giants

25 Sep 2011

FREE Opera at AT&T Park this Weekend

While it appears that our Giants will not be playing into October this season, you can enjoy that beautiful ballpark by the bay for FREE this weekend.  I have attempted to get into Opera, and by attempted I mean I have fallen asleep at an Opera performance at least twice,

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22 Sep 2011

Horseshoe Tavern – The Un-Marina Marina Bar

I was first introduced to the Horseshoe Tavern when I was taking an improv class nearby in Fort Mason.  Let me say nothing better prepares you to play “acting” games with middle-aged pharmaceutical sales people than a few pints.  In an effort to catch our hometown baseball Giants before class a

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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

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15 Sep 2011

Catch the Fights at McKenzie’s Bar

It is extremely hard to justify the expense of a pay per view fight, 45 dollars for three hours of fights when you can’t be assured anything cool will happen is tough to swallow.  However sometimes you just need to see dudes with bad tattoos hit each other and rather then head down to

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14 Sep 2011

Drink At Dogpatch Saloon

All bars should be erected in the image of Dogpatch Saloon.  You will find nothing but great bartenders pouring stiff drinks with the occasional sound of live jazz permeating the background air. Dogpatch has a real old school feel to it.  From the worn and dirty checkered floor to the

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24 Jun 2011

Cheap, Dirty Trix

Oh Dirty Trix, with your whiskey breath and red lipstick, how you hold a special place in my heart. That was my not so clever attempt at conveying Dirty Trix as an ever so classy lady. Anyhow, this place is great. What you should notice initially is the great group

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01 Jun 2011

Benefit for the Ladies (Formerly) of 508 Capp Street Tomorrow!

So usually when you think about Friday the 13th, you might be all, “Uh-oh, maybe I’ll see a black cat today or randomly switch bodies with my mom and learn a valuable lesson,” you know, fun stuff, but you probably AREN’T thinking, “My house is going to burn down.”  I

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18 Feb 2011

Check Out San Francisco Made of Paper Tonight at The Curiosity Shoppe!

Nailed it, Chloe…nailed it. It’s no secret that we residents of San Francisco loooooooove our city.  If we didn’t, we wouldn’t live paycheck-to-paycheck, in, like, the fifth most expensive place in the country.  Yeah, it’s foggy sometimes and flipping over the handlebars of your bike when the wheels get stuck

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04 Feb 2011

Rub Elbows With The World Series Champs at Giants FanFest 2011

Most stalkworthy. Beard. EVER. Well, my credit card bills from October (read:  playoffs and World Series month) have finally been whittled down to respectable amounts, but what with the holidays and adjusting to 2011, I didn’t realize that baseball season, while obviously not officially beginning until April, is BACK for

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