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 >>
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 >>
[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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Sparky's 24 Hours DinerIt'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.
Working with SFPD to solve a kidnapping casePolice 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
www.roadsideamerica.comFiredWe 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 >>
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 >>
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.
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it.
The Notorious Bettie Page never quite pins down the pinup
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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.
The shockingly interconnected lives of JFK, Lincoln, Johnny Cash, and John Ritter
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.
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As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
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
The lo-fi psychedelia of Elephant 6