Sutro Tower

30 Aug 2021

They Once Wanted To Put a Restaurant On Top of Sutro Tower

The iconic San Francisco “space fork” known as Sutro Tower has become a recognized symbol for t-shirts and tattoos, but the 48-year-old radio and TV signal tower was the result of a hard-fought battle between local radio and TV stations. Some wanted it where it ended up being built near

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
30 Apr 2021

This Might Be the Best Shirt We’ve Ever Made

  I love this shirt so much. It might literally be the best shirt we’ve ever made. It’s so clever that it’s stupid. Or maybe it’s so stupid that it’s clever. Regardless, it’s both stupid and clever. And that is exactly why it is awesome! Who knew irony could be

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 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
20 Dec 2018

Santa Seen in Free Fall over San Francisco after Fiery Crash

An enormous explosion and firey streak were seen in the sky over San Francisco on Tuesday evening at approximately 5:40pm.  The explosion and resulting clouds were so bright they were witnessed as far away as Southern California, and all the way to Lake Tahoe.  Thousands of observers posted images, video and

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
19 Jun 2014

A History of Sutro Tower: The Alex Mak Architecture Series

Good evening, and welcome to Alex Mak’s San Francisco Architecture Exposé Part 1 of 4.  In this series I learn about interesting buildings in San Francisco and then graciously tell you about them.  Its like Ricky Gervais’ show An Idiot Abroad, only I won’t be travelling anywhere and I steal most of my material from the internet.

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