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14 May 2015

The 5 Best Bathrooms in SF to Poop for Free

Let’s talk about poop.  Freud compared it to sex, and I think he may be right.  Shitting is a form of ejaculation we were introduced to as infants.  Sex is expensive.  Pooping is FREE….well, if you know where to go.  Here are the best five bathrooms to shit for FREE

Badinage- Senior Drug Analyst 8
12 Feb 2014

The 2014 SF Midwinter Bar Workers Ball- 10 Years United In Nightlife

Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
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
Free kayaking on the Hudson River
19 Jul 2013

Let’s Get Wet: Broke-Ass Water Activities

If you’re a fellow cube dweller by day, you’re lucky enough to enjoy free air conditioning for approximately eight hours Monday through Friday while the rest of the city – namely tourists who don’t believe in deodorant – slog around the streets, coated in their own sweat, and clog the

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 0
31 Jan 2012

FREE Screening of “On the Street,” Tomorrow at the New York Public Library

Seriously, how cool is this– during 1980 to 1990, photographer Amy Arbus took pictures of local New York City color for the “On the Street” section of the  Village Voice.  Years later, as she was preparing to publish a book of her work, she wondered what happened to many of her

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
28 Oct 2011

Finally! A Cheap, Delicious Mexican Restaurant Downtown

We all know San Francisco is a mecca for Mexican food. We also know that the burrito is a staple of the broke ass. Good Mexican food is readily available in most neighborhoods in this city with the exception of the Downtown/Financial District areas. Caramba!, which is largely overlooked in

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21 Oct 2011

Classy Yet Cheap: Happy Hour at Kyo-ya

Normally, Kyo-ya would be on the radar of no broke ass. Its only saving grace for people like us is its happy hour. Kyo-ya has a great atmosphere and layout. It’s mellow and “modern”, if you will. There is also a pretty bitchin’, somewhat secluded room with leather chairs and

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17 Jul 2011

Life Is Simple At Phil’s Sliders

Phil’s serves sliders.  Little burger, little prices.  They look small at first glance, but these little things are so effing tasty!  At two bucks each, even a broke-ass can double up.  Phil keeps his slider simple:  one hefty grass-fed, beef medallion, fire-grilled to medium-rare perfection, a fresh piece of iceberg

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
15 Feb 2011

FREE Coffee All Over NYC Through February

Oh my God, you guys. Did you hear about this? This is kinda major. Like, new-Rococop-movie level major. When I budget out my life I can always count on a few common red lines. Biggest one is booze, naturally, but a perpetual deficit is my love of coffee. Now, thanks

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 1