Here's some more hard-to-believe news from the week: Federal ocean scientists have reportedly located the wreckage of a steamboat that sank in the San Francisco Bay more than 125 years ago -- a tragedy that killed 16 people. We first read the incredible news on CBS this morning, which says three-d ... More >>
Amazing scenes were witnessed today when it was revealed the elusive wreckage of the City of Chester has been located 216 feet beneath the waves, not far from the Golden Gate Bridge. That ship's 1888 sinking killed 16 people; it was the second-worst disaster recorded on the waters of San F ... More >>
We settled into a table near the main pole-dance area and continued to be ignored by the entire establishment, which was just fine by me, because I couldn't help but stare. I suppose I should describe the joint, but you can probably conjure up an exact replica of the place: Las Vegas-style gaudy ... More >>
By Meredith Brody I love eating out with the kiddies. I have six godchildren, aged between early 20s and three, and I must admit I have a weakness for the one who is the best eater. At the age of 9, Chester was so appreciative of a multi-course tasting menu we were enjoying at Redwood Park, George ... More >>
Local officials are resisting a federal takeover of the Housing Authority. They should stop.
Our critics weigh in on local theater
A collection of short plays about every single leader of the U.S., some sharp, some not
Getting to the bottom of the Owl Tree and its grumpy old owner
Curious George, of Aqua and Fifth Floor, opens his quirky new jewel box
Nobody does nostalgic melodrama like Guy Maddin
Dreamily enveloped in a fragrant cloud of cumin and orange-flower water at Baraka
Dinner at Acme Chophouse followed by a swell game in the world's most beautiful baseball stadium -- score!
Our critic falls in love with a local guidebook
Is it the real Cuban soup or merely the Nuevo Latino? Who cares, if it's good!
Dinners we wish we'd eaten, and some we wish we hadn't
Experiences unparalleled: feasting on grilled meat at Restaurant LuLu
Week of February 26, 2003
Fine German fare sandwiched between two viewings of the fine German photographs of August Sander
Mourning the passing of Gordon's, but encouraged by its sister restaurant, Verbena
Unexpectedly underwhelmed at Roxanne's
Chet Helms and his Avalon Ballroom were the heart and soul of the Summer of Love. Thirty years of stupid business moves later, love is all that's left.