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The Tamale Lady’s Birthday Bash
By - posted 6/20/2011
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  Help save KUSF while taking swigs of Speakeasy beer and celebrating The Tamale Lady’s birthday at Zeitgeist in San Francisco. It’s free to enjoy a live performance by the Goat Family Jug Band and a screening of the rockumentary “Our Lady of Tamale,” about the guest of honor herself. Plus more...

Free Peet’s Coffee Day
By - posted 6/13/2011

Screw yuckybucks for a day and hook yourself up with some real coffee – a free Peet’s coffee to start your week out right – no purchase necessary. Peet’s is rewarding their facebook fans with a free small drip coffee on Monday, June 20th as long as you print out this more...

Beta Test The New BART
By - posted 6/12/2011
City Insight

BART invites you to tour a mobile, interactive seat lab where you can try out new train car seating designs and give feedback. Seat labs take place at (or near) BART stations all over the Bay Area from Monday June 13 through Wednesday June 22nd. The final seat lab takes place more...

The Weekend in Cheap
By - posted 6/12/2011
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This weekend in San Francisco features a bunch of wizard rockers, comic book classes as well as a series of Father’s Day weekend fairs where festival-goers can dress up as pirates, feast on pasta or watch the Picklewater Circus perform for free. Here’s our picks for our favorite five things to more...

Funcheap on KQED
By - posted 6/11/2011
City Insight

FuncheapSF’s very own Johnny Funcheap was a guest on KQED’s Forum on June 10, 2011 to give tips on how to have fun in the summer in the San Francisco Bay Area without spending a ton of money. The 30-minute interview with host Dave Iverson gives tips on free summer music more...

Free Super Duper Burger Day
By - posted 6/2/2011
Eat & Drink

Super Duper is celebrating the opening of a brand new location in downtown SF on June 8, 2011 with a free burger hour. Super Duper will give away free burgers from 1pm to 2pm to their Facebook fans and twitter followers at their new restaurant at 721 Market Street (between more...

U2 Ticket Giveaway
By - posted 6/1/2011
Win Stuff

If you’ve got an old pair of boots (or shoes) you can part with, you could walk away with a pair of free tickets to U2’s sold out June 7 concert at the Oakland Coliseum. The Soles4Souls nonprofit is hosting a shoe collection drive at the Hard Rock Cafe on Pier 39. more...

Free Krispy Kreme Day
By - posted 5/27/2011

Friday June 3, 2011 is National Doughnut Day, supposedly a real holiday created in 1938 by the Salvation Army honor the women who served dougnuts to soldiers during World War I. In celebration, Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut today at all participating stores including those in Daly City, Mountain more...

Blue Man Group Casting Call
By - posted 5/24/2011
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Look good in blue? How about covered in blue paint? The Blue Man Casting Team is constantly exploring new ways to connect with dynamic performers. Being a part of Blue Man Group is unlike any other gig – as long as you’re between 5’10” and 6’1″. They accept submissions all year more...

The 10 Days of Free Coffee
By - posted 5/24/2011

The Tully’s Coffee Discovery is touring around San Francisco handing out free cups of freshly brewed coffee every day at different locations in SF until Memorial Day. From either the Tully’s Discovery Truck, or sampling tents, the Tully’s crew will be handing out free cups of Tully’s Coffee as well more...

Memorial Day By The Bay
By - posted 5/24/2011
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Once you’ve paid tribute to the members of the armed forces who have lost their lives (after all, that’s the whole reason for Memorial Day, right?) there’s lots of fun free things to do in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday if you have the day off. Things to Do more...

SFMade Week 2011
By - posted 5/23/2011
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During SFMade Week 2011 take a tour of some of the City’s best known and emergent artisan manufacturers’ factories and experience the process of making first-hand with SF Made “Open Factories.” Tours include Ritual Coffee, Anchor Steam and Rickshaw Bagworks. Anchor Steam Brewery – Friday, May 27, 2011 – 10am – more...

Vote Ike’s Place in ESPN Sandwich Battle
By - posted 5/22/2011
Only in San Francisco

Ike’s Place, the most celebrated sandwich shop in the Bay Area, is in the running to have one of their custom creations voted the greatest sports sandwich in the country. The “Matt Cain” created by Ike’s is entered into the 2011 ESPN “Fanwich” contest – a towering sandwich with more...

FuncheapSF Wins “Best of SF” 2011!
By - posted 5/19/2011
City Discoveries

The SF Weekly has just put together their latest highlights of their favorite things about The City in their 2011 Best of San Francisco guide.  And boy were we surprised (and very excited) to turn to page 62 and see FuncheapSF honored as the “ Best Website For A Cheapskate more...

Neighborhood Walks Month
By - posted 5/10/2011
City Discoveries

Despite the hills, San Francisco remains an eminently walkable city if for no other reason than because of its rich history. Take advantage of the non-profit San Francisco City Guides, a group founded by volunteers in 1978 that gives over 60 different free walking tours with most of them year-round. But there are a more...