Water

two images of the trail - woman walking across a bridge and another woman with brightly colored cardigan touches giant redwood
07 Jul 2023

Bay Area Hikes For Hot Summer Days

How the heck is it already the height of summer? I was joking with a friend that I feel like the summer has already ended because time is just going by too swiftly. The longer hours of sunlight, I’ve been taking full advantage of it by getting outdoors and enjoying

Katy Atchison 0
04 Jun 2021

How Integrative Nutrition Feeds Your Body and your Soul

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! Refreshingly Deep Insights About Nutrition This just in. The

Erynne Elkins Chief Well-being Correspondent 0
10 Jul 2024

This Literary Magazine Release Party Will Be Epic!

The Huge Release Party for the Literary Magazine In case you haven’t heard, we just put out an incredible literary magazine called The Dreams I Dreamt: Letters to San Francisco. It’s a gift to San Francisco, where 19 of The City’s best authors and poets – writers with SO many

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Nov 2016

Why the Standing Rock Protest is Everyone’s Issue

The scene at Standing Rock is like a medieval morality play, pitting good against evil. Of all the nightmares in America today, one stands out as a symbol of everything that’s wrong: the Dakota Access Pipeline. As a symbol of all that’s right, we have the Standing Rock Sioux and

P Segal - Bohemian Archivist 0
06 Jul 2015

10 Cheap Ways to Cure A Hangover

Ok…so the deed is done. You’ve heard all the ways to avoid getting too sick before and while drinking alcohol, and you’ve fucked them all up. You haven’t eaten anything, the only water you drank all day is the backwash you accidentally swallowed from your toothpaste, and all you’ve been

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
16 Mar 2015

10 Water Saving Tips That Will Also Save You Money

I’m from a country where water saving technologies have been in place for as long as I’ve stood on that barren, sunburned land. Duel flush toilets, low-flow shower-heads and water harvesting technologies were not part of drought interventions but just a way of life. As progressive as San Francisco and

Lachlan Bray - Broke-Ass Bartender 0
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
18 Aug 2012

How To Potentially Trip Balls Without Tripping Balls

According to the love of my life, Wikipedia, a sensory deprivation tank is a “lightless, soundproof tank inside which subjects float in salt water at skin temperature.”  Once again, that sly bastard is right. I now know from experience due to a recent trip to the one on my block.

Donna Rose - Bankrupt Blonde 0
17 Jul 2011

Dream Interpretation for Broke Asses: 10 Dreams and What They Mean to You, Probably

Last night I had a dream that involved a motorcycle; a swimming pool; a drunk, cheating, and grandpa-aged boyfriend; my grade school; a police chase; a lesbian encounter; and someone else’s severed body parts. Yes, I frequently have dreams just as non sequitur, and yes, I’m totally messed up, and

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0