Los Angeles

29 Feb 2016

How The Blind Barber Became a Successful Bar & Barbershop

A few summers ago in the Hamptons, I met a young man with a great personality and an ability to make everyone have a good time. At the time, he was the general manager at Ella Lounge, a spunky little LES staple that is now (sadly) gone. Now co-owner of

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10 Feb 2016

How Not to Move to L.A.

Next time you’re at the bar take a look around. See that look of quiet, yet clearly shameful resignation on the face of that guy in the corner? You’ve seen him before, haven’t you? You’ve definitely seen that look. Yeah, so what’s the deal? you’re wondering. Did he lose his job? His boyfriend? Did his puppy get eaten

Jason Crase 0
20 Nov 2020

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 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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12 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015: Dragula, SOME THING’S Got Talent & The Maricón Collective

As Pride month starts picking up steam, it would seem that the city is learning a couple of things: One is that perhaps some are a little unfair when it comes to passing judgment on the merits of our bodacious sister to the south, Los Angeles, and the other is

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
17 May 2015

Sunday Funnies: Discount Tickets to Lady to Lady Live! In Oakland TONIGHT

Well, here we are in the waning days of the lusty month of May, and there is a strong likelihood that you have grand designs on the Memorial Day Weekend that lies ahead. A trip to the Southland, perhaps, to sneer at our Angeleno siblings and their “summertime”, a little

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27 Mar 2015

Recap: Visit The Affordable Art Fair All Weekend Long In NYC

Got some extra $ this weekend? Check out the Affordable Art Fair all weekend long and view art work from all over the world. Mingle with everyone from interior designers to art directors to collectors to broke asses just like you. Saturday, March 28th from 11a-8p and Sunday March 29th

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
06 Jun 2014

Dear SF & LA: Shut Up And Hug It Out

Shhh. Stop whining. Let’s all eat burritos on a beach, together. “Blah blah blah, TRAFFIC, blah blah blah SUPERFICIALITY! REALITY SHOW REJECTS!” is what I constantly hear from San Francisco citizens about my current residency in LA. “Yackity shmackity, ZILLIONAIRE TECH ASSHOLES! PRICE OF RENT!” is what I hear about

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02 Jun 2014

This Is Why Broke-Ass New Yorkers Love MyFreeConcert

Hello?! The name of the website leaves little to the imagination and much to the bank account. If you haven’t visited this super-amazing-slice-of-internet-heaven then get your shit together, team. Originally launched in New York City, MyFreeConcert  is a website dedicated to bringing you the best free/cheap events all over town.

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
10 Feb 2014

Dear Everyone: Shut Up About How Much LA Sucks*

*I’m talking to myself, too. Aloha, ladies and gentlemen. It’s been a while, I know, omg whatever, but I’m still in LA and it’s almost been a whole year – a thought that has this kind of effect on me where I’m like “Trippy, man” but also “Not-so-trippy, man” because everything

Chloe Newsom - Dive Bar Desperado 3