bender’s

29 Mar 2011

Celebrate Tuesdays with Tequila and Scary Movies

Bender’s got its name on a chilly Sunday night in May, when a certain writer found herself going beer-for-beer with a friend of high tolerance. Six hours later, the bartender asked them to leave, but not before providing her with an answer to the question, “Where can we get more

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
13 Jan 2011

Get Down with $1 PBR at Uptown Almanac’s 1st Birthday

Our friends at Uptown Almanac have been publishing their Internet web thing for a whole year now and to celebrating turning one, the PBRs at Bender’s Bar are turning $1. Since it’s Bender’s, you can expect people lining up for tater tots at the grill while others line up for

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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,

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30 Sep 2010

Skullz Press Returns to Bender’s Bearing Cheap Beer Tonight

It’s been a couple months since Mike Giant, San Francisco’s patron saint of beer, bicycles and tattoo art has thrown one of his always-legendary drinking and biking sessions at Benders in the Mission. If you’re looking to drink cheap beer with some attractive people under unflattering lighting than there is

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26 Jun 2010

Broke-Ass Haiku: Yo-Yo’s…Deep Fried Pickles

So we at Broke Ass HQ, like many of you, often spend time shooting the shit and coming up with new ideas to make you laugh, cry, save money and live your life. The haiku, a Japanese form of poetry, is a beautiful and simplistic way to show your affection

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06 May 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jax Steager

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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02 Nov 2009

Ticket Giveaway: A Heartbeat and a Guitar – Johnny Cash Book Release

While my favorite portrait of Johnny Cash is the painting that hangs behind the bar at Bender’s (you really need to go see it), this cover that Shepard Fairy did for Antonino D’Ambrosio’s new book A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears, is pretty

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18 Sep 2009

The Pub Crawl is Tonight! Come Meet Us for a Drink!

So the 5th Annual Broke-Ass Stuart Pub Crawl is finally upon us.  And it’s gonna be stupid…like in a good way.  We’ve got the bus, we’ve got the ridiculous, over the top, gonzo limo (I still can’t believe this shit), and we’ve got a small army of people ready to

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17 Sep 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Kevin Montgomery of Mission Mission

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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