history

27 Jul 2015

The 10 Oldest Bars in the World

Let’s go back 1,000+ years and explore history through some of the finest drinking establishments known to man. Do you like history, witchcraft, and booze? Well, this is the article for you.

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17 Jun 2015

Crabs, Communists, and Cops: The Story of Specs’

The bar in question is officially called Specs’ Twelve Adler Museum Cafe, but everyone just calls it Specs’. I don’t recall exactly when I first discovered the joint but I’ve been a regular ever since. To the uninitiated, visiting Specs’ is like walking into a Tom Waits song.

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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

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13 Nov 2014

The Secret, Longhair, Radical Activist History of Mayor Ed Lee

Get this — SF Mayor Ed Lee was once a radical tenants’ rights activist back in the 1970s. Yes, I said tenants’ rights activist. The same Ed Lee who currently presides over a stratospheric real estate boom that’s evicting unprecedented numbers of ethnic working class families and elderly people once dedicated his life

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04 Aug 2014

Happy 20th, Kilowatt! The Life & Times of SF’s Favorite Punk Rock-Sports-Biker-Pool Dive Bar

Today’s the 20th anniversary of the The Kilowatt! Or as my hot biker roommate used to call it back when it was her pick-up bar for tattooed punk rock guys, “The Kill-Your-Twat”. The beloved Mission neighborhood dive bar institution turns 20 years old Monday, having opened August 4, 1994. Drinks will

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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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 2
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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