Valentine's Day might be good for the American economy, but that Hallmark holiday isn't always so great for the environment.
Every Valentine's Day, those tacky balloons that suckers buy as their last-minute cover-your-ass gift wind up in the power lines, and there's nothing erotic about that.
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If you can't be with the someone you love on Valentine's Day, then love the one you are with, as Stephen Stills would sing.
And that'd be San Francisco. Who else do you spend all your money on?
Now, it's time to declare your love for this city, even if you can't afford it. Thankfully, the S.F. Tr ... More >>
You can count on San Francisco to keep things real, and last night the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence didn't just keep it real, they kept it really entertaining.
Was it a coincidence that the sisters had dinner reservations next to the very conservative Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio (AKA "America's ... More >>
If you were planning to pack up your Chick-fil-A coupons and move to Texas -- where the death penalty is considered a Hallmark moment and there is no such thing as state income tax -- you might want to hold your horses. After threatening a Civil War if President Barack Obama won reelection, the bitt ... More >>
Last month we moved readers with the touching story of Maloos, the deeply troubled Iranian cat who was found stuck to the pavement in the streets of Tehran. Maloos was rescued and later flown to San Francisco where he has been treated and loved back to health. Maloos' sad story clearly pulled at ple ... More >>
You already celebrated Valentine's Day early, and now you're feeling jaded. Take one last shot at finding your soulmate at this aphrodisiac-fueled event:
Oyster Extravaganza, Valentine Edition
Where: Magnolia Pub, 1398 Haight St. (at Masonic), (415) 864-PINT
When: Tuesday, February 14th, 11am
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George Lucas finally gets it. Sort of.
The flannel-abusing 67-year-old director recently told The New York Times Magazine, "Why would I make any more [Star Wars movies] when everybody yells at you all the time and tells you what a terrible person you are?" But just when you thought he was taking h ... More >>
Reservations book up quickly for this Hallmark holiday. Even on a Tuesday night, couples will fill every table for two in San Francisco with their gooey cravings for public displays of affection.
Although the holiday is still three weeks away, most restaurants offering specials are already booked. ... More >>
Just... wow.I think we can all agree that Berkeley-based loudmouth Lil B is full of surprises: last week he released a splashy watercolor Hallmark card of an album called Rain In England; this week he's dropping MF Based, a "rare" (how does that work, exactly?) mixtape of half-baked freestyles de ... More >>
Three San Francisco schools are competing for Big Lots Lots! To Give contest for up to $10,000 to make their educational dreams come true. You can view the trio of videos outlining their projects and vote three times a day until July 5. Yet, in a time of massive state cutbacks, two out of the thr ... More >>
Iron MaidenDream Theater@Sleep Train PavilionSunday, June 20, 2010Better than: Any other metal band with 35 years under its belt. Iron Maiden has always fallen into that category of venerable metal or hard-rock outfit that you simply do not miss when they come to town. You don't miss Slaye ... More >>
This weekend's torrential downpour was enough to keep us inside with a bottle of Jim Beam's finest, streaming Hallmark made-for-TV Criterion movies on Netflix. But in spite of the wretched weather, we managed to pull on our on-trend galoshes and slog out into the night.Richard HaickNerds and musi ... More >>
Not the preferred method of transportation on ThursdayIf you don't want to contribute to noxious ground-level ozone pollution that will suffocate (or at least irritate the lungs) of your fellow man, leave your car at home on Thursday.Yeah, yeah, you say you've been dealt enough guilt for driving ... More >>
Click the image for a guided tour of the sewage plant.On Valentine's Day, some folks treat their honeys to breakfast -- or the whole day -- in bed. Others load up on chocolates, truffles, and the finest Hallmark and the Lifetime Channel have to offer. I'm made of far less romantic, stinkier stuff: A ... More >>