While Mayor Ed Lee is asking everyone to not indulge themselves in hard alcohol this weekend, he'll be at a bar himself, cutting the ribbon for one of the city's most famous watering holes: The Gold Dust Lounge. That's right, the long-awaited moment to imbibe at the eccentric bar has arrived. Aft ... More >>
Well no, actually -- a Metallica-Vans partnership doesn't seem all that "inevitable" to us, despite this statement from both parties today chirping that "many a skate trick is landed with Vans shoes on the feet and a Metallica tune in one's head." Maybe that was true in, like, 1992. Maybe the Vans f ... More >>
It's official, the Gold Dust Lounge will no longer be shaking up cocktails and entertaining patrons from the comfort of its Union Square digs after tonight. According to Lee Houskeeper, spokesman for the bar, the Gold Dust Lounge is working out the final details of a new lease for a spot on Fisherma ... More >>
The Dead Milkmen Terry Malts Thursday, May 10, 2012 Slim's Better than: Mall-punk. Some mosh pits are sloppy, some mosh pits are scary, and some mosh pits are absolutely freaking gleeful. The one that broke out at Slim's last night, as the Dead Milkmen ripped into crowd favorite "Tiny Town" in the ... More >>
Listen to this while high: The Dead Milkmen's The King in Yellow. Behind the buzz: Eighties college-rock jokers you either got or you didn't, The Dead Milkmen are back with three original members and a snootful of the same old eff-yew. They weren't the first punks to goose risibilities (Sam t ... More >>
Jim Jones wants those fucking transistors out of his amplifier. No surprise that SXSW -- a four-day confab of cool kids, corporate sleaze, would-be famous people, and free booze -- leads to some pretty outrageous jaw-flapping. Here, 10 of the most memorable quotes we heard at SXSW this year."I im ... More >>
Tamara PalmerJoe's Cable Car burger.Following up a great local street-food tour in March, we were invited on the second San Francisco installment of Chevrolet's "Best of Tours." This one was dedicated to the pursuit of burgery, a crosstown route curated by Drew Harmon and the lively "burgerventur ... More >>
No sooner were we breathing a collective sigh of relief for the safe return of the iconic sign at Mr. Pickles when we received news that a fork was stolen off the storefront of celebrity chef Tyler Florence's eponymous shop in Mill Valley yesterday. TyFlo's fork in happier times.Florence h ... More >>
Look, to paraphrase Lincoln, honesty is one of the better policies. So, let's be honest. You've got a chicken coop. It may have four wheels (or close to that) and a windshield, and it may even say "Datsun" on the exterior. All we're saying is, it's... & ... More >>
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