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Will Franken's Guide to CheapnessWill Franken’s Guide to Cheapness
By - posted 7/26/2011
Cheap Tips

  Not an actual Banana Republic sweater catalog model. When I was approached by Johnny Funcheap with the idea of writing a blog entry having to do with “cheapness” or “being cheap” or “not being able to afford to take a woman out of her house”, I was stunned. After all, what do more...

Half-Price Happy Hour: Uva EnotecaHalf-Price Happy Hour: Uva Enoteca
By - posted 7/24/2011
Eat & Drink

Tucked in between a punk-rock dive bar and a 24-hour dry cleaner is the surprisingly sophisticated Uva Enoteca, a Zagat-rated restaurant from a former Mario Batali staffer, with both an impressive pedigree and repertoire of rustic Italian dishes ranging from meatball sandwiches to farinata flatbreads. Drink Up The Deals One can’t deny more...

Adobe Photoshop's Pop-Up ShopAdobe Photoshop’s Pop-Up Shop
By - posted 7/24/2011
Get Out: Events

Rasterize, liquify and re-size with “Photoshop & You,” a special 2-week long event series from Saturday, July 23 to Saturday, August 6, put on by the Adobe Photoshop team. The people behind the industry-standard for image-editing software are putting on workshops, photo walks and presentations at the Adobe pop-up store, including more...

The Weekend In Cheap | July 22-24The Weekend In Cheap | July 22-24
By - posted 7/21/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features a bunch of BBQ at an outdoor punk music festival, a heavy metal happy hour and Buddhist bazaar, as well as arts and crafts from an indie DIY celebration and graffiti arts gathering. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend more...

Borders Liquidation SaleBorders Liquidation Sale
By - posted 7/15/2011
Deals

It happened to Tower Records a few years ago and now the deal vultures will get to pick over Borders. One of the book selling giants of the 1990s is going out of business – Borders Books will be closing all 259 of their superstores (along with Borders Express and Walden more...

The Weekend In Cheap | July 15-17The Weekend In Cheap | July 15-17
By - posted 7/14/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features parties celebrating everything from the French New Wave to soccer to the launch of online swap community, as well as free hip-hop in the park and a mystery night bike ride. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July more...

2011 Women's World Cup Finals Viewing Party2011 Women’s World Cup Finals Viewing Party
By - posted 7/13/2011
Get Out: Events

The U.S. women’s soccer team stunned Brazil and then dispatched France at the 2011 Women’s FIFA World Cup in Germany. Can the USA beat Japan in the finals for the 2011 World Cup championship? Fresh off last summer’s World Cup Soccer broadcasts at Civic Center Plaza, the San Francisco Recreation and more...

Film Night in the Park 2011Film Night in the Park 2011
By - posted 7/12/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Photo Credit: thebarbarycoastnews.com Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket and picnic more...

Jewels in the Square 2011Jewels in the Square 2011
By - posted 7/10/2011
Fairs & Festivals

All summer long and well into the fall, San Francisco is hosting a series of free outdoor concerts and performance in the heart of the city – Union Square. The 2011 Jewels in the Square performance series features free live music, dance, movies, circus arts and other entertainment. All events are free more...

Free Slupee Day 2011Free Slupee Day 2011
By - posted 7/10/2011
Eat & Drink

  Every year on July 11th (7-11… get it??), 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday with Free Slurpee Day 2011 by giving away around 5,000,000 free slurpees today at 7-Elevens all over the country including about 400 stores right here in the Bay Area. So get ready slurp it up!! And if you want full-on more...

Harry Potter 7 Sneak PreviewHarry Potter 7 Sneak Preview
By - posted 7/10/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the final film in this epic series “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2″ a few days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible by BART. Sorry! more...

The Weekend in Cheap | July 8-10The Weekend in Cheap | July 8-10
By - posted 7/6/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features everything from an artisan craft fair and concerts in the park to an anarchist book sale and free scoops. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July 8-10, 2011. Friday, July 8 F*ck the Fourth Anarchist Book Sale Take your political philosophy to more...

LaborFest 2011LaborFest 2011
By - posted 7/6/2011
Get Out: Events

LaborFest, the 18th annual labor cultural arts festival in Northern California aims to re-balance our perspective on workers and their rights. This free month-long festival will not only commemorate the 1934 San Francisco general strike, but also the 150th anniversary of the US civil war and the role of slavery in more...

Free Movie Night: Horrible BossesFree Movie Night: Horrible Bosses
By - posted 7/2/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the brand new comedy “Horrible Bosses” (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Jamie Foxx) a few days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 7:30pm on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible more...

The Weekend in Cheap | July 1-4The Weekend in Cheap | July 1-4
By - posted 7/1/2011
Get Out: Events

This Independence weekend features a food truck fair, a festival on Fillmore Street, free museums, concerts and dance parties for those fond of  funk-electronica. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July 1-4, 2011. Friday, July 1 Moveable Feast Food Truck Festival [details] Expect an evening full of music, more...