to this raucous, unstable, indulgent, satanic party of a lifestyle.

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0
Yeah. With your dumb orange car. Photo from http://www.mybeautifulmessblog.com
29 May 2012

A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland – Part 4

Yeah. With your dumb orange car.  Hey cats and kittens, it’s that time again! Happy belated Memorial Day. Hope you’re still making out with a soldier you met last night, and eating leftover BBQ, cooked in the name of our brave civil war heroes. It’s that blissful time of year when day-drunk is

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 1
21 May 2012

A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland – Part 3

Picture shamelessly stolen from http://www.boymeetsmusic.com/ Happy Monday my beautiful, sexy, hilarious, rip city scumbags! If you’re one of the few PDeX’s that is unfortunate enough to be employed, chug some coffee and shake off the weekend, because it’s over now and your boss can totally tell you’re hungover and you

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0
14 May 2011

How to Meet People at Bars

Are you new in town? Or are you just tired of hanging out with the same old bunch of losers and are looking to meet some new people? The natural place for most of us to find ourselves surrounded by others are in local watering holes. There can be both

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
09 Apr 2011

The Zombie Hut and Why Everything’s More Fun with Fire

Desperate times call for desperate measures. We are solidly into April, ie spring, but my winter coat is still on and my skin is still an “indoor kid” shade of pale. So off I go to where a lei and drink shots that have been lit on fire even though

Jill S. 0
05 Apr 2011

Yelp Does Something Worthwhile, Gives You Cheap Booze

Allow me a second to pour on some haterade. Yelp provides a good basic service at its core, but it leads to abuses of power that drown out any actual establishments voice in its own reputation. Frankly, any star system seems pretty petty when trying to objectify an opinion, and

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0