Uptown

12 Jul 2021

The Uptown Is Reopening, Will Stay A Music Venue

This website was shocked around three months back when we discovered that Oakland’s Uptown Nightclub was for sale on Craigslist. But that sale listing has been deleted, and the club just announced they found a buyer who will reopen it and maintain it as a music venue. “Dear Uptown Community,”

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
20 May 2016

Roy Choi & Daniel Patterson’s Locol Oakland Location Finally Opening!

It was in January 2016 that I alerted readers that Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson were in the makings of opening a Locol in the old Plum brick and mortar in Oakland. We waited…and waited. And we hadn’t heard not a fucking whisper about it ever again.

illyannam 0
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
04 Feb 2012

First Look at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland

In 2009, Oakland mourned the closing of The Parkway Theater, a beloved Oakland mainstay that helped revitalize a neighborhood. The Parkway was a film lovers dream- cult films, film festivals, pizza and beer served to at your seat. Struggles over leases and landlords forced the original owners to close. Enter

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
15 Feb 2011

FREE Coffee All Over NYC Through February

Oh my God, you guys. Did you hear about this? This is kinda major. Like, new-Rococop-movie level major. When I budget out my life I can always count on a few common red lines. Biggest one is booze, naturally, but a perpetual deficit is my love of coffee. Now, thanks

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 1
27 Dec 2010

Snow Is Awesome!

Uh oh, life calling? The office/grind/job/suckfest spamming your life with calls and emails about when you’ll be showing up? Cursing mother nature for her malicious intent? Well, young one, calm yourself. In your spastic neuroses you’ve lost your appreciation for the simple joys. You see all that white powdery goodness

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
05 Aug 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – Magician Christian Cagigal

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. Photo by Julie Michelle I’m a

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
17 Jun 2009

FREE Festival in Downtown Oakland Thursday Night

This was sent to me a little bit ago.  It sounds pretty cool.  Truth be told, I’m one of those lazy SF people who rarely make it to the East Bay, so I doubt I’ll get to this festival.  But my laziness shouldn’t discourage you.  If you go to this,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0