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Free Ben & Jerry's DayFree Ben & Jerry’s Day
By - posted 4/10/2011
Eat & Drink

If you love ice cream, are super cheap and you don’t mind waiting in a looong line, then Ben & Jerry’s 33rd Free Cone Day (April 12, 2011) will be like Christmas to you. Scoop shops all across the country (including several in the Bay Area) will serve up more...

Win a W Hotel GetawayWin a W Hotel Getaway
By - posted 4/10/2011
Win Stuff

Win a mini-getaway in your very own town from W San Francisco and SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) including a one night stay, overnight parking, 2 “SIP” cards to enjoy in the XYZ Lounge, two tickets to the museum plus a $25 gift card to the SFMOMA more...

Games of NonchalanceGames of Nonchalance
By - posted 4/8/2011
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Jenna Kitchell finds a clue in a downtown San Francisco parking garage. It’s nearly impossible to describe the Games of Nonchalance without giving it all away. And that, in itself, says something about the kind of experience it offers: a chance to see the city as a pervasive playground. Players show more...

The Weekend in CheapThe Weekend in Cheap
By - posted 4/7/2011
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This weekend in San Francisco features a series of contrasts: thigh-burning hikes or street food gluttony & discount boozing; beautiful cherry blossoms or descend into chaos with highly literate anarchists. Only in San Francisco, right? Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – April 8-10, 2011. Friday, more...

Dosa Tuesdays for Tokyo Dosa Tuesdays for Tokyo
By - posted 4/4/2011
Eat & Drink

You’re always looking to save a buck but sometimes it’s time to save a life. To that end, the popular South Indian restaurant Dosa is hosting Tuesdays for Tokyo in April and giving all the profits from both locations to a relief effort in Japan‘s devastated northern coastline. [Details on “Tuesdays more...

Obscura Day 2011Obscura Day 2011
By - posted 4/4/2011
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Celebrating all that is weird and wonderful, Obscura Day on April 9, 2011, is an international day in 103 cities during which unusual places full of local hidden lore open their doors including several in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Find out about the wonderful books in the private more...

Come Sail AwayCome Sail Away
By - posted 4/1/2011
City Discoveries

When you’ve outgrown sloshball but you find hiking boring, have you ever thought of trying the outdoorsy, loose thrill of sailing and windsurfing in the San Francisco Bay? Thankfully, the non-profit Cal Sailing Club (CSC) on the Berkeley Marina has super reasonable membership rates (Think Netflix-type prices of about $20 to $25/month) more...

Virgin America: 20% Off Flights DealVirgin America: 20% Off Flights Deal
By - posted 4/1/2011
Deals

Sorry folks! Looks like Virgin America pulled the plug on this 20% off  deal prematurely on April 7th. Instead they are having a $59 fare sale good from SFO to LAX or to San Diego – details here (gotta book by Friday April 8th) To help celebrate the grand re-opening of more...

Monday Night NCAA Finals PartiesMonday Night NCAA Finals Parties
By - posted 4/1/2011
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Free Final Four BBQ at Northstar: Butler (+3.5) vs. UConn – It’s the final men’s college basketball game of the year, so go for broke and get yourself fed on a Monday night. Northstar cafe (don’t worry about the name “cafe,” it’s actually a full neighborhood bar with great $3 happy hour draughts) will more...

The Weekend in CheapThe Weekend in Cheap
By - posted 3/31/2011
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If April showers bring May flowers then what does an April heatwave bring? Lots of fun, free things to do apparently! Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – April 1-3, 2011. Friday, April 1, 2011 Lower Haight Spring Art Walk & Scavenger Hunt Spend your Friday night wandering more...

Best of WonderCon 2011Best of WonderCon 2011
By - posted 3/31/2011
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Fanboys, geeks and superhero wannabes are flocking to WonderCon, the annual comic book, sci-fi and movie convention at the Moscone Center South. Come join in on the fun with all kinds of movie previews, panels of comic book artists, autograph sessions, exhibits, special showings and workshops, vendor booths and, as always, more...

Free Sneak Preview: ArthurFree Sneak Preview: Arthur
By - posted 3/30/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the brand Russell Brand comedy “Arthur” four days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:30pm on Monday, April 4, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible by BART. SORRY! All of the codes have been used. “ARTHUR” Free Sneak more...

East Bay Homemade Food SwapEast Bay Homemade Food Swap
By - posted 3/20/2011
Eat & Drink

Jam it, pickle it, cure it… however you do it, the East Bay Homemade Food Swap is a place where your special creations can be used as currency to trade for other homemade or homegrown delicacies. East Bay Homemade Food Swap April 9, 2011 (2pm to 5pm) North Oakland FREE, but RSVP required To participate, you more...

Free Zagat GuidesFree Zagat Guides
By - posted 3/20/2011
Eat & Drink

Put your Yelping skills to work and vote for restaurants in San Francisco to help create the new 2012 Zagat Guide which is based entirely on diner reviews. Voting deadline is March 27, 2011 and, dare we say, you should probably be knowledgeable about the SF restaurant scene. By participating in more...

Free Britney!Free Britney!
By - posted 3/20/2011
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Pop music princess Britney Spears — warts, hits and all —is coming to San Francisco for a free concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Sunday March 27th that will be taped for Good Morning America. This concert was originally scheduled to be outdoors in the Castro, but was more...