20 Dec 2017

What to do in SF if You Don’t Celebrate Christmas

this city is MAGICAL on Christmas. Empty movie theaters and late-night Chinese food aside, it’s still probably one of my favorite days of the year. I love it so much. How much? Let me count the ways…

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17 Aug 2017

Keepin’ It Cool In Oakland – Once Summer Gets Here in September

Summer is not in August in the Bay Area. But when summer DOES come, and it’s hot out, there are lots of awesome places to stay cool.

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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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24 Dec 2013

How to Enjoy a New York Christmas When You’re a Broke Twenty-Something

Damon & Jo on a Dime is a travel show for those who cannot afford Travel Channel’s “Top Ten Hottest Beaches of Cabo” or for those who cannot relate to Samantha Brown and Anthony Bourdain’s luxurious travels. Damon & Jo are broke and want to travel too, dag nabbit! You’ve

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18 Dec 2013

FREE Ice Skating All Day Today in Union Square

Hey! I’m slammed right now so only have time to cut and paste this shit but here it is. It’s hella branded by Celebrity Cruise lines and Alaska Airlines, almost to a ridiculous extent, but they’re the folks footing the bill for you to get your skate on. Regardless, here

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23 Dec 2010

Skate and Sip at the Standard Hotel’s New Ice Skating Rink

Ice skating in New York is certainly a winter rite of passage, but it also can be a total nightmare.  While it’s been immortalized in many a rom-com, most rinks in the city are crowded and pricey to boot.  If the thought of Bryant Park and Rockefeller makes you claustrophobic,

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10 Nov 2010

FREE Ice Skating at the Embarcadero Center for Giants Fans

Looking to impress your significant other with a chickflick-style date night this week? Well, you’re in luck, because the yearly holiday Embarcadero Ice Rink opens today in Justin Herman Plaza and while regular admission tickets are usually $9, this Friday is Giants Night – which means anyone in Giants gear

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22 Jan 2010

Ice Skate at Prospect Park for FREE

A while ago, Christine suggested ice skating at Bryant Park as a cheap date activity, and I completely agree. Date or not, strapping blades to your feet, gliding around trying to avoid pulling a Bambi is one of the most fun things in NYC during the winter. I actually hadn’t

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07 Jan 2010

Put Your Date On Ice — FREE Ice Skating in Bryant Park

Dear Sparing Stringer, I am trying to impress a lady friend by taking her on a date. Unfortunately, I am broke and have no prospects of making any money in the near future. How can I show her a good time on the cheap? Any ideas? -Desperate to Impress Dear

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