ghosts

08 Dec 2021

The Dark & Disturbing History of the St. Francis Hotel

The Westin St. Francis Hotel looms on the edge of Union Square, bearing silent witness to flocks of tourists and shoppers who likely know nothing of its history. Built in 1904, the St. Francis Hotel is now known to be one of the most haunted hotels in California. Many notable

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
17 Nov 2017

BAS Fiction– Them SpaceCrafts: Part 3

Them SpaceCrafts: Part 3 by Devin Holt   Missed part 2? Read it here. I knew what to do as soon as I saw that map. The SpaceCraft Nikes were legendary. Word on Instagram was they only made 50 pairs, in a cross-promotion with Mistah F.A.B., the Warriors, and Google.

Fiction 0
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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Oct 2016

A San Francisco Ghost Hunt, in Pacific Heights

  Most people don’t know much about the places in which they live, which is a travesty considering how interesting places like San Francisco are. But you know what the best way is to force some history on people? Murder. That’s why I went on the San Francisco Ghost Hunt

Candace Cui - Actual Unicorn 0
22 Oct 2015

A Haunting in San Francisco

I like danger and anything I can’t have. But I am afraid of ghosts.  Historically, I’ve been able to evade the supernatural.  But sometimes, because of our circumstances, we can’t always avoid what we don’t want. I spent the weekend at a San Francisco hostel in lower Nob Hill.  My first

Badinage- Senior Drug Analyst 0
26 Sep 2012

The Upside of Fall

It’s Fall! Winter’s sneaky little sidekick is creeping up on us quickly.  As I write this you may be chopping down a bundle of firewood to get you through the upcoming frozen hell of whatever place you live in. Fall hasn’t reached California yet. We are still blessed with jacket-optional

Donna Rose - Bankrupt Blonde 0
30 Oct 2010

FREE Ghost Walk Tour of the Palace Hotel

I have always loved having the bejesus scared out of me. When I was little I used to read the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark over and over which seemed to concern my Grandpa, who called me a ‘œghoul.’ I remember being a little offended by that,

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
20 Oct 2010

DIY: Halloween Decorations

It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween. Riding through my neighborhood the other day, I started to see various Halloween decorations appearing on houses: a few ghosts hanging from nooses here, some spider webs and bats there. It’s kinda funny, no matter how old I get, seeing Halloween decorations

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 1
29 Oct 2009

Spectral Ambassadors Grant a FREE Audience – Yokai University SF Campus in J-Town

Hallowe’en may not be part of Japan’s culture, but that doesn’t mean they don’t like a good story about ghosties any less than the rest of us.  In Japan, they’re known as yokai and come in all sorts of fun shapes and sizes. It would seem they decided to impart

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 1