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29 Apr 2014

Dolores Park: A Poorly Reconstructed History

If you have passed Dolores Park lately you will have noticed that she is undergoing major reconstructive surgery.  But while her lower half looks like it was struck by a small meteor, her upper half is open and will remain open throughout the summer.  The upper leisure area is noticeably

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20 Mar 2014

An SF History Lesson and Advice on How to Fight for Housing Rights

Railroad industrialist Charles Crocker was a real asshole. You know the kind I mean, the bastards who think that just because they have money, they can buy, fuck, and own anything they want. The kind filled with the type of arrogance that ultimately brings down monarchies, leads companies be dismantled

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14 Jan 2014

Help Save A Rad Part of SF History by Preserving the Doggie Diner Heads

The Doggie Diner Heads, a San Francisco icon from the 1950’s to the 1980’s are in need of a little TLC. John Law, Burning Man Co-Founder,  original member of The Cacophony Society and steward of the little (big) pups has begun a kickstarter campaign to keep them from being sent out to pasture, and

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14 Jan 2014

FREE TONIGHT: Get Drunk and Learn About the History of Partying in Brooklyn

Get drunk and party while learning or…learn about the history of partying while getting shitfaced! Tonight you can join the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (S.A.S.S) at The Bedford as they bring you three lectures that will teach you all about the history of partying. Find out who

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14 Jun 2013

Libraries, Galleries, and Hostels: The Broke-Ass Traveler’s Sanctuaries in Italy

Photo by Leigh Cuen Italy is not a cheap place to travel. Expensive culinary delights call out to pedestrians like sirens. Italy’s famous museums are costly and offer the crowded feeling of Disneyland or a zoo. Visitors are herded past masterpieces in lines, which often snake around corners and out

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16 May 2013

Win Tix to History and Hops: Tasting SF’s Brewing Past

History + Beer = Awesome! It’s one of the oldest equations of all time. And the fine folks over at the FlipSide want to reward those of you who love this equation by giving away 3 pairs of tickets to their upcoming event History and Hops: SF’s Brewing Past. This

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06 Mar 2013

Hooch, Harlots, & History: Vice in San Francisco

As you probably know, I’m a huge history nerd and major SF fanboy, so the opportunity to fuse these two loves is awesome. On March 14th I’ll be speaking about some of SF’s most notorious and nefarious characters from her strange and storied history. The event is called Hooch, Harlots,

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23 Apr 2012

Look at BrokeAssStuart.com Through the Years Thanks to the Wayback Machine

I just learned about the Wayback Machine this morning when I read this article on Time’s Techland blog. Some fucking genius created this amazing digital time capsule that is described thusly on wikipedia: The Wayback Machine is a digital time capsule created by the Internet Archive non-profit organization, based in

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