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Bay to Breakers

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    June 19, 2013

    Neon N-Judah Video Makes Riding Muni Seem Like Everything It's Not: Beautiful and Relaxing

    The N-Judah train carries the most passengers on a daily basis of any Muni line in the city, shuttling people from the foggy Outside Lands all the way to Giants games along the Embarcadero. On a perfect day, the train zips riders to their destinations across many neighborhoods, but the line is als ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Bay to Breakers Shirts Unloaded at Los Angeles Sports Paraphernalia Website

    Regardless of one's thoughts on open-air drinking, urinating, running, and no-backpack-having, the Bay to Breakers is a San Francisco institution. For more than a century, a malleable ratio of actual runners and drunks have hoofed it from San Francisco Bay to San Francisco's Ocean Beach. So it' ... More >>

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    May 21, 2013

    Beau Rasmussen, East Bay Man, Goes Missing After Bay to Breakers Race

    Friends and family of 27-year-old Beau Rasmussen continued their search this morning for the Emeryville man who disappeared on Sunday after running the Bay to Breakers race. His friends tell KTVU that they suspect he might have gone for a swim at Ocean Beach after the race since they found his clo ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Man Dies After Falling From Roof During Bay to Breakers House Party

    A 28-year-old man died Sunday night after after he reportedly fell from a rooftop while partying with friends at a Bay to Breakers house party. The Medical Examiner's Office would not release the man's name, saying his family has yet to be notified, however NBC News identified the victim as David H ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Don't Miss the Pot de Creme at Marla Bakery Next Sunday

    There's been no shortage of deliciousness coming out of pop-up Marla Bakery, run by former Nopa pastry chef Amy Brown and Joe Wolf formerly of Wise Sons. But one thing that consistently stands out is baking duo's pot de cremes in various flavors. French for literally "pot of creme," it's a rich cust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    City Beer Store Celebrates 7 Years

    Between Bay to Breakers and Maker Faire, there's a lot going on this weekend. For those of you with a child-like sense of whimsy but a distaste for huge crowds, there's a 7-year old's birthday party that we think you'll enjoy. On Saturday, City Beer Store celebrates its 7th Anniversary with the rele ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Here's Your Bay to Breakers Traffic Advice

    It's that time of year again to put on your finest foppery (ass-less chaps, tutus and chicken masks) and swill cheap beer in the streets. All the things that make for a great footrace in San Francisco. For those of you who aren't into costumes, morning imbibing, or running -- period -- well it's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Bay to Breakers Security Measures Announced

    We already told you that backpacks of all shapes and sizes are banned from this weekend's Bay to Breakers footrace after the Boston Marathon bombing incident. So what else can you expect come Sunday? More cops, more bomb-sniffing dogs, and fewer places to stow your forbidden alcoholic beverage. To ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013
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    May 8, 2013
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    April 30, 2013

    Here Are the New Security Measures for Bay to Breakers

    After the Boston Marathon bombing, communities across the nation are rethinking how to deal with events that draw massive crowds, such as San Francisco's Bay to Breakers race scheduled next month. As the Examiner notes this morning, San Francisco police and race organizers are already rolling out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Bay to Breakers: Security Expert Mocks Backpack Ban

    When backpacks are outlawed, only outlaws will have backpacks. That'll be the case at the forthcoming Bay to Breakers. Runners (and onlookers) at the May 19 footrace/seven-mile crosstown bacchanalia may or may not be clothed. But backpacks are verboten. So are any large bags, containers (think: ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Yes, Craigslist Is Sponsoring Bay to Breakers

    It's confirmed that Craigslist, the Bay Area -- and now the world's -- most visited online classifieds, will take over the running of Bay to Breakers. Craigslist announced the exciting news last night, saying they're pumped to be pairing up with another one of San Francisco's places to tap your in ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013
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    January 28, 2013

    Zazzle Bails on Bay to Breakers Race

    If you missed it in the Chron this weekend, Zazzle, the Redwood City-based company that serves as a platform for crappy t-shirts and mugs online, abruptly dumped a city favorite -- Bay to Breakers. It couldn't be worse timing, especially for the city's nudists. Bay to Breakers is now one of the fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    S.F. Asks Federal Court to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Ban on Naked People

    San Francisco's City Attorney is attempting to block public nudists from taking the city to court over its recently passed nudity ban. City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed a motion in federal court, hoping a judge would dismiss the nudists' lawsuit challenging the city's ban on most public nud ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Stephen Martin's Friends Start Social Media Campaign to Help Find His Killers

    Less than a week after 31-year-old Stephen Martin died, his friends launched a full-scale online campaign to help police find the men who killed the Santa Clara consultant after San Francisco's Bay to Breakers run last month. Martin's friends are getting the word out about the Justice for Stephen Ma ... More >>

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    May 30, 2012
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    May 23, 2012

    Police Need Your Help Finding Bay to Breakers Assailant Dressed in 49ers Jersey

    If you were basking in the sun near Sharon Meadows in Golden Gate Park after the Bay to Breakers race Sunday afternoon, police could really use your help. On Sunday, around 4:56 p.m., a 31-year-old man was sucker-punched in the head as he was chilling in the park with friends. Sgt. Michael Andraycha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Bay to Breakers: Most Everyone Behaved, 19 Arrested

    Out of the more than 40,000 who braved the Sunday morning stampede known as Bay to Breakers, fewer than a dozen were arrested on suspicion of having just too much damn fun.According to news reports this morning, police only had to haul 19 people off to jail during the annual footrace, however, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    The Music of Bay to Breakers: Blown-Out Beats, The Hot Mariachis, and Some Dude Passed Out in a Deadmau5 Mask

