Last week, all four members of Metallica showed up to the official premiere of Through The Never, Metallica's hybrid concert film/sci-fi thriller, at the Metreon in San Francisco. Later this week, regular audiences will get a chance encounter some real-life Metallica members at the film, too. On Thu ... More >>
California legislators are considering pushing last call back by two hours, to 4 a.m. So what better time for the beer industry to release a study announcing its economic impact on the state? Fourteen states allow residents to buy alcohol past 2 a.m. But despite the Golden State's competitive disad ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Hey Tartine fans, get in line now -- Bar Tartine's sandwich shop officially opens today. Eater SF notes you can dine-in or take-out, but you're not able to buy the loaves you love just yet -- perhaps by f ... More >>
A child of northern Wisconsin, Jasmine Smith grew up on a steady diet of processed cheese and Milwaukee's Best. "We used to get this cheese spread every year for Christmas that as a kid I liked but I now realize it was terrible!" Smith told us. With her new venture Strong Cheese Provision ... More >>
On wikiHow, there are instructions on how to properly start up a band. The entry splendidly reduces the whole tortuous process to a series of simply phrased steps -- "Don't have people in the band who refuse to practice!" "Watch out for egos!" "Try to wear the same colors!" -- while conveying an unc ... More >>
BT MagnumThe man behind the excellent events curated at our city's (arguably) best dance venue, Mezzanine, and the Internet's go-to blog for old-school dance jams is one Brian Tarney. Party goers and vintage-tune seekers may know him better as BT Magnum, Tarney's alter-ego, who runs about S.F. DJ ... More >>
Cops intercept JaMarcus Russell...You know the drill, friends. Send me all the correct answers here, win a prize. Here you go: 1. Which of these was the statement Bay to Breakers spokesman Sam Singer gave SF Weekly regarding the race's latest announcement that it would no longer tolerate any booz ... More >>
Look! A map!San Francisco garnered a lot of attention when it was early to the bandwagon to boycott Arizona over that state's draconian immigration policies (but not the first; Oakland beat San Francisco to the punch while the City By The Bay dawdled). Say what you will about the city's eventual ... More >>
www.itsmorrisseysworld.comMorrissey has no lack of loyal fans in California who'll follow him anywhere, but the melancholy crooner took a moment to pay tribute to a "front row fixture" from the Golden State who died in April--Melinda Hsu, aka Mel Torment. After learning of her sudden death, ... More >>
Toro y Moi Chazwick Bundick's brand of chillwave is less grandiose than Washed Out and less distinguished than Neon Indian but makes better-suited cassette listening with more minimal dance grooves than nostalgia-evoking 80s chintz effects. You can even dance (grind?) to "You Hid" sober. N ... More >>
Eva Dancel-JensenVital Statistics: My name is Travis Jensen. I'm a 30-year-old writer, photographer, and skateboarder living in San Francisco's Miraloma Park district, a neighborhood that many locals refer to as "The Mountains." Ever taken the 36 Teresita? It's a rare bird. Tatt ... More >>
The Onion Newspaper -- self-billed as "America's Finest News Source" -- is proof positive that, in this business, "quality" is no guarantee against failure. The paper's Chicago corporate office today released a statement confirming Web reports that the San Francisco and Los Angeles print editions ha ... More >>
When in a city beginning with the letter "M," pack your own condoms -- or elseThe results of the Centers for Disease Control's annual survey on whether we've been naughty or nice are in again -- and there's a whole lotta shaking (and itching, burning, and blistering) going on. Educated folks can arg ... More >>
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