East Bay

31 Aug 2021

Check Out These Oakland Outdoor Bars to Soak Up What’s Left of Summer

The East Bay has taken a spanking this summer with abnormally high temperatures and smoky air you can chew on like a snack. But those punishing daytime rays make for beautiful summer nights, nights that will quickly disappear. So grab your vaccinated peeps and hit up some trippy outdoor bars

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05 Aug 2021

The Best Beer Drinking Patios in the East Bay

One of my favorite jobs as a journalist is trying out bars and restaurants in order to write our Beer Passports. This past year nearly every weekend I explored 2-3 new drinkin’ patios in the Bay Area, while asking friends and patrons where their favorite spots to drink were. Oakland

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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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11 May 2021

MLB Tells A’s To Keep Their Options Open…Outside of Oakland

Major League Baseball has moved into a more aggressive phase in the push for a new Oakland A’s stadium: threatening to pull the team from Oakland. Knowing full well what a threat of that kind would do to fragile hearts of Oakland sports fans, who have already lost the Raiders

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19 Nov 2020

How the Vallejo Police Department Became the Most Violent in the Bay Area

This statement may surprise you, but Vallejo was fucked up before the San Francisco Chronicle and The New Yorker told you it was.  Before recent reporting began talking about the Vallejo Police Department’s ‘murder clique’, Vallejo suffered an insanely high rate of police misconduct and killings. While media attention and

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27 May 2020

Why the Virus Spread in Alameda County Should Alarm Us All

Most Bay Area counties are now mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well with trends in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths either curving or remaining low on the comparative scale. But where many of the area’s residents are latching onto signs of hope, people in Alameda County see cause for concern,

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04 Dec 2019

Breaking Down the East Bay “Style”

By Brian Scott Fashion is an art in itself that varies by location, culture, tradition, belief, weather and even time. Simply, how we go about our daily lives plays a role in our fashion sense. Where we live dictates quite a bit about how we live and what we look

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20 Nov 2019

Five Easy Steps to Getting Over it When Your Bike Gets Stolen

By Emma Webster Welcome to the Bay. Now say goodbye to your bike. If you live in the Bay Area, your bike WILL at some point be stolen. If you are reading this and you’re like, “Naaaah, not me, I know how to keep my baby safe,” THEN THIS IS

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20 Nov 2019

Neighbors of the East Bay: Meet Jo Biasi

By Lisa Fernandez We pass by people every day who make up the fabric of our neighborhoods, in big and small ways. Each person has a story to tell, and most often, they’ll surprise you. This series is an opportunity to take the time to stop and meet some of

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