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13 May 2022

We Found SF’s Hidden Ball Pit & Indoor Swing

During the height of the pandemic, we all had to hit pause on any amount of fun for a moment while we sat inside waiting for the world to reset. The toll that took on us was huge. Since then, I’ve been bopping around the Bay Area finding the places

Katy Atchison 1
26 Jan 2022

SF Witnesses A Decline in Drug Overdose Deaths for the First Time in 3 Years

According to the SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH), San Francisco is seeing a decline in accidental drug overdose deaths for the first time in three years.  Last Wednesday, January 19, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) released a year’s worth of monthly reports that show promise for

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
10 Sep 2021

If SF is “Transit First”, Why is Western SOMA a Black Hole of Parking Lots?

San Francisco has what’s called a “transit first” policy. This is supposed to mean that public transit, bikes and walking should be prioritized over cars. You can read it right here. Although this is the official policy of the city, you’d never know it from the way some neighborhoods are set

Ernst Schoen-Rene 0
12 Apr 2021

SF Oasis Officially Saved After Drag Telethon

We knew that the early March old-school telethon for The Oasis, the beloved SoMa drag night club, has surpassed its fundraising goal. But now BrokeAssStuart.com can confirm that the Oasis is definitely not going anywhere, as the club sent a Monday afternoon email confirming that the club will indeed be

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
15 Jan 2021

This Stretch of Freeway Was Actually Given a “Most Beautiful Bridge” Award

There is a beautiful bridge in San Francisco. No, not that one, although it is popular. The orange color is distinctive and the higher toll gives it an aura of exclusivity. I’m talking about the beauty at the corner of Brannan Street and 13th Street/Division. The winner of the 1953

Ernst Schoen-Rene 1
25 Sep 2020

Wish Bar in SoMa Has Permanently Closed

I just got the unfortunate email from Andrea Minoo, owner of Wish Bar in SoMa, that the the nearly 20 year old lounge has officially closed. This is a bad news day for SoMa considering we just reported that The Cake Gallery just down the street has also permanently closed. While

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Aug 2020

Bondage-a-Go-Go Is Closing, Over Pandemic And ‘Ongoing Issues’

Many San Francisco club nights were bound to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, but this one really hurts. The weekly BDSM/kink institution Bondage-a-Go-Go announced its closure on Monday, possibly bringing an end to the “longest running fetish dance party in San Francisco” after 27 years. The long-lasting leather, latex, and

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 4
22 Jan 2020

Lennon Studios Is Being Sold for Millions

By Nicholas Palmer You can buy a lot of things with millions of dollars, but no amount of money can replace magic that’s discovered, fought for, bled over and perfected inside the padded walls of a music rehearsal space. What Lennon Studios has been to local maestros of pitch and

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