Turns out Mayor Ed Lee isn't exactly a ladies' man after all.
The mustachioed mayor is getting flack from women workers who claim he's stiffing them on pay. The women are upset over the Mayor's proposal to cut wages to 16 city jobs that are primarily held by females; they want to know how a libera ... More >>
Jetsetting Chef Adam Dulye of Abbot's Cellar and Monk's Kettle recently had the honor of traveling to the Dogfish Head brewery to create a special beer in honor of James Beard (of the legendary James Beard Foundation Awards). Before we go any further, let's be clear -- the James Beard Awards are no ... More >>
We've all been there -- we need a ride home from a late night of pub crawling and we don't want to throw up on Muni. So we call that lucky friend with a car to hitch a ride home.
Now, our friend never quarrels with us and lets us hog the phone charger in the car. And their vehicle has a pink mustac ... More >>
Alison PebworthFreshly sculpted facial hair at the YBCA eventWhere: Comstock Saloon, 155 Columbus (at Kearny), 617-0071
When: Mon., August 15, 7 p.m. contestant registration, competition at 8 p.m.
Cost: $5 Boothby cocktails, sidecars, and tastes of St. George Single Malt Whiskey
The rundow ... More >>
What could Rose Pak possibly do with 20,000 mustaches?Perhaps one of the most memorable moments of the Run, Ed, Run campaign was back in June when Chinatown power broker Rose Pak ran out and purchased 20,000 stick-on mustaches, like the one Ed Lee wears, to pass out at the Giants game where the m ... More >>
Do the Vitamin Water people think this is going to help move the product? For San Francisco sports fans, the news that Carlos Beltran may soon be heading to town was tempered somewhat by the fact he could conceivably be rooming with Alex Smith. For parts of six maddening years, Smith has been the ... More >>
Is Ed Lee a whisker away from making history? First Mayor With Facial Hair Since 1944? When Mayor Gavin Newsom suggested his successor during the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, he borrowed one of the team's catchphrases: "Fear the beard." Tightly wound progressives at the time thought ... More >>
Eat your heart out, mustachioed local bartendersIf you're taking a pre-happy hour totter through the Mission this evening after work, you should probably stop in to visit darling indie-esoterica purveyors Aquarius Records and catch a free in-store set from Lichens, the otherworldly drone project ... More >>
Setting SunQuitzow Battlehooch Setting Sun August 3, 2010@ Rickshaw Stop Better than: A musical adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream set in outer space. Let it not be said that Crispin McCabe of SFitall books a show unimaginatively. It can't be easy to place loca ... More >>
Not the winner
Rich in cultural, technological and pharmaceutical history, the Bay Area is now justly famous for facial hair. A man from Concord -- that's in the East Bay, kids -- won first prize in the country's first-ever National Beard and Moustache Championships.
Jack Passion in recent years; his beard has grown bigger, though no redderJack Passion is, quite simply, the John C. Holmes of beards. The Walnut Creek native's facial hair resembles a rhododendron bush. He's the only person we know who could smuggle a bottle of champagne into a ballpark in his b ... More >>
Mustache BashRickshaw StopDecember 17, 2009Better Than: New York mustaches. (And NY mustache rides, for that matter)In the world of mustaches, there are wanna-bees, there are growers, and then there are serious competitors. The latter group wound up at the Rickshaw Stop last night, as 21 of San F ... More >>
The 2009 'Stache Bash @ Rickshaw Stop
Not everyone can grow a mustache in four weeks. Some people can grow only a gentle patch of downy meadow grass or a few sprouted outposts lashed to an otherwise barren upper lip. Surely, these people are real men, and when they take the stage at Rickshaw Sto ... More >>
Too brilliant to last?Last season, the University of San Francisco's rugby squad lost every game it played -- including a drubbing by a San Jose State team that hadn't won a game in five years. But USF looked great. How's that? While the "Defenders of the Faith" weren't the most adept rugby ... More >>
That's not drawn onVital Statistics: Jaye, 27, studentSpotted at: A BBQTattoo(s): A 'stache on her finger for when she is feeling like having facial hair.Why/When: So I went on my first "friend-date" with my friend Jill. And we met this girl at the Latin American Club who had all these little hea ... More >>
What would you do if you hamster was terminally ill? Well, if you were my friend's parents in middle school, you'd put it in a shoe box with a hole the size of a exhaust pipe cut in it. But if your Richard, the mustachioed main character of the new movie, Etienne! The Hamster Movie, you'd put your d ... More >>