    Bay to Breakers Sunday, May 20th 2012 The streets of San Francisco The Bay to Breakers race is one of San Francisco's most definitive events, but not necessarily for the show of physical prowess as runners trudge the seven-mile course from the Embarcadero to Great Highway. Rather, hordes of eclecti ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Man in Critical Condition After Being Beaten Near Bay to Breakers Route

    A 30-year-old man is in critical condition this morning after he was sucker-punched in Golden Gate Park Sunday afternoon, just a few blocks from the Bay to Breakers route, police said.Officer Albie Esparza couldn't confirm whether the suspects or the victim had participated in the annual footrace; h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Bay to Breakers Has a New Set of Sobering Rules

    This year's Bay to Breakers will look -- and feel -- a bit different than what you've come to know in year's past. For starters, there will be no floats allowed and no "wheeled objects" permitted -- that includes moms (or dads) with strollers and bicycles.And remember the roving tiki bar in 2005? Or ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012
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    January 12, 2012

    Bay To Breakers Registration Opens Today -- No Booze, No Floats

    ​Hey people, why keep complaining about last year's puritanical Bay to Breakers race when you could sign up for this year's race -- now?Zazzle announced today that registration for the 101st footrace is now open online, costing as much as $89.50. This year's race  -- scheduled for May 20 --&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    SFoodie Has a New Editor: W. Blake Gray

    W. Blake Gray​SFoodie is pleased -- more than pleased, actually -- to announce that we have a new blog editor: W. Blake Gray. If you've been following the local food press, you'll be familiar with his name. Blake has been writing about wine in the Bay Area for more than a decade. He's been a sta ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011
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    May 17, 2011

    Bay to Breakers: Mother Shields Child from Hideous Naked People (Photo)

    ​Like it or not, we are all forced to gaze upon an unseemly quantity of disrobed human flesh at Bay to Breakers each year. If event sponsor Zazzle wanted to institute meaningful reform, it would screen the race's nudist contingent for basic comeliness instead of cracking down on costumed boozers. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Bay to Breakers 2011 Photos: What Sobering Madness

    We didn't know what to expect after event organizers put a blanket ban on alcohol at the annual Bay to Breakers footrace, where costume-clad folks cruise through San Francisco's streets partying and peeing along the way. But by all accounts, participants still had a good time at the 100th anniversar ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    Bay to Breakers 2011 Video: Halfway to the Ocean, Fully Hammered

    While this year's Bay to Breakers may have ostensibly seen a pushback against public intoxication, when we sent a camera to Golden Gate Park on Sunday we found no shortage of those who had already been enjoying themselves. The best thing we can say: we're glad these folks were walking, because we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Win Tickets to See Drop the Lime at SOM Bar This Friday

    Jerome Slesinki​If you like dancing to rockabilly and bass, and want to start off Bay to Breakers this weekend with a twang, enter to win a free pair of passes to see Drop The Lime at SOM this Friday! Categorized as "Cowboy surfin' rockabilly Gotham City bass music," the Brooklyn artist is cu ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011
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    March 24, 2011

    Bay to Breakers Makes Room for Another 5,000 Participants -- Register Now

    Make room, people ... ​If you hadn't jumped on the opportunity to register for the 100th Bay to Breakers footrace/costume party before the window closed, here is your one final chance.After signing a two-year deal with Zazzle to be the title sponsor of the event, representatives with Bay to Breake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Bay to Breakers Treks on Two More Years: Zazzle Agrees to Sponsor Race

    Sponsor this​This year won't be the finish line for the Bay to Breakers footrace after all. The event organizers announced that Zazzle, a Redwood City-based company that serves as a platform for creating new products online, has signed a two-year contract, agreeing to be the title sponsor for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Bay to Breakers Registration 'Historic'

    More people, more urine​Nobody can say for certain whether San Francisco's annual Bay to Breakers race will carry on next year since the organizers have yet to find a title sponsor to take over. And that perhaps could explain the mad rush of people trying to get a spot for the May 15 event. B2B or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Bay to Breakers Could Be Last; Registration 'Unprecedented'

    Will this year be the finish line for B2B?​With still no potential sponsor stepping up to carry on the annual Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco and a sobering ban on alcohol, some are worried the May 15 centennial footrace will be the last. Which is exactly why people are rushing to the regist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Sunday: S.F.'s Most Elaborate Beer Run

    Google MapsNot exactly Bay to Breakers, but then, B2B doesn't fall in the middle of Beer Week.​Much about beer is subjective, like what style/brewery/IBUs/glassware is best, or if a beer should taste great or be less filling. But there are a few universal truths when it comes to beer, includin ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010
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    December 6, 2010

    Bay to Breakers Still Lacks Key Sponsor -- Will It Find One?

    Joseph SchellKGO doesn't get to put its name on this, apparently​Just a few minutes ago, KGO made the major announcement that it's sponsoring this year's Bay to Breakers, the annual footrace/drunken, costumed pilgrimage to the sea. Does that mean the 100th B2B is under way? Not exactly. There's st ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010
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    October 28, 2010

    KKKatie Acquitted Of Being A Hater, Convicted of Being a Punk

    I don't know art...​A San Francisco jury decided KKKatie was just a misunderstood artist after all. KKKatie, or Katherine Dunbar, was acquitted of a hate crime charge for tagging major city buildings with backward swastikas, anarchist circle-A symbols, and her triple K graffiti tag. But apparently ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010
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    August 19, 2010

    Police Overtime So Lax as to Seemingly Invite Abuse, Audit Says

    Plan: we'll roll it all into a ball then take whatever we want​The San Francisco Police Department fails to adequately keep track of $114 million in overtime pay collected by officers, allowed cops to take home more overtime pay than permitted by department policy, and even overpaid officers' unif ... More >>

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