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World Series 2014 Game WatchWorld Series 2014 Game Watch
By - posted 10/22/2014
Get Out : Events

It’s time for one more! Come to SoMa StrEat Food Park for Funcheap’s  huge game watch – Come out to get food truck grub, enjoy the beer garden and be part of the awesome playoff atmosphere at SF’s biggest game watch! There’s both indoor and outdoor space with heated lamps. SF Giants vs. more...

2014 Clam Chowder Competition2014 Clam Chowder Competition
By - posted 10/21/2014
Eat & Drink

At Wharf Fest’s one-day-only chowder competition, classic establishments like Boudin Bakery, Cioppino’s, and Fog Harbor Fish House will take on new wharf restaurants and battle it out for the title of Best Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder. Your ticket gets you samples from all of the competitors, plus you’ll get to vote. Fisherman’s Wharf more...

The Secrets Behind Lyft & Uber's FaresThe Secrets Behind Lyft & Uber’s Fares
By - posted 10/21/2014
City Insight

Do you bounce around from your Uber app to Lyft and Sidecar to see who can give you the best deal for a ride right now? A couple of data geeks Johnathan and Matt wanted to see if they could build a tool to make it easier. And they’ve launched whatsthefare.com more...

A City Gone OrangeA City Gone Orange
By - posted 10/20/2014
Only in San Francisco

With the Giants in the World Series for third time in five years, the city is still glowing strong. Many of SF’s iconic buildings and structures are showing their Giants pride by lighting up orange for the World Series. Have any awesome photos of other buildings? Send them along and we’ll more...

Muni's Trains of the Future: Have your SayMuni’s Trains of the Future: Have your Say
By - posted 10/20/2014
City Insight

Muni is modernizing their fleet with 175 new trains for $648 million that will start arriving in 2016 – more than doubling its fleet of Metro light rail trains. Want to have your say on the train’s interiors, features or color schemes? Come one SF… we know you do! > Take the more...

Rare October Walking ToursRare October Walking Tours
By - posted 10/19/2014
Get Out : Events

San Francisco City Guides offers dozens of free guided walking tours, all over the city, throughout the year. But things get special during the months of May and October each year, when the San Francisco weather is particularly pleasant, City Guides add a slate of rare neighborhood explorations to its year more...

Orionid Meteor ShowerOrionid Meteor Shower
By - posted 10/19/2014
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On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit as many as 25 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains. They sometimes produce bright fireballs, so watch for them to flame in the sky. If you trace these meteors backward, they seem to come from the Club of the more...

Mutilated Barbie Art PartyMutilated Barbie Art Party
By - posted 10/19/2014
Artsy Fartsy

Play out your demented fantasies in the name of charity. Barbara Millicent Roberts, aka Barbie, is looking for a new look this Halloween, so let your inner ‘plastic’ surgeon shine. Doc’s Clock presents Barbie Mutilation Night 2014. 2014 Barbie Mutilation Night: Halloween Edition Tuesday, October 21, 2014 – 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm Doc’s more...

Balmy Alley Mural Block PartyBalmy Alley Mural Block Party
By - posted 10/19/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Thirty years ago, 34 artists painted 26 murals in the Mission District’s Balmy Alley to express their opposition to U.S. intervention in Central America and to celebrate Mission Culture and Identity. They called themselves the PLACA Collective (PLACA signifies “to leave a mark” among other meanings). Join the community Sunday, October more...

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin FestivalHalf Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival
By - posted 10/19/2014
Fairs & Festivals

See a display of gigantic heavyweight champion pumpkins, two stages of entertainment, and the Great Pumpkin Parade at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. 2014 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival October 18-19, 2014 | 9 am to 5 pm Historic Main Street, Downtown Half Moon Bay FREE 2014 highlights include: The world’s more...

The Final The Final “Sunday Streets” of 2014
By - posted 10/15/2014
Fairs & Festivals

Sunday Streets (March – October 2014) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yoga classes, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an afternoon. >> Funcheap is more...

Lit Crawl 2014Lit Crawl 2014
By - posted 10/15/2014
Fairs & Festivals

The 10th annual Lit Crawl will span over three hours in the Mission District’s Valencia Street corridor. Stroll the Mission and discover an astonishing 101 literary readings and events, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comedy and more, in bookstores, bars, galleries, restaurants, stores, cafés, community spaces, a bookmobile, a vibrator store, and more...

Trolley DancesTrolley Dances
By - posted 10/15/2014
Get Out : Events

Each year, Epiphany Productions transforms the city’s streets into stages through San Francisco Trolley Dances, a series of free contemporary dance performances along a Muni line. For the price of a Muni ticket, you’ll get a “hop-on, hop-off” Muni tour to experience an extraordinary lineup of Bay Area dance luminaries performing outdoor, more...

The Final Issue of The San Francisco GuardianThe Final Issue of The San Francisco Guardian
By - posted 10/15/2014
Only in San Francisco

Sadly after 48 years of progressive politics, arts and culture, the San Francisco Bay Guardian is shutting down. The final issue hits the newsstands on October 15, 2014, though f you can’t find a printed copy you can view it online. >> Funcheap is proud to have been voted “Best Overall Website” more...

Miniature Graffiti Art ShowMiniature Graffiti Art Show
By - posted 10/14/2014
Artsy Fartsy

Feel like a giant in a slightly-rundown miniature town at this opening reception for an exhibit with about 40 artists painting graffiti on realistic-looking, but teeny tiny versions of billboards, brick walls, dumpsters and trucks. “Honey, I Shrunk The Streets”  Thursday, October 16, 2014 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm 1AM Gallery | more...