Desperate times call for desperate measures, and in San Francisco, home of the gaming nerds, that translates into money.
A new study reveals that San Francisco single men are going to great lengths to get a date this Valentine's Day, saying they would shell out more than $130 for someone to love t ... More >>
Just in time for Christmas, a new study revealed San Francisco is the 9th most sinful city in the nation, with some 48 percent confessing to committing one of the seven deadly sins -- lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, pride, greed, sloth -- at least five times a week.
And just guess what we're most gui ... More >>
In the interest of protecting you from rampant perverts and other abusers online, a group of online dating sites has agreed to new rules that includes screening for sexual predators who might be using their sites to find new victims. The companies, Match.com. eHarmony, and Spark Networks, which i ... More >>
A second woman who claims to have dated Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in 2008 says he physically abused her while they were in a relationship, according to police records obtained by SF Weekly. The woman filed a police report yesterday afternoon at the Northern District station, where she told police th ... More >>
Cupid comes to SFMany San Franciscans are already familiar with OK Cupid, the free dating website. OKC has all the hallmarks of online dating -- creepy, unsolicited messages from suitors in different time zones; photos of people hiking; the occasional, improbable success story -- and a few that a ... More >>
Now doublesSan Francisco is a tech-savvy town with a lot of unhappy single people. In addition to boosting the consumption of online pornography, this confluence of factors has another result: A lot of twenty- and thirtysomethings have tried Internet dating at some point.Outcomes in the online qu ... More >>
Not always the right matchI was all set to make fun of Match.com's decision to start screening out current and prospective members who have
been convicted of sex offenses. I opened up about 15 browser tabs, mainly pages
arguing against the idea. Before I was halfway through them, however, ... More >>
"Nice to meet you. Wanna do it?"Surprise! Metallica and Nirvana fans are more likely to have sex on a first date, while those who like Coldplay and Adele are the least likely to go all the way.Those are the findings of a not-entirely-scientific survey by online dating site Tastebuds, which matche ... More >>
Carina OstGrub's mac and cheese with add-ins, Cold Stone Creamery style.When my date last week told me he had been craving mac and cheese, I suggested we make a reservation to check out Grub's mac and cheese bar. The idea is brilliant: The basic order is made with white cheddar, sharp cheddar, an ... More >>
In this week's issue: Bouncer columnist Katy St. Clair ponders the life of an explorer while waiting for her hot date with a stranger. "I was sitting at Specs' Cafe in North Beach, waiting for my blind date to arrive, and thinking about Christopher Columbus. One thing I've learned about explorers ... More >>