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Labor Day

  • News

    March 19, 2014
  • Film

    January 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    BART Labor Talks Still Going Absolutely Nowhere

    While cheering the opening of the new Bay Bridge today, let's not forget that the Bay Area still has some other serious transportation problems unfolding in front of us. Amid a 60-day cooling off period, BART labor unions are already reporting that tension between them and management are not actua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Bay Bridge Closes Tonight for Five Days, Here's Your Commuting Guide

    That hiatus you've been taking from mass transit ever since you saw the BART sex video has come to an end: The Bay Bridge closes tonight for five days, and you're now stuck with mass transit -- and all the insanity that comes with it. Hopefully, you remembered that before crossing the Bay Bridge th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Bay Bridge Closure: Now for Your Guide to Riding the Ferry

    Earlier this week, we gave you a simple guide on how to get around by BART while the Bay Bridge is closed. But if you were hoping to continue disengaging from all that public transit drama -- naked acrobats, seat sex, shootings, stabbings, peeing drunks -- for a ride with some much-needed fresh air, ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Here's Your Handy 24/7 BART Map for When the Bay Bridge Is Closed

    Before the Bay Bridge can open, it has to close. Which means you're pretty much screwed for a whole five days starting next week. Now might be a great time to start appreciating BART (that goes for bloggers, too). The kind folks over at BART have miraculously found the money to roll the trains all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Feds Say There's No Reason to Delay New Bay Bridge Opening

    One of the region's most notorious sources of traffic drama, better known as the Bay Bridge, got a much-needed boost from the feds, who say the Bay Area should go ahead and open the new span of the bridge over Labor Day weekend as originally planned. The opening of the new bridge was delayed last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Malt Is The Flavor of Sweet Summer

    We've noticed a few things while out in the field doing copious amounts of confectionery research (strictly for the people) this summer. We've been getting serious Eighties Ovaltine flashbacks because dessert vixens are using malt a lot right now. A few of these fine specimens that we're going to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Bay Bridge Opening Could Actually Happen Labor Day After All

    Today, transportation authorities met in Oakland to talk about whether or not the Bay Bridge could still open over Labor Day as scheduled using a temporary fix. Earlier this week, officials confirmed the new Bridge will not open on Sept. 3 as planned, but would most likely open in December -- if ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Bay Bridge East Span Will Not Open Labor Day, Meeting Planned Wednesday

    Just like traffic in rush hour, construction on the new Bay Bridge is moving slower than expected. The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee announced today that the new East Span of the Bay Bridge will not launch on Labor Day, as planned. The oversight committee confirmed that the 32 bolts tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Brett Olson: Family Continues Search for East Bay Student Missing Since Sunday

    A Lafayette family and community continue their search for Brett Olson after he disappeared while tubing down the Sacramento River over Labor Day Weekend.Brett Olson, 20, a rising Junior at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, was last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday when he arrived at Beer Can Beach along the Sacra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Daniel Williams Identified as Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Medical authorities identified the man who was killed in a solo crash over Labor Day weekend as 39-year-old Daniel Williams of San Francisco. Williams was riding his motorcycle through Golden Gate Park on Saturday night when he hit a light pole and crashed, police said. He died at the scene.

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Dub Mission Turns 16 With Good Vibes and Heavy Bass

    Dub Mission's 16th Anniversary with Mista Chatman Elbo Room Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 Better than: Your "Listen to Bob Marley" T shirt. "Look George, you're not listening to what I'm saying. What I'm saying is that I don't just think Romney's going to lose, I know it." The sharp twang of an elderly Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Jonathan Bullock Killed in Lower Pac Heights Shooting

    Medical authorities have identified the 38-year-old man who was shot to death over Labor Day weekend as Jonathan Bullock of San Francisco. Officer Gordon Shyy says Bullock was on the 1500 block of Broderick at about 4:20 a.m. on Saturday when two men fired multiple shots at the victim. The suspects ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Sobriety Checkpoints in North Beach This Weekend

    Cops will be on the prowl for drunk drivers again tonight as they finish the last leg of their 18-day DUI crackdown through Labor Day weekend.The police really hope that you don't go overboard with the booze to celebrate the long weekend, which Capt. Denis O'Leary ranks third most dangerous date for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Labor Day Traffic Forecast: Your Roadtrip Won't Be That Congested

    If ever there was a silver lining to high gas prices, this just might be it: No traffic. Well, okay, that might be hyperbolic, but we can at least assure you that this Labor Day Weekend the roads won't be any more clogged than what you've grown accustomed to in San Francisco. While San Francisco has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Cops to Roundup Local Drunks on the Roads

