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San Francisco's Nerd NiteSan Francisco’s Nerd Nite
By - posted 12/8/2010
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San Francisco’s always been a city of character but especially good characters: interesting, cultured, artistic, educated, talented and plain old smart people. Try one of these admittedly nerdy (we use that word lovingly at FunCheap)  events and you might run into some of these good people. Plus you won’t break the bank and more...

$2 All-Day Muni Passes
By - posted 12/8/2010
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Remember the good old days when you could sweet talk muni driver into giving you a “late night special” transfer even though it was only 6pm? Now that budget cuts have taking their toll, Muni has been enforcing the 90 minute rule on transfers a bit too strictly for more...

The Ask Dr. Hal Show
By - posted 12/7/2010
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Bring your burning (preferably sciencey) question, the one that keeps you up at night, and get that itch scratch by the absurdly vast intellect of Dr. Hal Robins. Ask Dr. Hal – Consult the Oracle Fridays in December 2010. Pre-show at 8 pm. Show at 9 pm. – $10; no one turned away for more...

FuncheapSF 2010 Holiday Party
By - posted 12/6/2010
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Free Beer, Free Nibbles, Free Stuff, Fun & Games – get ready for the 2010 FuncheapSF Holiday Party on the evening of December 17th! FuncheapSF is  taking over Sports Basement on Bryant Street and bringing in a keg, lots of nibbles and as many prizes and giveaways and Johnny more...

Free Weekend BART Travel in DecemberFree Weekend BART Travel in December
By - posted 11/25/2010
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Santa came a bit early and dropped off a tons of great prizes and tickets to Funcheap. And we’re turning around and giving them all away to you! Want to ride BART for free any weekend in December? Want to see the saucy French Postcard dance revue at the Dickens Fair more...

A Circus That’s Really UndergroundA Circus That’s Really Underground
By - posted 11/25/2010
City Discoveries

You could say: San Francisco’s Circus Finelli is so underground it’s in a basement. But the truth is that the small ensemble of lady clowns that put on a bi-monthly show at Stage Werx offers the same old-world charm of performing arts as any marquee show in town but more...

Black Friday Shopping Survival GuideBlack Friday Shopping Survival Guide
By - posted 11/24/2010
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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
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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 Shop
By - posted 11/9/2010
City Discoveries

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 with the dawning of the Industrial Revolution. The non-profit American Bookbinders Museum in the Mission more...

Where to Stop & Think
By - posted 11/1/2010
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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 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 & Celebration
By - posted 11/1/2010
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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
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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¢ Drinks
By - posted 10/30/2010
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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 Francisco
By - posted 10/28/2010
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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...