retail

01 Jul 2020

Sweeping Orders Shut Down Most of California in Response to COVID-19 Spike

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a sweeping order Wednesday that immediately shuts down most business and recreational activity in 19 of the state’s 58 counties. Contra Costa, Santa Clara and Solano counties are the only three from the Bay Area region that made Wednesday’s list. Others could be added to the

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18 May 2020

San Francisco Retail Shops Reopen Today with Curbside Pickup

While this obviously doesn’t hold the same joy as browsing the stacks for an hour before finally deciding what to buy, it’s a great opportunity to support a local business while we wait for things to more fully open up.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 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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03 Dec 2019

When is it Okay to Start Playing Christmas Music?

by Kate Brunotts If you’re anything like me, you adore Christmas. The abundance of food, presence of family and mass consumerism; something about it is equally charming and awful. Nevertheless, the child in me always gets a kick out of the holiday season, particularly the music that comes with it.

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18 May 2018

How Working in Retail Destroyed My Self Esteem

Guest post written anonymously Once upon a time I was freshly 21 and applied for a job that, at that time, was my dream job. I didn’t have any formal experience in that field, but my freelance background seemed to make up for it. On my third and final interview

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21 Sep 2010

Broke-Ass Side Jobs

‘œMoney sucks’ is a phrase that I often angrily exclaim as I check my bank balance, cut my rent check, or buy….pretty much anything.  Even with a 9-to-5 desk job, times are tight and sometimes one needs a little supplemental income to get past the necessities. A trick that I’ve

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