    Starting Friday, you can expect to see cops, cops, and more cops on the roads for a planned 18-day crackdown on wasted drivers.Cops are really hoping you all stay sober through the end of the month -- or at least don't drive if you aren't. But just in case, there will be four sobriety checkpoints ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    SPCA Is Giving Away Kittens This Weekend

    After watching these zany acrocats, we can only assume you want a litter of your own. Well, you are in luck. Turns out, cats like to fuck like bunnies in late spring.early summer, which means the SPCA has more kitty offspring than they have space for. This is where you come in. Please adopt one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    No Tickets? Nine Ways You Can Still Get Into Burning Man 2012

    Whatever else history might say of the Burning Man Ticket Fiasco of 2012, it offers the community that puts on the festival one more brute lesson in market economics. For attendees at the longtime countercultural arts festival held annually in the desert near Reno, news that four-fifths of the ticke ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Thanksgiving: A Deadly Day on the Road

    ​I don't know about you, but at our Thanksgiving dinners there's always that one person who consumes more Wild Turkey than turkey. And thinking of this made us wonder: Why hasn't the San Francisco Police Department made any plans for DUI checkpoints this Thursday?San Francisco Police Captain Al Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Pension Wars: This Was No 'Backroom Deal'

    Charlie PowellEd Lee will shuffle the cards right in front of you. No tricks. ​It's a scientific fact: Attempt to comprehend the fetid relationship between pensions and politics in this city and a substance resembling guacamole will begin oozing from your ears. Finally, a tangible reason not to we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Castagnola's Kitchen Walkout, Ryan Scott's New Place, and Groceries by Boat

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. A packed restaurant with a kitchen staff walkout is among a manager's worst nightmares. Inside Scoop reports that Castagnola's kitchen staff walked out on the Fisherman's Wharf restaurant on Saturday at 7 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Weekend Parties: Virgo Four at No Way Back, Paul Devro at Tormenta Tropical, and More

    araabMUZIK is at Lights Down Low this Friday​ With the passing of Labor Day, we've finally moved through summer and hit fall. Now that the agony of that realization is over, we can finally look back and appreciate just how good Summer 2011 was for San Francisco nightlife, with huge bookings, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Devices That Will Help Women Pee Standing Up

    If you can't hack this, you can resort to some cheating devices.​Ms. Georgia returned this morning with another query from the vanguard of women's alternative peeing. Yesterday, she e-mailed us for advice on peeing standing up, a subject we are uniquely experts in after having reported on "Stand2P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Gone Fishing: Have a Good Holiday

    We gave you plenty of news to chew on over the weekend -- the iPhone 5 saga, a finger-snapping show gone bad, and a quick lesson on how to pee standing up if you are a woman. So we're taking off for the weekend and we won't be around to inform or entertain you Monday, because we don't want to do lab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Sandwiches Are Hot, and People's Catches Fire

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Sandwich lovers rejoice! Three new spots will be serving up anything but the hum-drum PB&J. Eater SF shares that Hot Press will be toasting paninis at 2966 Mission (at 26th St.), but no word yet on an ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Gay Blogger Calls for Boycott of Retail Stores Supporting Christian Values Network

    Now gays are really going to be bad for business​It wasn't enough that Apple pulled its iTunes store from the Christian Values Network, which is decidedly antigay. A San Francisco blogger is now asking people everywhere to boycott those retailers that are still enrolled in the Christian shopping w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    It's All About Meat: A Bacon Truck, Beef Sandwiches, and Pig and Pie

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The smell of bacon is wafting through the city air today, as Bacon Bacon Truck, which we mentioned earlier, parks in SOMA for its first day. SFist shares the news that bacon lovers can pick up lunch this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Take the Best G-Rated Cock Ride This Weekend

    What a ride ​It's Friday, and judging by the last five days, who knows what the weather will bring this weekend. But while tossing around some ideas of what to do this weekend, we came across one idea that seems like something every San Franciscan -- young and old -- should try:The G-rated cock ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Two Haters, a Home-Burner and a Skyscraper Climber in Court Today

    Not above the law in SF​Say what you want about District Attorney Kamala Harris -- the Attorney General candidate is a "different kind of prosecutor," according to a lengthy profile published in today's Los Angeles Times, and true to form, her office prosecutes different kinds of cases. And how. F ... More >>

