In September, we told you about the construction worker who dug up an Ice Age tooth from the Central Subway construction site, delivering much awe among San Francisco paleontology buffs. Now, the regular person (that'd be you) can go check out this 11,000-year-old beastly molar.According to CBS, the ... More >>
San Francisco construction crews dug up an 11,000-year-old woolly mammoth tooth and possibly a jaw yesterday afternoon, more than 100 feet below the surface where the city's Central Station is to be built. Crane operator Brandon Valasik was excavating at the east end of the Transbay Transit Center s ... More >>
It wasn't Baconalia that broke us. It wasn't even Burger King's bacon sundae. But yesterday we finally reached the end of our patience with this country's bacon obsession, when we learned that a disgusting-sounding bacon-flavored coffee took home top honors and $10,000 at a Seattle's Best Coffee-spo ... More >>
Never mind the fact that none of us San Franciscans can afford to pay rent, the presidential candidates seem to think we've got money to spare. Just a short month after making a cameo in San Francisco, First Lady Michelle Obama is planning another trip to tour fair city, and not for the scenic be ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
With an hour-and-half average wait time (on a Tuesday!) at the original Burma Superstar on Clement, we can't say we're surprised the owners are looking to open their fourth (second in the City) location. ... More >>
Books Heart BoozeIf you've ever heard the representative of Friends of the San Francisco Public Library drone on during Board of Supes' meetings until he's gonged off the public comment podium, you'll know that then knocking back a hard one couldn't hurt. You can even help the bookish boozing alo ... More >>
After having Jens Lekman's subtly gorgeous show at California Academy of Sciences nearly ruined last night by loudly chattering drunks, we think it's perhaps time to lay down some reasonable guidelines for talking during shows. No pop music show, no matter how quiet, is like the symphony, whe ... More >>
Stian RasmussenBest Coast at Cal Academy last night.
August 11, 2011
California Academy of the Sciences / Outside Lands night show
Better than: Being the tortoise that Claude the albino alligator uses as a stepping stone.
It's always hard ... More >>
Janky Barge DJ Collective Knows How to Have a Good Time.Cheese Lover's Nightlife
Where: California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse (at Martin Luther King Jr., in Golden Gate Park), 379-8000
When: Thurs., May 26, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $12 ($10 for members)
The rundown: The California Ac ... More >>
That's the basic idea...Is it a sign of the decline and fall of western civilization or, rather, a wonderful thing that one of the Bay Area's highest-rated Christmas TV programs is simply footage of a log burning -- for hours? By now you know: The answer is "yes." The "holiday log" once aga ... More >>
Parks hold other wonders besides waterfowlThe California Academy of Sciences has just launched a new app that serves as a guide to Golden Gate Park, according to richmondsfblog.com. The app offers a few different functions, including a "field guide" to the park's flora and fauna; a map; an "adven ... More >>
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Dawn 2010 party at the California Academy of Sciences
Better than: Staring at the albino alligator...
... although that wasn't an immediate consensus among the swank crowd at Saturday's Dawn 2010 party. Held in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Shavuo ... More >>
Marianne WilliamsFool's GoldSan Francisco has a knack for seamlessly blending the sacred with the hip -- just look at Grace Cathedral's monthly EpiscoDisco event -- and that's definitely the case with Saturday's Dawn 2010. Presented by Reboot and Tablet Magazine in celebration of Shavuot -- ... More >>
NightLife's Noise Pop Pre-Party
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010
NightLife at California Academy of Sciences
Better than: Sitting in science class.
It's a shame that so many locals have yet to experience the city's best bar: NightLife at the Academy of Sciences. Like watching Planet Earth, and Cosmos b ... More >>
From now through the end of SF Beer Week, we're providing daily quarterbacking for the frothiest events. Skol, dudes.
Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshWe're over the Beer Week hump ― time to let the real gluttony begin. Behold the prix-fixe beer dinner: Thursday has eight on the schedule, ... More >>
The illicit love of Howard and SafaraLast night at the California Academy of Sciences, a group of spectators gathered around the African penguin exhibit squealed and cooed as twenty blackfoot penguins bopped around their rocky enclosure like so many wind-up toys. These parti ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.
Flayed: At Chez Pim, ambivalence about the lineup at tomorrow's Great American Food and Music Fest (a mashup of Food Network stars and actual chefs) bubbled over into a sticky brown goo. Pim? Totally stoked -- she called it the place to be this S ... More >>