books

22 Feb 2018

9 of the Best Books on San Francisco History

San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. One of the best ways

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13 Dec 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams.  If you’re like me (and I know

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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19 Oct 2016

We wanna send you a free copy of Barbara Schoichet’s ‘Don’t Think Twice…’

A witty, earthy, vividly written account of twenty-one days of thrills, danger, and healing, DON’T THINK TWICE is not only about Barbara Schoichet’s quixotic quest to reactivate her inner compass and navigate back to her life, but also about what can happen to anyone whose formerly stable life has been

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14 Jul 2016

BEAST Crawl Lit Fest is Almost Here!

There are a few things that I do every day single: brush my teeth, swear and, of course, read. And let me tell you, I read like a mother fucker. I read at least a book a week and have done so since I was in middle school. So when

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01 Apr 2016

10 Tips for Newbies at the SF Library’s Big Book Sale

This week brings one of my favorite shopping events in San Francisco. The bi-annual Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s Big Book Sale fundraiser! This sale is a broke-ass book lover’s dream and should not be missed. Happening once in the spring and once in the fall, the organization

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13 Jan 2016

New York’s Best Lesser Known Bookstores

While the era of big bookstore chains dominating the business of reading is slowly coming to a close, the scrappy, independent booksellers who stood in defiance for so long seem to be hitting their stride.

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07 Oct 2015

Win A FREE Copy of Sunsets of Tulum by Author Ray Bartlett!

Hey Peeps, one of my buds from my travel writing days has written a killer novel set in steamy Yucatan, Mexico, and he’s GIVING IT AWAY for free if you act now!  Just go here (www.sunsetsoftulum.com) and fill in the form in the upper right corner and be sure to select “Broke Ass

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20 Apr 2015

Why April 23rd Is Going To Be The Best Day Ever

Most people I know either love or hate Valentine’s Day. I myself am on the fence. On one hand, celebrating it kind of equates to succumbing to our Overlords of Greeting Cards. On the other hand, it’s an excuse to hug all your friends and to potentially find someone to

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