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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...

Win Tix: Maker Faire 2011
By - posted 5/9/2011
Win Stuff

Maker Faire, the world’s largest DIY festival and the physical manifestation of the celebrated MAKE Magazine, returns to San Mateo full of demos, hands-on workshops, DIY competitions and everything imaginative, resourceful and crafty people should like. Hang out with 600+ “makers” of all ages presenting their creations in a carnival atmosphere more...

Free Häagen-Dazs Day
By - posted 5/8/2011
Eat & Drink

On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Haagen-Dazs will celebrate their second Free Cone Day. From 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in any participating Haagen-Dazs Shop across the country (including 10 in the Bay Area), ice cream lovers can enjoy a free scoop of their favorite flavor. See details on Facebook Participating 2011 more...

Emperor Norton History Night | May 10th
By - posted 5/8/2011
Only in San Francisco

Emperor Norton was one wacked out dude – a San Francisco legend (the “frank chu” of his era times a thousand) – Joshua Abraham Norton proclaimed himself Emperor of the United States and even printed his own currency which was honored throughout The City in the 1850s and 1860s. Tonight more...

Bike to Work Day 2011
By - posted 5/8/2011
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Join thousands of people all over the Bay Area by grabbing your helmet and hopping on your bike to commute to work. Thursday, May 12, 2011 is Bike to Work Day. The San Francisco Bike Coalition, along with merchants and the city’s blessing, is pushing commuters to try biking with Commuter Convoys more...

A Guide to Bay Area Stargazing
By - posted 5/6/2011
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Few things create as much wonderment as a night sky twinkling with a limitless display of stars. But city dweller rarely get skies dark enough, particularly in San Francisco with fog refracting the light. That’s why it’s worth an evening trip to head near the top of Mount Tamalpais in Marin more...

AT&T Park “Ramp Jam”
By - posted 5/4/2011
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On Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 3pm, fans are invited to come out to China Basin Park (just across McCovey Cove from AT&T Park) prior to the Giants / Rockies game to watch some of the world’s best skateboarders perform at the Thrasher Magazine’s 30th Anniversary Ramp Jam. Some of skating’s more...

31¢ Scoop Night
By - posted 4/27/2011

Last month Ben & Jerry’s gave out free ice cream to all comers. Today (Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 5pm to 10pm) it’s Baskin Robbins turn and it’s “almost” free, but the proceeds go to charity. It’s “31 Cent Scoop Night” and Baskin-Robbins will donate up to $100,000 in proceeds from more...

Bay Area National Dance Week
By - posted 4/22/2011
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The country’s largest dance week comes back to San Francisco (as well as the East Bay, North Bay and South Bay) for 2011.   The festival runs for 10 days April 22-May 1 and this year is bigger than ever with over 400 free dance events, a huge opening celebration, and dance more...