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How to Find Affordable Health Care in SF
By - posted 11/5/2011
City Insight

Everyone gets a little sick sometimes and that’s been known to happen at the worse of time, when you’re in between paychecks or, adding insult to injury, just after you plunked down a wad of dough to get new tires. FunCheap is here to help you out with a few more...

Green Volunteering Guide
By - posted 10/10/2011
City Insight

That yearning to go outside, as the weather warms, it’s also telling you to spend time in a park. And, if you got a few hours a week, you could wield a shovel or sport some work gloves and volunteer some time to preserving a green space near you. Two local more...

SF’s Peer-to-Peer Parking Experiment
By - posted 9/5/2011
City Insight

What if you needed to park in downtown SF and you had really cool friends with an apartment who let you park in their space as long as you were out by an agreed time? Sounds great, right? But what do you do if you don’t know anyone who lives in 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...

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...

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...

Let it Snow… Let it Snow!!!
By - posted 2/23/2011
City Insight

Snow Update: The SFGate now says there might not be any snow until Friday evening at the earliest and even then, it may not hit below the 1,000 foot mark. [San Francisco 5-day weather forecast] Are you ready for snow? To get ready for this weekend, check out these classic photos of San more...

Cheap Eye Glasses & Eye Exams
By - posted 1/25/2011
City Insight

If you’ve been wearing glasses a while, you’re probably used to plunking down $300 every few years to get a new pair. It seems inevitable and, hey, you can’t go without them. Heck, sometimes you need glasses and you don’t even know it. In that case you may not feel inclined more...

$1,500 Grants for Local Artists
By - posted 1/17/2011
City Insight

Yep, you read that headline right. SF Weekly is giving out money, in the form of three $1,500 grants, to local artists. –DEADLINE IS JANUARY 21, 2011– Not only could you win some moola to keep your projects going, but the top 10 submissions will be displayed at the SF Weekly’s more...

A Museum in Oakland Worth The BART Trip?
By - posted 1/4/2011
City Insight

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) opened its doors again in May 2010 after temporarily closing to receive a $62 million renovation. Have you visited yet? Maybe it’s because you don’t have time to visit, or because museums aren’t your thing, or because – let’s face it –  it’s in more...