Shopping

31 Mar 2011

Win a FREE Graphic Tote by Sprayground

Graffiti is an both a beloved art form and a scourge of the city, depending on who you ask. With sites like the Wooster Collective and street art being used to sell everything under the sun, it has gained just as much if not more prominence then it had in

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
22 Mar 2011

Tonight! The Vintage Event of the Season (Literally)

I know you’re already buying vintage. Why? Because it’s cheap, it’s good for the environment, and — most important — it’s hip. If you’re not buying vintage already, I’m giving you the chance to save some face: Vintage shopping gets even easier and more fun tonight at SUB-Mission, where DNA

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 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,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
20 Mar 2011

Things You Weren’t Expecting to Find at the Dollar Store

We need to talk about the dollar store. I remember hating trips to the dollar store when I was but a wee child dragged along by Grandma to shop for knockoff perfume and to socialize with the residents of her small town. But now I realize that Grandma knew what

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 5
05 Mar 2011

Quiz: What Kind of Broke-Ass are You?

Does where you shop define who you are? We know you’re broke. And that’s cool. But just what kind of broke-ass are you? Pick the description below that best fits your lifestyle! Dumpster Diving Debbie You’ll eat anything you can get your hands on – literally. You spend your Friday

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 3
09 Feb 2011

Style on the Cheap- In Praise of Polyvore

It’s as difficult to find good quality clothes at affordable prices at many of today’s stores as it is easy to find quality food at affordable prices when visiting Bob’s Big Boy! Just kidding, that place sucks. However!  The Truth About Shopping is that you get what you pay for

BAS Writers 0
14 Jan 2011

Victoria’s Secret Semi-Annual Decent Into Hell

Underwearz. Most of yours are probably pretty sad-looking, if you are a lady, because bra and underwear shopping sucks and is super expensive. I understand. Most of the time I prefer to wear what is basically a sports bra, because it goes well with all my racerback shirts and is

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 3
22 Dec 2010

Survival Tips for the Holidays

Some people absolutely love going home for the holidays.  Their Facebook status updates are all ‘œSitting ’round the fire with pie, wine and my wonderful family’,  ‘œLoving being home with my parents!’ or ‘œJust came in from building a gender-blind snowman with my loving supportive mother, multi-ethnic vegan nieces and

BAS Writers 2
21 Dec 2010

Pre-gift/Re-gift Holiday Party For Misfit Toys @ Hot Bird

If you’re Jewish you’ve already received all your presents for the year, and you know what?  A lot of them were probably garbage. Sure, you were nice at the time, but do you really want a pneumatic spatula? Thankfully the good and like-minded people at Brokelyn have he answer with

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0