And Divinity Tree, and Green Door Sacramento, and maybe MedithriveLombard Street is in the city's oft-posh Marina District, but that stretch of US-101 that leads from the Golden Gate Bridge down through Van Ness Avenue includes seedy motels as well as high-end boutiques. It might have also contai ... More >>
Big business?An Arcata woman is suing national reproductive-medicine groups, alleging that they and their member fertility clinics have engaged in a price-fixing scheme to underpay female donors for their eggs.In her lawsuit, filed this week in San Francisco's federal courthouse, plaintiff Justin ... More >>
David D./YelpSubway franchise on Main at Howard in SOMA.Our favorite morsels from the Web. Thanks to SFoodie's blog sib Noah Galuten of LA Weekly's Squid Ink for directing our browser to USA TODAY, which today records a backlash against efforts by a craggy, scenic town in Utah to keep chain ... More >>
If you've never heard of Humboldt County's Kinetic Grand Championship, this is basically what you need to know: it's Bay to Breakers on steroids, and acid, and maybe a Quaalude or seven. Formerly known as the Kinetic Sculpture Race, the event wheels through Northern California every Memorial Day ... More >>
Where are the beer refrigerators?Following Sunday's passage of a historic health care bill letting brakeless track-bike riders stay on their parents' health insurance until age 26, America's hipster lobby now turns to legislative battles in areas such as immigration, climate change, financial reg ... More >>
dead prezGenerally, when ASD receives a press release boasting about a show with "arguably the strongest lineup of socially-aware, hardcore hip-hop talent in recent memory," we just shrug it off as pure hyperbole (and yes, to paraphrase Harry Allen, we normally don't believe the hyperbole). But holy ... More >>
Wednesday, August 16, 2006
The Mission Creek Music & Arts Festival offers tasty treats from the underground
Poetry and its friends
A trip to the Mojave and the Amargosa Opera House, where Marta Becket has acted out a dream for 35 years
Why would a former S.F. stockbroker travel to war-torn countries and refugee camps just to make people laugh?
The trials and satisfaction of falconry in 21st-century America
With beat-up instruments and a homespun philosophy, Six Organs of Admittance creates a psychedelic buzz
Environmentalists have all but won their fight to save the Headwaters Forest. Somehow, that's not enough to bring Julia Hill down from her treetop perch.
In The Probe, Aaron Muentz writes about sex, booze, and rock 'n' roll -- in that order