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News, The Snitch World Series: Giants Win Again on the Impossibly Strong Back of Madison Bumgarner

World Series: Giants Win Again on the Impossibly Strong Back of Madison Bumgarner

The car horns won't stop. The raucous fans won't stop. We're in the heart of San Francisco, and the pandemonium continues. Long may they honk. And yell. And whatever they do that doesn't entail the destruction of municipal property.  Because…
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News, The Snitch Person Shot During World Series Celebration in San Francisco

Person Shot During World Series Celebration in San Francisco

Minutes after the Giants won the World Series tonight, an unidentified person was shot and fires were started as fans began to celebrate in the streets of San Francisco.  Police didn't have much information at this point, but said the…
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Dining, SFoodie Hudson Whiskey Releases Maple Cask Rye

Hudson Whiskey Releases Maple Cask Rye

Autumn turns a touch sweeter as Hudson Whiskey sets to release a supremely limited batch of their Maple Cask Rye throughout the Bay Area. The slightly caramelized notes of this particular expression come courtesy of careful aging in maple-cured…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist WWE Star Daniel Bryan Visits the Bay Area with Anti-Bullying Message

WWE Star Daniel Bryan Visits the Bay Area with Anti-Bullying Message

Daniel Bryan, the WWE superstar responsible for the Yes! Movement that has taken hold in the Giants dug out — the act of pointing both your fingers in the air and shouting yes in unison with the others around…
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Music, All Shook Down There Goes Another One: The Uptown In Oakland Will Close Next Week

There Goes Another One: The Uptown In Oakland Will Close Next Week

In an already sad week for Bay Area clubs, Larry Trujillo, owner of The Uptown on Telegraph (not to be confused with the Mission dive), has confirmed the bar/venue will close its doors for good a week from today, after…
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News, The Snitch Berkeley Has America's Oldest Marijuana Dispensary

Berkeley Has America's Oldest Marijuana Dispensary

The Bay Area is no doubt the birthplace of medical marijuana in the United States, though weed-related bragging rights have migrated east a bit. San Francisco had the first cannabis club in the country — well before voters approved Prop.…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tourism for Locals: 555 Mission Street Sculpture Garden is a FiDi Eden

Tourism for Locals: 555 Mission Street Sculpture Garden is a FiDi Eden

San Francisco's Financial District looms over the City — it's a densely built urban network of high-rise office buildings, busy streets, and narrow sidewalks overrun with those donning suits or fannypacks. However, hidden in this grid of grey concrete…
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Dining, SFoodie Schilling & Co. is the FiDi Cafe You've Been Looking For

Schilling & Co. is the FiDi Cafe You've Been Looking For

When a Financial District lunch venue advertises “freshly prepared – organic – natural food”, you might also expect a high price tag to go with it. Schilling & Co., a small café on Commercial Street, manages to offer high-quality breakfast…
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News, The Snitch Rabid Bat Found in Richmond District: Happy Halloween

Rabid Bat Found in Richmond District: Happy Halloween

This is no Halloween trick. A real live rabid bat was discovered in a Richmond District driveway this week.  ABC News detailed the spooky find this morning. According to the news station, 11-year-old Ian McNamara came across the bat, ears twitching…
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Dining, SFoodie Celebrate Halloween and Autumn with Pumpkin Gnocchi in West Portal

Celebrate Halloween and Autumn with Pumpkin Gnocchi in West Portal

Fall is in the air, tomato season is over, and orange and black is everywhere. It's definitely time to eat some pumpkin. Which means it's time to venture out to West Portal, a corner of the city known more…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Cops Want to Buy Your Guns

S.F. Cops Want to Buy Your Guns

No, this is not a set up. That's this first thing cops want you to know about this whole gun buyback event they're hosting this weekend at a local golf course.  No questions will be asked, and money will be…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Review: Broken Bells Lift Spirits and Throw Confetti at the Masonic

Live Review: Broken Bells Lift Spirits and Throw Confetti at the Masonic

Broken Bells With Austra October 28, 2014 The Masonic Better Than: watching the Giants get shut out during Game six of the World Series. I found myself early on in the evening slouched upon the hard floor of the newly…
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News, The Snitch Police Use Puking Pumpkin to Warn Drivers About Drinking and Driving on Halloween

Police Use Puking Pumpkin to Warn Drivers About Drinking and Driving on Halloween

We really couldn't think of a better way to illustrate a life-altering hangover than this pumpkin puking out its insides.  Cops are tweeting (and retweeting) images of these adorable, yet totally screwed pumpkins in attempt to convince all of you…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Haunted San Francisco: The Presidio

Haunted San Francisco: The Presidio

There are many haunted spots in San Francisco — Alcatraz, the Curran Theatre, Sutro Baths — but today we're going to focus on one of portion of the City where it seems ghosts just love to congregate: The Presidio.…
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Music, All Shook Down Gene Simmons' Life Advice Is the Fucking Dumbest

Gene Simmons' Life Advice Is the Fucking Dumbest

Are you a woman with a functioning uterus? Do you constantly find yourself asking men for money because of all those damn babies you keep having? Of course you do! Because, really: Can't all women's lives be summed up using…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Daily Holidays: November's Quirky National Observance Days to Celebrate

Daily Holidays: November's Quirky National Observance Days to Celebrate

From mortality to sexy saxophones, there is an obscure holiday to celebrate every day in the United States. In honor of these diverse festive days, SF Weekly has highlighted 10 holidays that warrant public observance because of their odd-ball and/or original…
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Dining, SFoodie The Moosewood Cookbook Marks 40 Years in Print with New Edition

The Moosewood Cookbook Marks 40 Years in Print with New Edition

When something is as familiar – and splatter stained – as the original Moosewood Cookbook, admittedly, it’s hard to look at it with new eyes. But a 40th anniversary edition is out from Ten Speed Press, the same Berkeley outfit…
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News, The Snitch Mark Leno Already Beating Mayor Ed Lee — On Facebook

Mark Leno Already Beating Mayor Ed Lee — On Facebook

The word around town ended up being the printed word this week: A poll shows Sen. Mark Leno edging Mayor Ed Lee in a head-to-head matchup, Leno knows this, other people know this, and Leno is entertaining the offers of…
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News, The Snitch Could A Judge In Sacramento Undo Feds' War on Marijuana?

Could A Judge In Sacramento Undo Feds' War on Marijuana?

When democracy fails, turn to the courtroom. Wingnuts love to decry "activist judges" making progress from the bench, but let's look at the scorecard: In the courtroom, gay marriage bans can be overturned, as can race-based segregation. The same might…
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News, The Snitch World Series: Game 7 Beckons

World Series: Game 7 Beckons

The Germans, who won some and lost some, put it best: All skill is in vain when an angel pees in the touchhole of your musket. There are some days when it would have been better to never have gotten out…
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