El Rio

08 Nov 2011

After the Polls Close: Free Election Night 2011 Booze, Food and Parties

Batten down the hatches, Election Day is upon on us and tonight promises to be a bender as only politicians and their entourages can slosh through. Most of these guys have been open since the wee hours already, so expect full on delirium if you drop in on one of the many Election Night parties that will be going off around town.

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27 Oct 2011

BA of the Week – Tom Temprano (aka DJ Carnita)

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
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
27 Jan 2011

Help a Homo Out and Save the Broke-Ass Heroes at the Lyon-Martin Clinic This Sunday!!

As the city flirts every so often with the mainstream and homogeny, that which makes us different becomes all the more dear- which requires some upkeep. Since 1979 the Lyon- Martin Clinic has been one of the most dependable caretakers for those whom mainstream medicine has deemed non-priorities. If you

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07 Oct 2010

Miss Last Saturday? Special Hard Frenching This Sunday at Thee Parkside

The merry crew of Hard French is pulling up anchor from the river and sailing to Potrero Hill this weekend, as the official arbiters of fun for the Out Loud Comedy Festival Wrap Party.  Usual dancing to the discos is at perennial garden spot, El Rio, but the port for

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04 Oct 2010

FREE Outdoor Screening of Locally Made Shorts at El Rio!

The experience of a drive-in movie is second to none. There is the chance to relax in your car, find the best position to see through the dirty windshield and if you’re lucky, maybe even trying to get a little cozy over the stick shift. Sadly, drive in theaters have

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03 Sep 2010

Hard French Back at El Rio to Fulfill Your Cheap Booze & BBQ Needs

Hard French, the fabulous Saturday afternoon soul music dance party extravaganza at El Rio, is back, and this edition is probably gonna be the best one because, one, HELLO, it’s Labor Day weekend and everyone is looking to get shitfaced, so you know it’s ON, and two, courtesy of Room

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15 Jul 2010

FREE Shows and Ticket Giveaways to the Mission Creek Festival

The Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival officially kicked off with yesterday’s free happy hour at the Make Out Room, but there are still plenty of events coming up all over town this weekend between the musical acts at Amnesia, Eagle Tavern and the Knockout and the film screenings at

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12 Mar 2010

Best Place in SF to Get Cheap BBQ and Beer

I’m gonna be really real right now: the only thing that gets me wetter than fantasizing about making it with one of Marva Whitney’s back-up dancers is basking in the sun and eating some down home, backyard barbeque. You can imagine my reaction, then, when I heard about Hard French,

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