This weekend was a great weekend to geek out. Whether you wanted to dress like a superhero or go to a nerdy picnic in Golden Gate Park, opportunities abounded to just let your inner-dork hang out.Hanna QuevedoHeroes and villains in all sorts of outrageous costumes took over the waterfront this we ... More >>
Alexia TsotsisThis ended about as well as it could for the San Francisco Police Department on TuesdayIn Sergeant Carl T's world, there are three kinds of jumpers: The ones who are going to do it no matter what, the ones who are despondent and you just need to start talking to them, and ... the ot ... More >>
Alexia TsotsisAn apparently suicidal man has ascended the Lefty O'Doul Bridge next to AT&T Park and is purportedly threatening to take his own life. While the bridge is only a few yards over Mission Creek, the man is "not threatening to jump into the water," according to San Francisco Police ... More >>
Alexia TsotsisWe ran over to Bottom Of The Hill on Saturday night following a tweet by all-around good music fan and Twitter User Experience designer Mark Trammell. And while we missed The New Slave and The Hood Internet, we managed to catch experimental anticon act Tobacco. Between usi ... More >>
Finally, San Francisco weather, you did something right. Sunshine all weekend and then on Monday you bring the rain. We appreciate that there's a drought going on, so we're down with the wetness, but if you could keep up this trend, we'd appreciate. There was a lot of stuff going on this weekend, so ... More >>
Shannon CottrellMaya Baratz and Alexia Tsotsis at The DriskillThere comes a time during every party hopping night when you want to stop hopping, but keep your juices flowing along with the champagne and wine. The unofficial designated venue for this practice last night was Austin's historic hotel ... More >>
Last week it was revealed that Thomas "Epic Beard Man" Bruso, the victor in the viral video of an AC Transit brawl, had last year gained fleeting Internet fame by getting himself Tased at an Oakland A's game. Of course, with a little simple Web sleuthing, it turns out that public transit fisticuffs ... More >>
A strident foe of same-sex marriage has sicced its lawyer on Twitter, claiming its tweets and those of its ideological allies have been blocked from showing up on the San Francisco-based Web site's search function. The Alliance Defense Fund -- whose attorneys are co-counsels in the ongoing ... More >>
Alexia TsotsisPug, stroller, Safeway -- it's the triple crown You know you're witnessing a particularly San Franciscan moment when you observe a woman wheel a pug in a baby carriage into a supermarket. All you're lacking is the earthquake. Wait! We had that! In any event, Leo the pug isn't idle - ... More >>
Yes, San Francisco's politics suffers from bouts of dysfunction. But let's face it: The exploits of the boys and girls at City Hall can't hold a candle to the high drama on display in MTV's new blockbuster reality series, Jersey Shore. The show features an eight-count of self-styled "guidos" and "gu ... More >>
Bombs away!Chris Daly drops the F-bomb at supes meeting. [City Insider]And speaking of supes, no more Yom Kippur break for the Board. [Sweet Melissa]Bloggers get their groove on at the SF Appeal Holiday Party. (Check out video of SF Weekly Web Editor Alexia Tsotsis busting a move) [SF Appeal]Love ... More >>
There's a slight chill in the air and that lovely smell of Northern California winters is upon us. And you know what that means -- the city's broke. Again.
Mayor Gavin Newsom is a restaurant man, so he's familiar with eateries' tradition of framing their first dollars. Perhaps San Francisco can fra ... More >>
We noted earlier today that, because the city is having cash-flow problems of the sort experienced by meth addicts with seven girlfriends, creative methods of earning additional revenue may become a necessity. Fortunately, this is a creative place, governed by creative people. Take Chris Daly. With ... More >>
While the rest of the country attended more run of the mill night clubs and house parties, S.F. did what it does best this weekend, taking a walk on the weird side.
Between the Insane Clown Posse and punk legend Diamond Dave's birthday party on Friday to a "Hat Flash Mob" in Union Square and Dead P ... More >>