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Free kayaking on the Hudson River
19 Jul 2013

Let’s Get Wet: Broke-Ass Water Activities

If you’re a fellow cube dweller by day, you’re lucky enough to enjoy free air conditioning for approximately eight hours Monday through Friday while the rest of the city – namely tourists who don’t believe in deodorant – slog around the streets, coated in their own sweat, and clog the

Rene Beight - Femme Frugale 0
03 Jan 2011

McCormick & Kuleto’s — Best Happy Hour in Fisherman’s Wharf

Fisherman’s Wharf gets a bad rap.  It really does.  True, it is the tourist destination from hell — swarms of fanny-packed, camera-laden foreigners from such far-away lands as Michigan and Ohio with way-too-loud children and no desire to tip at any food establishment — but it’s definitely a San Francisco

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Sep 2010

Super Cheap Irish Coffee Happy Hour at Gold Dust Lounge

A while ago Monica gave you some inside information about the best spots to pick up tourists if you’re feeling a little, um, sensuous.  One of these places is Gold Dust Lounge located on Powell Street, smack in the middle of one of the most tourist-y spots in the city.

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1
13 Aug 2010

FREE Admission to Aquarium of the Bay TODAY!

You know how you live in a city for a long time, but never do the super touristy things in that city?  For example, I’ve never done the double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus tour, been across the water to Alcatraz, or had sex with a hooker-tranny in the ‘Loin. But today

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
04 May 2010

Boozy Tourism: The St. George Distillery

Entertaining out-of-town family and friends without annihilating their wallets is kind of tough in San Francisco, namely because everything everyone always wants to see is an overpriced tourist trap. The trick is to find something similar, that is usually a lot cooler and either cheaper or free. Screw the Napa

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0