Oakland

05 Mar 2010

Bakesale Betty – Cheap Eats and Occasionally FREE Cookies!

I fucking love San Francisco.  I think it’s impossible to have a bad day in this city.  Sometimes, though, I need to get out for a little R&R.  What I would really like to do on these days is go home and have my mom cook for me while I

Rebecca Pederson - Cheap Date 1
04 Mar 2010

White Elephant Sale Saturday and Sunday in Fruitvale

White elephant sales- the ultimate combination of trash and treasure!  Overflowing in possibility for the cash-strapped, collectors and pack rats and a nightmarish trip to the brink of a nervous breakdown for the fastidious and organizationally obsessed- they are as part of the American landscape as tractor pulls and taco

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 2
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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Feb 2010

Earn Your Way to FREE Classes at the Crucible in Oakland

People who like Oakland seem to like it because they think it has a certain grit that the wine-and-cheese-shop-lined streets of San Francisco are be missing. Personally, I’m not a big fan of Oaktown and I cannot claim to be very Oaklandish, but every now and then there’s an event

Andrew Dalton - Aggressive Panhandler 2
23 Feb 2010

This Week’s Events for the 5 Senses

Wondering what to do for fun this week?  Feeling a little dead inside?  Wake yourself up with an affordable event for each of the 5 senses! HEAR: The Noise Pop Festival invades the city this week.  It features over 100 local and big names bands but you probably can’t afford

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1
17 Feb 2010

Folky Events for Folky Folks All Week

I know that part of my job here is to make fun of everything and crack lewd jokes, but at times, though rarely, I find myself at a loss for things to hate.  Either that, or I’m late for like 3 deadlines and don’t have time to make you fools

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
02 Feb 2010

First Week of the Month = So Many FREE Activities!

Here’s a brief rundown of the crazy amount of FREE stuff that the first week of the month offers (with links to the details).  After the first week of February, you’ll be back to your broke-ass ways, eating ramen and feeling uncultured, so make the most of these days! First

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
13 Jan 2010

So You Think You Can Draw? Wanna Win $250?

A few years ago Oaklandish began with a simple idea: design a logo that would celebrate the history and culture of Oakland.  But the ‘œroots’ logo became so popular it set off a domino effect and now there is a clothing company, an awesome website, a farmers’ market rig, and

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
12 Jan 2010

What Has Two Thumbs and Loves Comedy Nights?

Some people just cannot tell a joke.  Case in point: Uncle Jerry. My friend Alice brought her friend Mike to her family reunion.  It was a huge gathering at a nice restaurant and Mike was a hit with the whole family, the little kids jumping on him, the teenage girls

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 4