San Diego

05 Aug 2020

Janitors Unite in Caravan Protest to Demand Essential Worker Protections

Janitors may not be the first people who come to mind when we talk about essential workers in the age of COVID-19, but the work they do keeps wheels turning at essential places such as hospitals, schools and grocery stores. Unfortunately, janitors, like security officers and airport workers, are put

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15 Jan 2016

My First Real Date as a Transwoman

In my last BrokeAssStuart blog I wrote about the lack of mediatized representations of transgender people as complex, loving, sexual, and emotional beings. I also wrote that all the guys I had met online were interested in sex but not interested in taking me on an actual date. In what follows, I’m

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
07 May 2013

Five Awesome Free or Cheap Things in San Diego

While I haven’t lived in San Diego since 1999, I grew up there and go back to visit three to five times a year. My family still lives there, as do a ton of friends, so even though I’m not dialed in like I am in New York or San

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03 Oct 2012

Being a Californian in New York City

I am a Californian living in New York City.  I was born in the suburbs of Los Angeles, raised in the suburbs of San Diego, and went to college in the Bay Area, so I’d kind of consider myself somewhat of a semi-expert on Californianity.  Living as a Broke-Ass-West-Coaster-Gone-East for

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20 Mar 2012

FREE Movie Screening of “A Better Life” Tonight at the Paley Center

Hailing from the greater San Diego area, I’ve come across a handful of American flag-waving vigilante a-holes who make it their life missions to patrol and “protect” the U.S. border from immigrants who are supposedly going to steal their jobs, and ruin everything. You can probably guess how I feel

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28 Jul 2010

The Great Beach Debate, Part 2: An East Coaster on West Coast Beaches

So, you’ve seen what Laura S., an East Coast native, had to say about East Coast beaches, but I’d like to offer my perspective, a San Diegan transplant to NYC, on the beaches of California (mostly Southern- as opposed to my analysis of the Long Beaches of Long Island and

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25 Jul 2010

Broke-Ass Porn: Burritos

Once a week we present Broke-Ass Porn.  It’s visually stimulating material for the financially impaired.  If this shit doesn’t get you going, you’re not as broke as you thought: There are few things more powerful within the mythology of the broke-ass than the burrito.  It’s a life sustaining thing.  Everyone

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14 Oct 2009

Broke-Ass of The Week – Lacroix of Lavande Garde

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit’probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Lacroix is is the Founder and

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