dating

singles and a couple in a grid of images showing diferent cheesy online dating situations
11 Mar 2022

The ‘Madlibs’ for a Foolproof Dating Profile

If you’re not looking for love on a dating site than most agree you’ll find yourself single for a while until you try to coax someone to date you IRL. We made this online dating profile template to help you write the perfect profile. Guaranteed laughs: not at all proven

Katy Atchison 0
14 Feb 2022

The Secret Story Behind Alameda’s Love Letter Mailboxes

Early Saturday morning the 12th, I received an anonymous message on Facebook stating: “I saw your post on Alameda Peeps about your story on the red love letter mailboxes. I can get you in contact with the person who created these on the condition that they stay anonymous?” Attached was

Katy Atchison 0
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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
26 Jan 2022

Missed Connections: A Bay Area Tinder Tale

I had found him online. He was a kooky sketch comedian, and he maintained an incredibly honest, introspective blog littered with cultural references I loved. He was beautiful in a wicked, ethereal way, but he wasn’t beholden to his beauty. His life seemed like one long, fascinating lurch towards the

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03 Nov 2021

Man Prints ‘Rebound Wanted’ Brochures, Makes Website for Applicants

He’s literally printing “rebound wanted” brochures and actively distributing them around town.  He’s also made a video, brochure, and website for potential applicants…

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
28 Jun 2021

A Matchmaker Talks About Finding Love After the Pandemic

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! The Geometry of Dating “Life has changed. I call

Erynne Elkins Chief Well-being Correspondent 0
29 Jan 2021

The 10 Kinds of People You See on Dating Apps During COVID

Humanity has endured many historic events that have perpetually changed the way we live our lives. September 11th. The fall of the Berlin Wall. TikTok. But throughout it all, one thing has prevailed: the desire to get it on. Despite a national pandemic preventing people from their usual mating ritual

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30 Mar 2020

How to Survive the Brutal, Doomed Horniness of Quarantining Single

by Laurie Riihimaki Quarantine in these times is necessary, and it actually seemed like a pretty fun idea at first. The introvert in all of us was screaming for joy when we were told to stay home and social distance from the rest of the world. In theory, this means

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09 Mar 2020

Love is NOT Blind (According to Science)

by Laurie Riihimaki It’s no big shocker that the modern dating world totally blows. Over the past decade, social media and dating apps have become a necessary evil in the pursuit of love. And singles are feeling more desperate than ever as they swipe left on Tinder, scroll down Facebook

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