Kraftwerk have been a lot of different things to a lot of different listeners. To the '70s American mainstream, the Düsseldorf electronic music pioneers were a novelty group responsible for the unlikely Beach Boys-meets-"Tubular Bells" hit "Autobahn." To David Bowie around the same time, they were ... More >>
Remember Elastica? It was a '90s Britpop band that lacked some of the arrogance of Blur and, uh, well, all of the arrogance of Oasis, and maybe its tunes didn't quite have the working-class angst and hyperliterate despair of Pulp. But Elastica wrote some great, memorable songs and got lots of attent ... More >>
Experts say ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal justice system. Former USC lineman Chris Brymer is exhibit A.
Brian YaegerSocial Kitchen's brewmaster Rich Higgins is aiming for supple, food-friendly beers.After seemingly eons of anticipation, Social Kitchen & Brewery commences its conviviality next Tuesday, April 20 to coincide with the SF Brewers Guild's monthly Meet the Brewers event. The city's si ... More >>
Seven more Walgreens -- and their wonderful billboards -- are headed for S.F.The ubiquitous San Francisco corner Walgreens store is about to grow even more so: The drugstore chain, only slightly less prevalent in the city than chinese restaurants or sand, has entered into a deal to purchase seven Ri ... More >>
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