Collecting requires dedication and passion, willingness to search antique shop after antique shop to find that perfect piece you’ve been searching for. Though being a collector can take time and patience, it pays off. Some collectors’ items become valuable over time, and others reward collectors through entertainment and a sense
San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. With such a beautiful and
Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook
Celebrate Vintage Pinball Style at the Pacific Pinball Museum! Play, shop, laugh, and dance at this special all day event. Ticket includes all day access to the Pacific Pinball Museum where 100 pinball games are on free play. No quarters needed!A vintage fashion sale takes place 1pm – 5pm coinciding with the Museum’s current Pinball Style exhibit. See pinball fashions come to life! Clothing and
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.
I love this idea. Two business owners in the great but not-well-frequented neighborhood in old Oakland arranged for retailers to temporarily set up retail space in unoccupied retail storefronts. The results? Popuphood, a chance for more development and foot traffic for Old Oakland and support for small, local business owners
As Countess LuAnn’s auto-tuned crooning on Real Housewives of New York taught us, “money can’t buy you class.” I firmly believe this– look at all of the lavishly rich ladies out there who still look like tacky messes (again, see any Real Housewives for an example). Less money to spend on
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. Too lazy to shoot