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Thanksgiving Parking: How Not to Get a Ticket
By - posted 11/21/2012
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If you’ve got better things to do than be with your family on Thanksgiving Day 2012 and need a car to run those errands you’ll pretty much have free reign while parking anywhere in the city. Although parking hazardously is always ticketable and towable – as is parking in a red or blue more...

Thrifting in the Mission
By - posted 4/1/2012
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Stretch your dollar just a little further at one of San Francisco’s numerous thrift stores, where you can certainly find a bunch of crap, but if you dig a little further you can find anything from that almost-perfect ’60s prom dress to a ’50s Pendleton style wool shirt-jacket (with only more...

Happy Hours for the Super Cheap
By - posted 2/28/2012
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In this expensive city full of alcoholics, it is dangerous to know that there are several bars offering deals that make you very happy while making your liver hate you. So when you’ve just missed bus after work and have an extra $2 to burn, it’s time to loaded instead. Here’s more...

SF’s Free Limo For Bar Hopping
By - posted 1/6/2012
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Save up for another scotch or more sweet potato tots instead of a ridiculous cab fare across town with the Tonic Limo Service‘s free rides to select bars every Friday and Saturday night from 8 p.m. till 1 a.m. Just call 415-830-7679 to get free rides for you and up to more...

Thursdays: 10 Fun Things to Do in SF
By - posted 12/12/2011
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Can’t wait for the weekend and getting bored with Thirsty Thursdays bar nights? Then let Funcheap help you plan out a day filled with food trucks, feel good music and more with our Guide to Thursdays. Funcheap’s Guide to Thursdays Ten+  free and cheap things to do each Thursday in San Francisco. Got a more...

Black Friday 2011 | The Big Boxes
By - posted 11/19/2011
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The words “Black Friday” either send thrills or chills down your spine. Here at FunCheap we’re hoping for thrills. Read on below for a list of Black Friday deal meccas at the Big Box stores that you can either attack at midnight in the blistery cold or from the warm more...

Scounger’s Reusable Art Parts
By - posted 11/9/2011
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Similar to a pirate squandering for his booty, SCRAPS, Scrounger’s Center for Reusable Art Parts, is a non profit warehouse in Bayview that is a source for creatives to reuse otherwise wasted items. The aisles are filled with an assortment of quality resusable materials such as fabrics, buttons, papers, office supplies, plastics and more. Since more...

99¢ Giants Tickets
By - posted 9/10/2011
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What’s the cheapest you ever thought you’d pay for Giants tickets? How about 99¢? For tonight’s Giants/Padres game at 7:15pm at AT&T Park, there’s lots of super-discounted tickets on StubHub – as little as $0.01- and there’s about 10 pair for less than $1. Why are the tickets so cheap? It’s not more...

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

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

Two Movie Tickets for $9
By - posted 2/26/2011
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Here’s a one-time deal from LivingSocial and Fandango.com with two film tickets for just $9 – that’s nearly a 70% discount off the maximum value of a $15 ticket and can be used at any Fandango theater in the Bay Area (or for any city in the country, for that more...

New Year’s Eve Travel Tips
By - posted 12/31/2010
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If you get hammered on New Years Eve there’s still a multitude of ways to get home safely, and in some cases, totally free. If you’re looking for public transportation, Muni, Caltrain, SamTrans and VTA offer free rides and extended late night service. BART is normal price, but is running more...