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Games of Nonchalance
By - posted 4/8/2011
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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 up at a downtown San Francisco office and the game begins in more...

The 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
By - posted 4/4/2011
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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!
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...

Berkeley Free Movie Night
By - posted 3/19/2011
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Usually it’s San Francisco that gets all the free sneak preview movie screenings, but this week it’s the East Bay’s turn as Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley throws open its doors for free advanced screening of the spooky “Insidious” on Wednesday night. From the director/writer team of the original Saw comes a more...

Get Sucker Punched For Free
By - posted 3/18/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the brand new epic action fantasy “Sucker Punch” two days before the film opens. The screening takes place at 10pm on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 in San Francisco at a theater easily accessible by BART. FuncheapSF has an exclusive code for free tickets! more...