We don't buy drugs off the street (anymore). But if we did, or if someone asked us where to score some sweet illicit narcotics, we suppose we might try the Haight Ashbury. If there's one thing a pack of young and dirty "travelers" have, it's hungry dogs -- as well as some molly or some nugs or somet ... More >>
They say the best journalism produces outrage, not awareness. Medical cannabis and marijuana legalization advocates are sometimes easily annoyed, but last week's Bay Citizen report of an uptick in undercover marijuana buy-busts in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood had them apoplectic. There's a r ... More >>
hober/FlickrSFoodie hates the term "gastropub." Hates it. But this city has more and more restaurants that technically qualify. Some are brewpubs where you can eat something more substantial than potato skins and greasy burgers. Some talk up their "beer program" (SFoodie sees that phrase and ... More >>
In 2003, Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez came tantalizingly close to knocking off Gavin Newsom in the mayor's race. It was the political equivalent of Chuck Wepner taking Ali to the final round. The campaign was the crowning moment for the Green Party, nationwide. To restate Hunter S. Thompson's ... More >>
34th Annual Haight-Ashbury Street Fair Where: Haight between Ashbury and Masonic When: Sun., June 12, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Cost: Free The rundown: The historic Haight-Ashbury district, site of the Summer of Love more than 40 years ago, hosts a giant celebration every year on the second Sunda ... More >>
Includes how to cook for Haight Ashbury sidewalk dwellers...Where is the love? Cookbook suggests proposed sit-lie law could destroy local dating sceneSan Francisco has long suffered notoriety as a place where it's difficult to get a date despite the existence of flocks of young single people. Wom ... More >>
The PridsOh you lucky Bay Area dweller. There is a glut of good, cheap shows this weekend - with bands playing light and jangly pop, crunchy psychedelic noise, and nearly everything in between. Get out of your bar-closest-to-home funk and explore all the great local venues you don't patronize eno ... More >>
It's tough to be a single woman on Feb. 14, so we've compiled a list of Valentine's dating ads from Craigslist that may appeal to you. If you don't have eyes like Superman, you can always click on the images for larger versions. The first one we've got for you happens to be from Minneapolis, but bas ... More >>
Hippie fashion sense lives on
The 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love could be ruined by bad vibes. And public urination.
Johnny Z and the Camaros at the Gold Dust Lounge
Oakley Hall's very American jams
Behold - the forgotten history of the Beau Brummels, the true originators of the San Francisco sound of the '60s
Peace and wow will get you an image to sell to tourists, but not fed
Ghosts love Haight
The Park Chalet is like a filmmaker's fantasy of S.F. come to life
We're once again a great bastion of boogie for the S.F. Jazz Festival
"The Summer of Love is dead. You dig? Got any change?"
Different strokes for different folks this weekend
Day of the Haight Street Fair
Let's make some serious money off all the hippies who come downtown to protest Bush's war
Week of January 8, 2003
Touring the glamorous homes of the opponents of Prop. R, which would allow thousands of renters per year to buy their own apartments
Disco Roller Skaters
The coolest f---in' bars in the entire f---in' Haight. No f---in', um, shit.
Pulling the Plug on Electric Cars; Hypocrisy, Pro and Con; God, More Letters
Letters from March 21, 2001
Letters from December 27, 2000
A City With a Serious Wait Problem; The Case for Printing Less-Controversial Stories
Trend of an Era
A conversation with the Seattle scene's chroniclers
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent in drug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users.
Neighborhood groups in the Haight are going head to head with smoke shops to clean up their act