Haight Street

28 Jun 2012

Tale of the Gutter: Who Are These Punks?

Around this town, especially in the Haight, where I live, “gutter punk” has become synonymous for something along the lines of distasteful street varmint. Mentioning those two words together usually incites a reaction from people… a groan or some version of “fucking terrible.” When I first moved here, back in

Angela Zimmerman - Sit/Lie Surveyor 2
19 Mar 2012

BA of the Week: Promoter KC Turner

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 3
04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Oct 2010

Get Your Gay On at Sunday’s Castro Street Fair

The festival/street fair season is coming to an end, which is a shame considering the nice weather my iPhone weather thing tells me will be continuing into the next month.  You’ve pounded Jager bombs with some dudes at Bar None during the Union Street Festival, played the djembe with some

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
14 Apr 2010

Pour Back Some Microbrews on the Cheap at Magnolia’s $3 Tuesdays

I just found out yesterday, that I’ve been missing out on Magnolia’s killer selection of house-brewed beers because I’d always assumed the place was too expensive for joe schmoe like me to just waltz in and have a beer. Not true! In fact, every Tuesday night Magnolia drops the price

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 0
01 Apr 2010

FREE Surfer Blood Show at Amoeba Records on Tonight!

Why don’t I ever learn my lesson?  If I want to see a show, I should buy tickets at the moment they go on sale.  Instead, I put it off, put it off, put it off, the show invariably sells out, and I pout and bitch about the unfairness of

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0