Ma'velous, that glimmering trove of coffees and gorgeous gizmos by Civic Center, is bringing in an extra special bounty to its already very special menu. But if you blink, you'll miss it. The goods? Granja La Esperanza Geisha, a lot of a rare and celebrated varietal roasted by Caitlin McCarthy-Garci ... More >>
Is it just us, or does state politics have an unseemly apocalyptic tone these days? First we had "demon sheep" -- twice -- then "apostles of darkness." Now Republican gubernatorial candidate Douglas Hughes, an erstwhile unknown, has come forward with what just might be the wackiest millenarian ca ... More >>
Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshOur favorite morsel from the blogs. Kegwalk: Just in time for a Friday when baseball's back, and chances are, if you walked along Townsend Street's scraggly dirt-margin of bushes and withered condoms earlier today, you'd find a homeless guy blissfully pissing in the ... More >>
Joe EskenaziWave back at the nice man cleaning detritus from the antebellum era out of the city's sewers...Posit the question "How do they clean the sewers in San Francisco" and you'll be surprised. Unless, of course, your answer was "They roll out a device resembling a Victorian-era laboratory c ... More >>
Tour the city's breweries and brewpubs this summer.
Brendan Fraser falls into a deep, deep hole at the Center of the Earth.
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.
Repertory Film Listings
Despite its creator's pedigree, Steamboy is mostly hot air
The enduring charm of the Life Size Game of Mouse Trap and Circus Contraption
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
For the 2004 summer season, Hollywood sticks with what it knows
Kelley Stoltz's Antique Glow shines with a voice both familiar and unique
The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.
The City of Lost Children is a dark paradise of visual wonders -- but not much else
Brando inhabits a man hellbent on his own destruction in Last Tango in Paris