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  • News The Snitch

    Now You Can Get Your Own Incredibly Ugly 49ers Sweater

    Here's an outfit that'll go with (or cover up) that gaudy red-and-gold tattoo you got last drunken football season. Only in San Francisco could fashionistas market sweaters in the summertime — and actually make money. Needless to say, it More >>
  • Culture The Exhibitionist

    Sex and the City: Live! Returns With Two New "Episodes"

    Get the cosmos ready, the ladies are back! Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda are coming to San Francisco to share their tales of dating, sex, and city life — but this isn't an HBO production. The beloved NYC gals More >>
  • Culture The Exhibitionist

    Tourism For Locals: Visiting S.F.'s Ruth Asawa's Nickname Namesake Art Piece, The Wikiasawa Fountain

    Many artists at one point or another have claimed San Francisco to be home, but very few have had their names become synonymous with the City's art scene like Goggin, Rivera and Bennett. And this week we bring you More >>
  • News The Snitch

    George Schnakenberg Killed on Skateboard in S.F.

    Medical authorities say it was 38-year-old George Schnakenberg III who was killed yesterday morning while riding his motorized skateboard through San Francisco.  Police say Schnakenberg, an Oakland resident, was cruising in the bike lane along the 600 block of Eighth Street More >>
  • News The Snitch

    Confessions of a San Francisco Marijuana Addict

    Among the nurses in the AIDS ward at San Francisco General Hospital during the epidemic's nadir in the denial days of the 1980s, Steve K. stood out. "People always asked me how I stayed so calm, why nothing bothered me," More >>
  • News The Snitch

    Man Shot to Death in SoMa

    An unidentified man was gunned down late last night in the city's SoMa neighborhood — the fourth homicide this week.  Sgt. Danielle Newman says that a witness who heard gunfire flagged down a patrol unit in the area of Sixth More >>
  • Dining SFoodie

    Treasure Island's Hidden Gem: 7 Wineries to Visit This Weekend

    What used to be a manmade Naval base is now the venue for music festivals, flea markets, and local wineries. Home to at least seven of them, Treasure Island seems to be the new best place to be for More >>
  • Culture The Exhibitionist

    We Talk Self-Hatred with Anneli Rufus, Author of Unworthy

    "I'm a total idiot!" How many times have you said something like that when you can't find your keys? Or consider "I'm such a buffoon!" Have you used that one when you accidentally knock over your water at dinner? Or More >>
  • Dining SFoodie

    Pastry Chef Yugit Pura's New Cookbook Trailer Will Make You Want Dessert Immediately 2

    You weren't planning on skipping dessert today, were you? Because you'll be throwing that plan out the window after you feast your eyes on the pastry arts in Yigit Pura's new cookbook trailer. Eater alerts us to this pastry porn, More >>
  • News The Snitch

    James Garner Smoked Marijuana For 50 Years

    Actor James Garner, who died over the weekend, is a model of versatility. Best-known for his turn on "The Rockford Files," we remember him fondly as the man who made a Nazi POW camp seem fun -- and the ideal More >>
  • Culture The Exhibitionist

    We Heart New Public Art at PIER 39

    You can't buy love, but you can buy a heart. That's what the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation found out when they launched their program "Hearts in San Francisco," which displays uniquely painted statues of hearts across the City, More >>
  • Dining SFoodie

    Instacart Now Delivering Bi-Rite Groceries

    I hope my colleagues will forget the squeal of delight I emitted when I read on Inside Scoop this morning that Bi-Rite Market is now delivering groceries. The popular, crowded market is using Instacart as its platform, a Bay Area More >>
  • News The Snitch

    Man Sleeping in Heap of Garbage Dumped Into Recycling Truck

    A 58-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he was inadvertently tossed into a recycling truck early this morning. At about 6:30 a.m., the man was slumbering inside a recycling dumpster when a Recology truck driver dumped the bin More >>
  • Music All Shook Down

