04 Mar 2011

Bake Sale for Birth Control (and Other Planned Parenthood Stuff!) This Sunday

Buy some “cakes” y’all. Hey, you know that bullshit about the House of Representatives voting to end all federal funding of Planned Parenthood?  Well, it’s bullshit, and this weekend you have a chance to do more than just sign the petition opposing the ban and then post it on Facebook

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
03 Mar 2011

Broke Ass of the Week – Laura Yasinitsky

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. Laura Yasinitsky, our Broke-Ass

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
24 Feb 2011

East Bay Unwrapped: Flacos Tacos

FEED THE REVOLUTION ¡Holy frijoles! ¡Ay chihuahua! ¡Good God of guacamole! ¡Uh, cool! Flacos Tacos in South Berkeley made me wanna shout all of those things when I learned about their tasty, home made dishes and amazing specials. Flacos occupies the little stone hut that was once home to Ital

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 1
13 Feb 2011

Stock up on Cheap Vegetarian Eats at Rainbow Grocery

Where hippies and broke-asses converge. We’ve mentioned Rainbow Grocery before on Broke-Ass Stuart, the super hip co-op grocery store in the Mission, but after my trip there last week, the first one in a long while, I decided to provide a list of things that are really cheap and are

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
07 Dec 2010

Eat: Your Own Personal Detox

The whole deal with Eat in Greenpoint is that they only serve locally sourced organic food from New England and the tri-state area, that is mostly as far as I understood to be either vegetarian or vegan. And if you think they’re fucking kidding, well, according to their website, they

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 0
15 May 2010

The Veggie Parade, Seriously

And we are up! It’s in the 70’s outside again. Don’t you just love how the weather out here just makes you beg for it? Anyway, San Francisco is having something called Bay to Breakers, which from my understanding is a naked parade, and it appears that New York wants

Rebecca E. - The Centimentalist 0
20 Jan 2010

Access Café Vegan Brunch

My sister wrote a book called That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals and she constantly encounters people who say really inane things like, ‘œI don’t think I’ve ever actually eaten any vegan food.’  She usually responds with ‘œWell, have you ever had an apple?’ and then they feel pretty stupid. 

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
15 Dec 2009

Ital Calabash: Vegan Rastafarian Spot in Berkeley

If you’ve ever gotten off at the Ashby Bart station (and by ‘œgotten off’ I mean exited the train, not what the dude in the seat behind you was doing), looked across the street, and wondered what that tiny shack painted with the bright colors of Jamaica is, here’s the

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 1