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Black Friday Shopping Survival GuideBlack Friday Shopping Survival Guide
By - posted 11/24/2010
Deals

Are you game for waking up at 4am to crowd yourself into a big box store just to max out your credit card while saving $10 on a blu-ray player? After family arguments and trying to determine what to do with all of that leftover turkey, the annual Black Friday more...

Win Tix: Holiday Lights & Sights TourWin Tix: Holiday Lights & Sights Tour
By - posted 11/21/2010
Win Stuff

For Thanksgiving weekend and beyond, FuncheapSF has a ton more fun contests and freebies for those of us that are staying in San Francisco – like fun cocktail crawls, free tattoos, Thanksgiving night concerts, walking tours and more. You don’t have to answer any stupid trivia questions. – all you need more...

A 19th Century Chop ShopA 19th Century Chop Shop
By - posted 11/9/2010
City Discoveries

Would you be surprised to find out this paper cutter was called a "Guillotine"? Bookbinding is the art of physically assembling and sewing the pages and spine of a book by hand – a skill that was made more or less obsolete for the purpose of mass production of books more...

Where to Stop & ThinkWhere to Stop & Think
By - posted 11/1/2010
City Discoveries

San Francisco is full of beautiful vistas and iconic monuments, but how do you get away in the middle of all the chaos of the city? These are five places that are nestled within the city that are great places to go and wax philosophical with life’s big questions. >> What more...

SF’s Best Free Wi-Fi SpotsSF’s Best Free Wi-Fi Spots
By - posted 11/1/2010
City Discoveries

Last fall, the Wall Street Journal reported on a sadly disturbing trend of coffee shops in New York City actually locking up their electrical outlets and pulling the plug on unlimited free wi-fi use for its customers. Thankfully (so far) there’s no sign of a mass wi-fi revolt in San Francisco. more...

Giants Ticker Tape Parade & CelebrationGiants Ticker Tape Parade & Celebration
By - posted 11/1/2010
Get Out: Events

For the first time ever since moving to San Francisco, the Giants have won the World Series! Fifty cars and floats will participate in a ticker tape parade for the 2010 World Series Champions will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd at 11am from the Financial District, down Market Street and more...

San Francisco’s Fall Chocolate FestivalSan Francisco’s Fall Chocolate Festival
By - posted 10/31/2010
Win Stuff

If you’re anything like the funcheap crew, you can’t stop yourself from eating chocolate when there’s an unlimited supply. This is the dilemma you’ll be faced with if you win our contest for two free tickets to the upcoming Fall 2010 Luxury Chocolate Salon which takes place at Fort Mason more...

Voter Discounts on Election Day | 50¢ DrinksVoter Discounts on Election Day | 50¢ Drinks
By - posted 10/30/2010
Deals

Two things San Franciscans love: local bars and a good protest! On November 2, some great bars are asking us to go and be a part of an active democracy. The program is called “Straight Up: Vote” so go and vote! Then, get 50 cent drinks at one of our more...

World Series 2010: Where to Watch in San FranciscoWorld Series 2010: Where to Watch in San Francisco
By - posted 10/28/2010
Deals

Can’t afford the $400+ it’s going to take to afford standing room only tickets for the World Series at AT&T Park? Or maybe you’d rather spend your time watching the torture that is the 2010 San Francisco Giants with a beer in your hand that didn’t cost $9. Regardless, there’s plenty of more...

Free Cab Rides on Halloween NightFree Cab Rides on Halloween Night
By - posted 10/28/2010
Halloween

Halloween is a time of eating candy, dressing up like a hooker and drinking too much mystery punch. But how the hell do you get home safely after a night of cavorting and drinking too much mystery punch – especially if Muni or BART have already shut down for the more...

Halloween Guide 2010 | San FranciscoHalloween Guide 2010 | San Francisco
By - posted 10/27/2010
Halloween

2010 is unfortunately yet another year without an “official” place to party for Halloween in San Francisco ever since the Castro was declared neighborhood-non-grata by the city. Even with no central location in the city to draw all the ghosts and goblins, tons of smaller events (many with DIY spirit) have more...

Haunted Houses in the Bay AreaHaunted Houses in the Bay Area
By - posted 10/26/2010
Halloween

Professional haunted houses can be pretty expensive for just a few minutes of fun. But community haunted houses offer a cheaper alternative with, arguably, a little less polish. Some of the community haunted houses have a largely younger audience in the early evening hours, but also offer later operating hours for more...

Final Weekend of 2010 SF Open StudiosFinal Weekend of 2010 SF Open Studios
By - posted 10/26/2010
Fairs & Festivals

During four weekends in October, hundreds of local artists and studios fling open their doors to give you a rare chance to see where they work and their latest projects during SF Open Studios 2010 – the largest and first open studios tour in the country. Now celebrating its 35th anniversary more...

Creepy Contests & Ghoulish GiveawaysCreepy Contests & Ghoulish Giveaways
By - posted 10/25/2010
Win Stuff

For Halloween weekend, FuncheapSF has dug up a ton of tickets to give away to our readers. You don’t have to answer any stupid trivia questions. – all you need to do is sign up for our free weekly email list and then let us know which contests you want to more...

Half-Priced Halloween FunHalf-Priced Halloween Fun
By - posted 10/21/2010
Deals

Get yourself spooky this Halloween without scaring away all of your cash. Here’s a few 50% off deals for Halloween events in San Francisco thanks to our good friends at Goldstar. JoBeth Williams Appears at Castro Theatre’s Screening of Horror Classic Poltergeist Saturday, October 30, 7:30pm – Full Price: $25.00 – Goldstar Price: $12.50 The more...