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03 Sep 2015

7 Bay Area Adventures on a Budget

Remember that ad for herpes medication with the woman in a canoe announcing ‘I have genital herpes’ on a mountain lake? Or this CITI Bank ad where professional climbers put their gear on a credit card? We’re supposed to believe that these are the faces of adventure: good looking white people

Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 3
10 Jun 2015

How To Get rid of Bedbugs on The Cheap

Bedbugs are what happens when horror movies come true.  It’s confirmation that, ‘yes, gross creatures who suck your blood at night do live in your walls.’ Despite the macabre, bedbugs are relatively simple to handle if you understand these key points: 1. Every one of those bastards has to die 2.

Badinage- Senior Drug Analyst 3
18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
16 Jul 2012

Dear Portland – Stop Texting Me to Hangout at 2pm on a Weekday

So I moved to Portland last summer from San Francisco and, as you can tell from my previous posts, (A Scumbag’s Guide to Portland) I’m madly in love with it.

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 0
05 Jul 2011

Explosions in the Sky

Just got back from the wilderness where a bunch of friends and I celebrated America in liberating 100 degree weather. We shot a bald eagle with a bow and arrow, and roasted it over the fire with some gray salt, fresh ground pepper, and smoked paprika, decorated ourselves in freedom

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
26 Aug 2010

Tomorrow Night: FREE Camp-in Movie Night with Alite and Sports Basement

For those of you who aren’t so keen on getting all dusty at Burning Man next week, but are looking for an easy way to scratch that itch to go camping, our friends at Alite Designs have something for you. Tomorrow night (that’s Friday), the Potrero Hill-based camping goods company

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
13 Jul 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Staycating

I hate the word ‘œstaycation.’  Hate it!  I do, however, like the concept.  Obviously broke, unwilling to charge one more thing on my credit card, and in desperate need of a break, I opted to take my vacation last week in the town where I live. I tried so hard

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
28 Jun 2010

4 Things You Must Do this Summer

Summer is by far the shortest season of the year. Except if you live in Southern California or the dessert, and then I have no sympathy for you. Every year it whizzes by, taking with it all the fun things you can only do 3 months out of the year.

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
31 Mar 2010

Camp for FREE on Uncle Sam’s Property

This and more can be found in my book Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply. Paying rent can be super expensive, so I figure, if sleeping out in the wilderness was good enough for your ancestors, then it’s good enough for you. Get yourself a tent and some camping gear

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0