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Top 10 Cheap Eats | SF Street Food Festival
By - posted 8/16/2011
Fairs & Festivals

With an explosion of local eateries that can be found anywhere from street corners to BART stations, mobile food stands have become so popular that La Cocina’s  2011 San Francisco Street Food Festival is coming back yet another tempting time. Taking over 6 blocks of the Mission for a delicious day more...

How to Hitch a Ride to Burning Man
By - posted 8/16/2011
City Discoveries

In spirit of “communal effort” (not to mention saving cash), plan your journey to the playa by organizing a ride to Black Rock Desert through a new service called Burning Man Rides. Most people headed to the festival tend to ride-share, but it’s a huge logistical challenge finding someone going from your more...

Free Sundance Film Screening: Senna
By - posted 8/16/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview screening of the audience award winner for documentary of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Senna a few days before the film opens. “A documentary with the pace of a Thriller” – NPR The screening takes place at 7:00pm on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at a movie more...

$10 Off: Bonehead BBQ Concert
By - posted 8/16/2011

107.7 The Bone presents the 1st Annual Bonehead BBQ on the Great Meadow of Fort Mason with hard rocking headliners Stone Temple Pilots and ’70s rock legends Cheap Trick along with a full BBQ Festival on Saturday, August 20th from noon to 7pm. Opening: FUEL and The Hooks. Want more details about more...

Free Online Indie Film Fest
By - posted 8/14/2011
Free Movie Screenings

Plop yourself in front of the computer for the ITVS’s Indies Showcase, a free online showcase of 20 documentaries, which allows you to learn about everything from the Middle-Eastern conflict to a medical mission in Ukraine from the comfort of your own home. In honor of their 20th anniversary, ITVS is showing some more...

Nihonmachi Street Fair
By - posted 8/13/2011
Fairs & Festivals

The 2011 Nihonmachi Street Fair is a celebration of the Asian / Pacific communities in the Bay Area. On Saturday and Sunday, August 13th and 14th (11am – 6pm) in San Francisco’s Japantown, the fair will take to the streets again for a full weekend of live music, dance performances, more...

The Weekend in Cheap | August 12-14
By - posted 8/10/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features a free yoga session at City Hall, a Filipino cultural festival and a ping pong party, along with a giant garage sale and a high-tech Amazing Race around the city. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – August 12-14, 2011. Friday, more...

Free & Cheap Dentists in the Bay Area
By - posted 8/8/2011
City Insight

A patient asked the dentist, “Isn’t it nasty to have your hands in someone’s mouth all day?” The dentist replied, “I just think of it as having my hands in their wallet.” Okay, it’s a joke but going to the dentist can cost a bundle. Not only that but there’s very little more...

Top Five $5 Deals at YBCA
By - posted 8/7/2011
Cheap Tips

From $5 deals, Muni discounts, cheap concert & dance performances and more to one of San Francisco’s most innovative galleries and performance spaces, check out Yerba Buena Center for the Art’s list of their Top Five $5 Deals from their upcoming event calendar. 1) Get half-priced tickets for $5 to performance more...

The Weekend in Cheap | August 5-7
By - posted 8/4/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features a steampunk bike ride, a swappers marketplace and a scavenger hunt, as well as traditional Indian festivities in Golden Gate Park and yoga classes at Pier 39. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – August 5-7, 2011. Friday, August 5 San Francisco more...

Cheap Lunches, Huge Leftovers
By - posted 8/2/2011
Eat & Drink

Craving cheap and tasty Chinese for lunch, but you love leftovers perhaps even more than anything? Take the trek over to Chinatown to try Hunan Home’s Restaurant, and see why this Michelin Guide-recommended restaurant has been a neighborhood staple of Chinese-American cuisine since its opening in 1983. Cheap & Tasty Chinese more...

Outside Lands: Win Tix!
By - posted 7/30/2011

Funcheap has a free pair of 3-day tickets to give away to the 2011 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival (Fri-Sun, August 12-14, 2011) in Golden Gate Park. Experience not only a full music festival, but also food, wine, technology and activism. 2011 Outside Lands Highlights – Fri, Aug 12: Phish, The more...

The Weekend In Cheap | July 29-31
By - posted 7/27/2011
Get Out: Events

This weekend in San Francisco features a kite festival, flea market and free art activities day, along a Mission District party and squirt gun showdown between San Francisco stereotypes. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to do this weekend – July 29-31, 2011. Friday, July 29 “All Things Mission” Neighborhood Party Celebrate more...

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

  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 I, Will Franken, star of stains and more...

Half-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...