Aaron Peskin was one of the 10 labor activists arrested during Tuesday's Giants game at AT&T Park in what the former Board of Supervisors President is calling the "first time anyone took over a garlic fry stand at a Major League ballpark." The sit-in was part of Unite Here Local ... More >>
If you're in the Financial District and looking for a cheap way to support your early morning caffeine craving or need for a mid-afternoon metabolic boost, consider venturing to the Hilton. That's right: The heiress-spawning luxury hotel chain has opened the Coffee Shack, a coffee truck on its front ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
devonapple/FlickrScoma's is the concierges' number-one choice for Wharf dining.SF Weekly aims to be more of an insider's newspaper than a national guide to all things San Francisco, so I don't get to Fisherman's Wharf often. Locals don't dine there as often as they did in the 1960s and 1970 ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column: No one seems to be watching The World According to Paris, so I have had to take up the slack on my lonesome. The premise of the most recent reality show based on the life of heiress Paris Hilton is her day-to-day existence in Los Angeles. She has to keep rein ... More >>
Hey, I didn't ask for that. People just don't want to have to pay for newspapers these days. Americans are cancelling their subscriptions in droves. Everyone is still groaning about the New York Times website's pay wall. And now, people are suing Hilton Hotels for allegedly charging 75 cents for ... More >>
Anyone who has been reading this column for a while knows that when I want to get away from it all and pretend that I am on vacation, I head for a hotel bar. This week I picked the Hilton in Chinatown, on Kearny. It bills itself as the "Financial District Hilton," but it's not as grand as some. I ... More >>
Yes, there has been lethal airport terrorism in San Francisco -- back when this ad wasn't nostalgicThursday's all-day hijack threat at San Francisco Airport, if nothing else, illustrated how little it takes to disrupt the nation's transportation system. You don't need guns. You don't need bombs. ... More >>
Where: Urban Tavern Hilton San Francisco, 333 O'Farrell (at Mason), 923-4400 When: Fri., Dec. 25 Time: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. The Deal: Urban Tavern's regular á la carte menu will be on offer, in addition to a three-course holiday prix fixe: prime rib with roasted potatoes and popovers, or honey- ... More >>
Chelsea HandlerGLAAD Media Awards May 9, 2009 The Hilton Review and sketches by Evan James Better than: All six volumes of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. So much great writing has been done about gay media awards shows--The Sound and the Fury, Moby Dick, Little Women. ... More >>
On Sunday, 10 blocks of Howard Street were blocked off for the 10th Annual How Weird Street Faire - and all the beautiful colorful people came out to play (the more thoughtful ones brought their mothers). See Hanna Quevedo's photo set.Saturday evening brought SF Weekly's Photobooth duo of Jen and Mi ... More >>
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A man who pursued illegal immigrants for deportation found himself handcuffed by the feds and accused of impersonating a federal agent
Suzan-Lori Parks is either crazy or brilliant. Perhaps both.
Teen rebels rule in Larry Clark's Wassup Rockers
The Rev. Moon has opened an unexpected front in his struggle to win a broader audience for his messianic pretensions: African-American churches and their preachers
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S.F. hits the big time?
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The good news: A major studio turned his book into a movie. The bad news: Hardly anyone will ever see it.
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Twelve convicted drug dealers and other major felons have recently been employed by the San Francisco Housing Authority. But are there even more criminals on the public payroll?
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