The trend of brunch served with a side of music has been cooking in the Bay Area for a few decades now; old club kids might remember Boogie Buffet, a weekly Sunday party in San Francisco held in the mid-Nineties where food was set to a chic beat. Today, like waffles and syrup, it's still a great com ... More >>
Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe brings you the most important, often wondrous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally downright vexing finds each week.
The day Jerry Cimino opened the Beat Museum in North Beach, he put out a sign: The museum w ... More >>
GreenkoziNot fueling civic activism in the real world, apparently...We at The Snitch had best come clean on something to start off: You can count us among those who sometimes wish a meteor would crash directly into Dolores Park on a Saturday afternoon, annihilating at a stroke every fixed-gear bi ... More >>
M. LaddIt was a mix of the sliver-haired and the sliver-tongued.Last night was the 90th birthday party for North Beach institution Tosca Café (242 Columbus at Jack Kerouac Alley). By 6:30 p.m., the bar was crowded with silver-haired neighborhood denizens, journalists, and the local culterati ... More >>
Autumn de WildeJay Farrar (left) and Ben GibbardWe reported earlier that Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Son Volt's Jay Farrar teamed up on the soundtrack to a new Jack Kerouac documentary, One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur. (The movie and the soundtrack come out Oct. 20). Now th ... More >>
When I interviewed Ben Gibbard back in 2007, he'd been holed up in the same cabin where Jack Kerouac wrote his famed book Big Sur. Gibbard was in Big Sur writing material for what would become the next Death Cab For Cutie record, but he was also part of the documentary One Fast Move or I'm Gone: ... More >>
Oh it may have looked like summer yesterday, but tomorrow it's supposed to rain. So those plans of bonfires at the beach may have to wait until the real summer comes along. In the meantime, there's plenty of cheap stuff to do indoors this weekend. Take a look at our top ten.1. Frankenstein L.I.V.S., ... More >>