Cinco de Mayo

05 May 2021

Cinco De Mayo Is A ‘Fake Holiday’ Invented By Beer Companies

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day (that day is September 16, 1810, when Father Hidalgo called for independence from Spain). Cinco de Mayo is not even widely celebrated in Mexico, it’s more of an American holiday historically promoted by US-owned corporate alcohol brands and ‘fast-casual Mexican’ restaurant chains

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 2
20 Feb 2019

Richmond Has Hella Culture

By Haley Pollock The Bay Area is well known for some its larger urban centers. San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley often steal the spotlight and have global name recognition. Tucked in here and there are dozens of tiny cities that completely fall under the radar. Most locals don’t

Guest Writer 2
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
05 Sep 2017

5 Worst Times Donald Trump Embarrassed New Yorkers

By Jonas Barnes In NYC, the people are known as hard asses that have no time for your bullshit. Whether it be someone asking for change, guys performing “Showtime” on a subway train or simply being behind someone that isn’t moving quite fast enough for their liking…we simply don’t have

Guest Writer 2
08 May 2017

Ooh La La Lucha: Booze, boobs, and (Power)bombs!

The Fourth Annual ‘Day of the Battle Blowout’ has left a sexy, sweaty, slamming, and sauced up Cinco De Mayo aftermath in downtown Detroit yet again! After coming off of yet another action packed show last year, Ooh La La Lucha made its greatly anticipated return! The Motor City loves

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29 Apr 2015

This Week’s Top Events – San Francisco + New York

Although we’re sure you already plan out your entire social life around our stellar calendar of events, we like to highlight our favorites each week. Take a gander below but make sure to check our SF & NY calendars often since they are always being updated. Got an event to submit to the calendar? Send it

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02 May 2014

Entertaining for the Poor as F**K: Broke-o de Mayo

I love a reason to drink. Antioxidants? Pour me another glass of Pinot. Whiskey prevents cancer? ‘Scuse me while I finish this Jameson smoothie. Your wife left you? What a bitch. Let’s make sangria (I make great sangria). Having a reason to drink is part of what makes America great

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03 May 2013

Broke-Ass NYC Cinco de Mayo Weekend Roundup

I love Cinco de Mayo! Why? It still amazes me that people still believe that its Mexico’s Independence Day. But, if you know your history, you know it’s the day that the Mexicans defeated the Plutonians for the right to control the Pineapple Tree of Life and, thus, Tequila was

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
05 May 2011

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with FREE Burritos & Biking Tonight

Happy Cinco de Margaritayo! Or Mayo, whatever. To most, today is a day to get unapologetically drunk on tequila. To few, it is a day to pay homage to Mexico’s Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, when the Mexican army defeated invading French forces from conquering the state of

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