01 Jan 2010

Upgrade Your Comfort Foods: Special Hangover Brunch Edition

Last week, we looked at how to stop looking broke by upgrading those tired old PB&Js, and I know I promised we’d move on to Mac & Cheese next, but in honor of Universal Hangover Day I thought we’d take a look at something more practical. After all, even brunches

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16 Dec 2009

Renegade Holiday Shopping FREE All Over the Bay This Weekend!

If you are the gift-giving type, it is quickly approaching that time of year when certain friends and family expect presents.  However, if you’re the broke gift-giving type, finding affordable presents can be a little stressful.  The fun fix?  Crafts!  This time of year is perfect for making presents and

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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28 Nov 2009

DIY Diva: Tis’ the Season to be Crafty!

Potato print holiday cards. Sending a holiday card is a really nice way to let someone know you’re thinking of them without spending a lot of money. I recommend sending a holiday postcard – as postage for postcards is a lot cheaper than sending a card in an envelope.

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23 Nov 2009

FREE Craft Night at Etsy Labs

A few years ago, “crafting” was probably more widely associated with crazy women hand-painting wooden signs to say “Spoiled Rotten Akita Lives Here” or cross-stitching pillows with pictures of birds hugging crying kittens. But with the rise of DIY culture, crafting has turned into something hipper, with people making cross-stitches

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18 Nov 2009

“L@TE” Party and ‘Zine Exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum

*If you don’t know about Berkeley’s BAM/PFA, here is bunch of the information you should know.  If you are already informed, just jump to the end for info about the soirée this Friday night. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) are both rad institutions.  BAM (a bizarre

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06 Nov 2009

DIY Diva: How-to get your way, PERIOD.

Heyo sportsracers (TM Ze Frank) the DIY Diva here, fresh from a fan-fucking-tastic weekend in the Windy City. Actually, I’ve been back for two days.  Though I found that traveling on a Monday made me forget that the day existed and I’ve been about a day behind on all of

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06 Nov 2009

Indie Mart is This Sunday!

It’s no secret that I’ve got mad love for the Indie Mart.  That’s my crew!  And while I won’t be there participating this time around, I still gotta rep it because it’s the shit! This Sunday, November 8th will be the last outdoor Indie Mart of the season.  If you’ve

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13 Oct 2009

Berkeley’s Urban Ore: The Best in East Bay Salvage

One of my old roommates gets immediately overwhelmed by large, overstocked stores.  As soon as she enters a thrift shop, a library, or a salvage yard, she has to pee’”it’s some sort of physiological phenomenon triggered by clutter.  For her, Urban Ore is the worst (the bathrooms are nothing to

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