• Film

    July 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Derrick May Proves Detroit Techno Is Still Alive at Public Works

    Deep Blue presents Derrick May Public Works May 11, 2013 The evening began at Terroir, a wine bar in SOMA, drinking expensive bottles of wine for a French friend's birthday (because honestly, you can't get more Gallic than wine, cheese, and "rillettes"). There was a group of about eight of his coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    DJ Chucky Brown on Teaching the Art of DJing and His Collection of 25,000 Records

    With a record-collecting father and a Studio 54-era disco queen mother, DJ Chucky Brown had a musically rich childhood. Originally an NYC native, he frequented fixtures of the early '90s dance scene such as the Paladium and Danceteria, and began his DJ career by leveraging the vast collection of vin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Weekend Parties: Hype Williams at Public Works, NYC house takeover at Mighty, Deniz Kurtel at Monarch, and More

    [Editor's note: SF Weekly nightlife writer Derek Opperman had to take a break over the last two weeks to wrap up some academic projects. He's back in action now, thankfully -- so expect our usual slate of weekend dancefloor advice every Thursday, and the Lost in the Night party review column every M ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Lost in the Night: Lee Burridge Rocks the 6 A.M. Crowd at Monroe

    Monroe Afterhours with Nikita, Bo, Rooz, and Lee Burridge Monroe March 18, 2012 Better than: Brunch. If Internet rumors are to be trusted -- and if you can't trust the Internet, what can you trust? -- then the history of California's 2 a.m. alcohol curfew dates back to World War II. Apparently law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Now Open: Chomp 'N Swig, Navin, and Jake's on Market

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The small stretch of shops on Clement between the anchors of inner and outer Richmond has a new addition: Chomp 'N Swig. Richmond Blog SF notes the restaurant (in the former Cafe Mereb space) is open, se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    24-Hour Eateries Satisfy Post-Midnight Cravings

    Sparky's 24 Hours Diner​It's four in the morning and you're starving. Where should you go? San Francisco eateries aren't very good at staying open into the wee hours, so we've compiled a list of places for you to go to in case the cupboard is bare when you want a midnight snack.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Louisiana Kidnapping Update: Police Release Suspect Details

    Working with SFPD to solve a kidnapping case​Police are looking for a heavy-set man with rotting teeth, saying he might be responsible for kidnapping a Louisiana woman and driving her to San Francisco before booting her out of the car. Officer Albie Esparza told the Examiner's Mike Aldax that the ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 6, 2011
  • Dining

    March 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Zeitgeist Finally Does Away With the Honey Pots, Monroe Opens Soon

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Eater SF and SFist bring good news and bad news: Zeitgeist is finally replacing the Porta-Potties in the beer garden with actual bathrooms. The bad news: The bar is closing until Feb. 14 in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Monroe Races to Open, Laura Cunningham's Vita Is Dead

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Eater SF on the construction of a new lounge and private-event space in North Beach called Monroe (473 Broadway). The pitch: cocktails, minimal food, and horse porn. Okay, soft porn. Okay, j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    God Destroys Statue of Jesus -- with Fire

    www.roadsideamerica.comFired​We at The Snitch know events in rural Ohio are outside of our purview, but acts of God are acts of God and reportable in any outlet, which is why we are fingering our rosary beads and hiding under our desk for fear of thunderbolts. God is angry, and he's taking no pris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Last Night: Mumford & Sons, The Middle East at Slim's

    ​Mumford & Sons The Middle East Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Slim's Better Than: "Liquid Velvety Nothingness" ...which was one concertgoer's choice expression for describing the high from weed and peyote --something I know nothing about. But this rock 'n' roll fan at last night's show assured me o ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2009

    Perverting Justice

    Jessica's Law prevents paroled sex offenders from residing near schools or parks. That means they can only live one place in S.F.: on the streets.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 17, 2007
  • Film

    November 15, 2006

    Dance of the Penguin

    That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it.

  • Film

    April 12, 2006

    Being Bettie

    The Notorious Bettie Page never quite pins down the pinup

  • Music

    October 6, 2004

    Hear This

    Old Crow Medicine Show: not your average bluegrass band. The Eagles of Death Metal: not a death metal band at all.

  • News

    October 29, 2003

    Innocence Arrested

    Albert Johnson was exonerated for a crime he didn't commit, but not before spending over a decade in prison. Why guiltless people get jailed -- and how to stop it.

  • Music

    September 24, 2003


    The shockingly interconnected lives of JFK, Lincoln, Johnny Cash, and John Ritter

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    California Loved

    Roger Troutman and his family brought funk to West Coast hip hop and influenced everyone from Ice Cube to Tupac Shakur. Then his older brother put four bullets in him.

  • Music

    August 7, 2002

    House of Tudor

    Outsider art, techno puppets, and Body Manipulations

  • Film

    March 27, 2002

    Being Leon Barlow

    Big Bad Love spends two hours inside a writer's tortured mind

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 23, 2001

    Best Street Name

    Dashiell Hammett Alley

  • Culture

    November 1, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad

  • News

    August 27, 1997

    The Black Hole of San Francisco

    This jail is a filthy, unhealthy, decrepit, barbaric nightmare. This jail will probably collapse and kill hundreds if there is a significant earthquake. The city of San Francisco keeps using this unconstitutional hellhole because people who call themselve

  • Music

    July 3, 1996


    The lo-fi psychedelia of Elephant 6

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