    The Nostalgia Machine Takes the Work Out of Reliving the Music of Your Glory Days

    Everyone knows that _____ was the best year for pop music, when they were 16 (or 14 or 18) and when "______" was on the radio and MTV constantly. It's a scientifically proven fact. And now there's a website, where, More >>
  • Culture The Exhibitionist

    Photographing the City's Pigeons in Over 900 Images

    It started with a pigeon's green tail feathers -- Nancie Gee was walking along Mission at 24th Street when she noticed the unusual coloring of a pigeon pecking at the ground. This was followed by a time where she More >>

News from the Print Edition

  • Music Sizzle & Fizzle

    Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

    Sizzle Pangea Futbol Club is a group of local musicians from all over the world. They met on a San Francisco soccer pitch, and formed a band that works across genre lines — mixing Latin, European, and Arabic influences while More >>
  • Music Hear This

    Main Attrakionz: Show Preview

    The sky clearly isn't the limit for Oakland hip-hop duo Main Attrakionz, that seems to thrive in its current residence of outer space. Bursting from the nascent "cloud rap" scene of five years ago — think lo-fi SoundCloud mixtapes and More >>
  • Music Hear This

    Shabazz Palaces: Show Preview

    First, Ishmael Butler rapped as "Butterfly" in Digable Planets, a '90s jazz-rap group produced by King Britt — their 1993 single, "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" won a Grammy. By the end of the 2000s, Butler quietly re-emerged as More >>
  • Music Hear This

    Jon Hopkins: Show Preview

    Immunity, the latest album by East London sound designer Jon Hopkins, opens with the sound of someone unlocking a reverberant space. Whether it's a field recording of Hopkins entering his Hackney home studio or a more figurative entrance, the feeling More >>
  • Music Music

    Daylight: Reflections on Covering Dance Music in S.F.

    So here we are at the end of the party. The people have all gone home, the DJ has played his last record, the balloons are all deflated, and everyone left over is enjoying one of those sweet, illicit, post-4 More >>
  • Music Music

    Yes She Can: At 53, Melissa Etheridge Isn't Taking It Easy

    Melissa Etheridge's career exceeded expectations even before she was a household name. Though she wanted to sign with female-focused indie label Olivia Records, its rejection eventually led her to press on and find a home at Island, the significantly more More >>
  • Culture The Week in Cheap

    The Week in Cheap: Free & Cheap Things to Do In and Around S.F. This Week

    The Lunchbox Project Silly performance art and propaganda join forces for the "The Lunchbox Project" at the Bites Off Broadway food truck event. You'll be asked to choose sides as the evil, landfill-loving plastic bag monsters get in a tug-of-war More >>
  • Culture The Whore Next Door

    Stadium Affair: Polyamory and Professional Sports

    I fell in love with the San Francisco Giants in 2009. I had grown up an Orioles fan, so I already had a proclivity for orange and black-clad underdogs that kept me on the edge of my seat. Being a More >>
  • Culture Kill Your Television

    Veterans of Foreign Game Shows: The Allure of Noel Fielding

    Noel Fielding is deliciously bizarre. He's also hot. This combination makes him the Lord Byron of the absurd. He is one of the two stars of The Mighty Boosh, a British sketch comedy show that involves two weirdos who leave More >>
  • Culture Know Your Street Art

    Untitled: 218 Steiner St. (at Haight)

    The French artist named Miss Van is known for paintings of playful women who reveal their flesh but hide their faces. The Brazilian artist Ciru Schu is known for paintings of curious shapes — resembling amoeba, rough letters, and made-up More >>


  • J-Pop Summit Festival
    Thousands descended onto Post Street through Japantown during the J-Pop Summit Festival from July 19-20. The celebration of Japanese Pop culture and Japanese Heritage attracted residents and visitors from all over the world. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.
  • Ramen Street Festival
    Ramen fans turned out in droves at the annual Japantown J-Pop Festival, which, in part, featured a delicious ramen festival. Photography by Beth LaBerge.

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