That hiatus you've been taking from mass transit ever since you saw the BART sex video has come to an end: The Bay Bridge closes tonight for five days, and you're now stuck with mass transit -- and all the insanity that comes with it. Hopefully, you remembered that before crossing the Bay Bridge th ... More >>
Earlier this week, we gave you a simple guide on how to get around by BART while the Bay Bridge is closed. But if you were hoping to continue disengaging from all that public transit drama -- naked acrobats, seat sex, shootings, stabbings, peeing drunks -- for a ride with some much-needed fresh air, ... More >>
October 19th is National Seafood Bisque Day, so we have come up with 5 places for you to get your crustacean on. Bisque is a thick, creamy soup of French origin and is typically made from lobster, crab, shrimp, and crayfish. The term "bisque" is also sometimes used to refer to creamy soups made from ... More >>
Robin C./YelpThe place: McCormick & Kuleto's, 900 Northpoint St. (at Larkin, in Ghirardelli Square), 929-1730, www.mccormickandkuletos.com. The hours: 3-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The deals: Hefty snacks for $2-$5 apiece; $6.50-$7 cocktails. The digs: The view's stupendous from the cocktail lou ... More >>
How I miss old Jane...Jared Blumenfeld, San Francisco's former boss of both the Department of the Environment and Rec and Parks Department, was appointed in January as EPA administrator for Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Islands. Also during the past year, he donated Jane, h ... More >>
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Welcome tourists!In an example of priming the pump that has nothing to do with John Maynard Keynes, a national group of tourism professionals has arranged for hundreds of folks to take a trip to Angel Island on Friday. It's them: The tourism professionals will invade the beleaguered island in dro ... More >>
Angel Island's bad old days...Angel Island -- The Ellis Island of the west, only with lots more overt anti-Asian racism and forced detentions -- will be celebrating a birthday this weekend. The 100th anniversary of the Angel Island Immigration Station will be marked by a star-studded poetry readi ... More >>
This may soon be illegal in State Parks. It's still kosher in National Parks, though -- as are firearms. Smoking in the park? Perish the thought. A smoking gun in the park? Well ... that all depends on the park. Yesterday, the state Assembly passed a bill enacting a broad smoking ban in the sta ... More >>
Joe EskenaziCitizens-to-be take the oathConsidering the years of paperwork, legal wrangling, and leaping through hoops many of the would-be American citizens sitting this morning in San Francisco's Herbst Theater had suffered through, the government's last obstacle was hardly a chore: Two hours o ... More >>
This will unavoidable this Halloween.Spooky Muni! [Muni Diaries]Trick or Treat! Who wants to live in a candy factory? [Curbed]Absolutely ridiculous photo collection of pets in costume. [SF Gate]Need a last minute costume idea? Go as the entire city of San Francisco. [The Tens]Snarf, Kris Kringle. ... More >>
Tradewinds Sailing Club
Twelve sports films in two days
Buy Goodies for a Good Cause
Boats brighten the bay
They'd like to teach the world to boat
One energy executive claims a tidal system that meets the city's electric needs could be built in over 20 years, at a cost of $1.5 billion
S.F.'s own Gay Games
This isn't Skinny & Sweet!
Inventing Asian theater
Take an aviary amble
A Point Reyes fun run
When people learn that Pedro Ordenes, 55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering Strait.
Bulletproof Boat Party
This year's superb S.F. International Asian American Film Festival focuses on homegrown, U.S. films
Aquatic Park, long mismanaged by a jumble of self-interested entities, needs public-spirited refurbishment
Facing East Dance & Music's new piece
"made in usa: Angel Island Shhh"
Flags tell the stories of Chinese paper sons and daughters
They're young! They're rich! They'll drink anything!
How Tokyo Rose, "Machine Gun" Kelly, and Amelia Earhart are endangered by money-saving moves at the National Archives in San Bruno
"Traffic," Bar Pilot Donald Hughes barks. "I need some help." The tanker Mundogas Europe has just lost her steering beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, and if the anhydrous ammonia she's carrying hits the water a toxic cloud could cloak San Francisco. A di