  • News

    September 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Una Pizza Napoletana Spins Its Pies, Citizen's Band Strikes Up Lunch and Brunch Service

    ​ ​The past 96 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.It looks like all the local paid bloggers (including SFoodie's staffers) took Labor Day off, an acknowledgment that blogging is real work. Congratulations to all of you, and may the afterglow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Panda Bear Previews 'Tomboy' at the Fox Theater

    Richard Haick​Panda Bear@ The Fox Theater, OaklandSeptember 6, 2010 Better than: Camp counselor-ing on shrooms, which could be cool. It's becoming increasingly clear that Noah Lennox, known to animals and hipsters as Panda Bear, is to experitronica champions Animal Collective what Jonny ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Skylite Snowballs, a Taste of Baltimore in the East Bay

    Tracey Taylor​Berkeleyside reports on the Labor Day weekend debut of the Skylite Snowballs truck, which parked in front of Berkeley's Star Grocery on Sunday and hit up Oakland's Lake Merritt on Monday with Baltimore's answer to syrup-drenched shaved ice. Though the name is a nod to an artific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    The Week in Event Names: YouTube Bestiary Edition

    Well, that's it. The week in music has been overrun by creatures great and small. Even on Labor Day, that hallowed sabbath of secular holidays, we were forced to contend with Panda Bear at the Fox. Is nothing sacred?But press on we must. To prepare you for the faunal frenzy in performance spaces acr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Magic Kids, ZineFest, Prince vs. Michael, Doin' It in the Park, and More

    Magic Kids plays Bottom of the Hill this Sunday​It's Labor Day! Meaning: an extra day to your weekend, 10 percent more texts than usual and even more chances to nurse epic hangovers. Have fun San Francisco, you deserve it. Here's our list of fun things to do this weekend for less than a ticket to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Fitz and the Tantrums Play to a Tame Crowd at Popscene

    ​Fitz & The Tantrums @ PopsceneSeptember 2, 2010 Better than: Refusing to allow Thursday to function as the new Friday. Fitz and the Tantrums are an anomaly in the indie music scene. All the super-serious Canadian post-rock bands, shy-spoken Midwestern pretty boys, and unmovable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Beer Truck Overturns, Ruins Morning Commute

    When beer trucks lose their load during commute hours, we all lose​Tragedy has enveloped both beer-drinkers and commuters today in the Bay Area. A truck carrying a purported 43,000 pounds of beer has hit an embankment and overturned on Highway 17. Its precious, precious payload is now leaking alon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Nopa, Spire, Maverick: Labor Day Weekend's New Brunch Options

    alisa g./YelpNopa fires up the French toast griddle this weekend.​Three brunch newcomers for those of you already making plans for the holiday weekend: Nopa enters the brunch column Saturday, with an opening menu that lists house-made granola, smoked trout with a house-baked bagel, pain de mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Hapa Ramen Adds Tuesday Ferry Plaza Market

    John BirdsallBeginning next week, Hapa Ramen is expanding exponentially.​Hapa Ramen doubles its cumulative presence at Ferry Plaza next week. Starting Sept. 7, Richie Nakano's traveling noodle shop will sell at the Ferry Plaza Tuesday market, in addition to Nakano's regular Thursday slot. Knif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Chairman Bao Throwdown Is On; Le Truc to Host Pissed-Off Baohaus NYC Owner

    Hugh Schick's Le Truc bustaurant expects to host New York's Eddie Huang on or around Labor Day.The above is a mockup.​Eater SF reported Tuesday that pissed-off Manhattan baoman Eddie Huang was proposing a throwdown with Chairman Bao, the Mobi Munch-operated S.F. truck Huang had accused of name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Mission Beach Cafe Brings Back Tuesday Smokers, Part of S.F.'s Upscale BBQ Trend

    ifoodufood/FlickrMission Beach Cafe and Town Hall BBQ (pictured) are part of the seasonal pop-up trend.​We don't know if Mission Beach Cafe's Bill Clarke and Alan Carter hold to the no-white-shoes-before-Memorial-Day rule, but they do believe the holiday marks the beginning of barbecue season. For ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2009
  • Dining

    October 19, 2005

    Cinema Chow

    Discovering the delights of DeLessio while searching for a good sandwich to take to a movie

  • Dining

    December 1, 2004

    For Health and Pleasure

    After a quarter of a century, S.F.'s venerable vegetarian restaurant is still leading by example

  • News

    July 7, 2004

    Don't Park There

    The Unwritten Rules of Parking in San Francisco

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