22 Apr 2024

Real-Life Miracle Occurs Aboard San Francisco MUNI

A miracle occurred on a San Francisco MUNI bus yesterday.  On April 21st at approximately 7:30 PM, Reddit user Scoofy was nearing the end of a long journey. One reasonably expects a MUNI bus “chock full of folks from all walks of life” to be loud inside. It’s partly why

Jake Warren 0
04 Sep 2023

Berkeley’s Greek Theater Is One of NorCal’s Finest Venues

By David Coppin-Lanegen Throngs of people pounded their feet against the stone pavement, their long scarves and long hair dyed wailing, schizophrenic colors. As they danced, Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes crooned, his voice blue and blending with the pink-orange sky and colorful people of The Greek, in Berkeley. Formally

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Sep 2023

The Most Versatile Music Venue in The Bay is 50 Years Old

I’ve set a new goal to explore every music venue in The Bay Area, even though I’ve been to most due to growing up here. However, there are still surprises and unexplored places.  Last week, I attended a show at Ashkenaz in Berkeley and was amazed by its versatility. While

Katy Atchison 0
07 Jun 2023

How These Rock ‘n’ Roll Roadies are Saving Shelter Pets from Euthanasia

What do you get when you combine a van, seasoned roadies, and hundreds of shelter pets looking for a new home? You get Roadies and Rescues, the transportation non-profit helping to relocate shelter pets up and down the West Coast! Many folks know Paul Thomas as Bottom of the Hill’s

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16 May 2023

How Sound Healing Can Set You Free

Hi and welcome to the BAS Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every week I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! “The Bay Area needs a big spiritual recalibration where we

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A man.
15 May 2023

How Frank Ocean Let Me Be Hella Queer

It was a warm night on a farm in rural Washington when I first heard “Thinkin Bout You” by Frank Ocean swooning on my cousin’s phone. I remember saying how I couldn’t believe a guy could hit those notes, the crowning heights of the song’s refrain a desperate, soprano plea.

A man and a skyline.
24 Apr 2023

Larry June and the Alchemist’s Love Letter to the Bay Area Is a Delight

Baydestrian hip hop heads have reason to rejoice this spring. Bayview-raised rapper Larry June linked with producer the Alchemist to put out The Great Escape in March. The album is a love letter to Northern California, travel and leisure, and working to control what one can in life. The emcee

21 Oct 2022

Top East Bay Date Ideas for Live Music Nerds

Guest Writer: Nicole Ski Every weekend and even weeknights there have been more and more concerts to go to. People are back out and celebrating or dancing their troubles away. I’m in a crew of misfit single girls who like to find the best spot for live music. It’s so