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    October 11, 2013

    Peninsula Dining Update: Burlingame's Futuristic New Ice Creamery, More Ramen for San Mateo

    A visit to the local ice cream shop now has some added drama thanks to Cryo Cream, an ice cream shop that freezes its creations in seconds thanks to liquid nitrogen. Customers choose from the brief list of flavors and watch as the sweet liquid turns semi-solid front of their eyes. Flavors change oft ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    How Music Draws Us Out of Ourselves

    This week, I'm your far-flung correspondent, reporting from the island of 3:58 am. I'm indulging in a favorite bad habit, one I've stumbled in and out of most my adult life. A little before midnight, I crawled into bed and started listening to Patti Smith's Horses. Four hours and three Patti Smith a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Local Frequency: As A People

    ‚ÄčIf variety is your thing then As A People may be what you're looking for. Songs on the band's 2008 release Carpet Bomb Ballet vary drastically from post-rock, to metal, and punk. While so many genres in one place would usually come across as scatterbrained, the album is held together by singer A ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009
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    December 29, 2008

    Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums Of 2008

    By Dan Leroy A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they were to have this Big Shared Experience--these seven books and 41,000 words in common. What does Harry Potter have to do with hip-hop in 2008? In an age when many year-end ... More >>

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    January 16, 2008
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    January 28, 2004

    Go, Gabriel, Go

    Spending time at the Illbilly Rhodehouse, where, if you're lucky, you'll find an archangel who really knows how to play

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