It's like a story made for the movies. Police are reportedly searching for a yet-to-be-released version of a film from Paramount Studios that was stolen from a car in San Francisco.
ABC7 News has the scoop after talking to Paramount Pictures' security team while they were in San Francisco trying to ... More >>
If the Fourth of July didn't fulfill your patriotic quota for the summer, you're in luck: The San Francisco Bulls professional hockey team is looking for someone to sing the national anthem, and we'll get to watch the selection process.On Saturday, Aug. 18, all wannabe Christina Aguileras will come ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
We're not fond of Starbucks' tire fires and cat pee blonde roast, and now Inside Scoop shares that the vacant Pier One space may become the latest location of the mega-coffee chain. If you'll remember, th ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanHalloween brownie bites from Baked, three for $7.50.Highlights from the blog this week:
1. SFoodie contributor Albert Law, who has been spending six weeks in China, stumbled upon a cafe in Beijing that serves Ritual coffee. And it's no cheap knockoff -- it's the real stuff, impo ... More >>
Imelda/FlickrThe Ferry Building is the ideal place to bring tourists to, but it's not the only one.
So your Aunt May is in town from San Diego or Modesto or Charleston and you've promised her two days of guided sightseeing, just as long as you don't have to accompany her to Pier 39. (Don't worry ... More >>
Inquiring mindsMarine rescuers are attempting to save the lives of two young sea lions who were found on San Francisco's Pier 39 with wires draped around their necks -- which could easily kill them. The wired mammals first came to the attention of rescuers after tourists spotted the two sea anima ... More >>
Atisha PaulsonBartender Jim Kearns of NYC's Prime MeatsThe sun is mostly out, summer is winding down, and it's a perfect time to get your drink on in a very boozy week. Here's our list of where to go:
Distillery No. 209 Tour
Where: Distillery No. 209, Pier 50 #B
When: Thu., July 28, 5:30-6 ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Eater caught on to a tweet sent around by Kevin Kroger announcing that he was no longer chef of Monk's Kettle, then stalked Kroger's blog and learned it was an amicable departure.Eater also rep ... More >>
Tamara PalmerThe cocktails at Pier 39's Crab House are hardly wonders of creative mixology, but they do come with fantastic views that shouldn't be the exclusive domain of tourists -- venture there on weekdays, when there are fewer out-of-towners in short pants and long socks. The Crabby Mood ... More >>
Last year, the sea lions were poised to take over the city. Instead, they took a vacation in Oregon. Now, the smelly, adorable creatures are steadily trickling back to San Francisco. This morning, this maintenance guy over at Pier 39 counted 158 of them. A woman who works in the Pier 39 offices s ... More >>
Photo at Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze at Pier 39. Why don't bands play here?We're blessed with great live music venues here in San Francisco, but sometimes, bars, ballrooms, clubs, and arenas get kinda monotonous. Here are five more exotic locations that would make awesome spaces to see a band, ... More >>
Few local news stories in recent memory have attracted as much international attention as the abrupt vanishing act pulled by the popular sea lions of Pier 39, who this fall deserted the docks where for decades they were wont to haul out and bask in the attention of tourists.Yearning for yet more dis ... More >>
Joe EskenaziBARK! BARK! BARK! BARK! Not so long ago SF Weekly reported on the exploding number of sea lions on Hyde Street Harbor -- a situation deemed an "infestation" by those charged with keeping the city's piers operational and relatively sea lion excrement-free. It seems, however, that the s ... More >>
Next time, Marian. Next time.Last week, SF Weekly made a desperate plea to save a Brooklyn woman from a dire fate indeed. Marian Berelowitz wrote to the New York Times' travel section querying how she should best spend a scant four-hour layover in the City by the Bay. Shockingly, America's paper ... More >>
m.bibelot via FlickrDoughnuts from Dynamo: The maple-bacon is in the top row, centerThere may be no American food more enduring than the doughnut. Food snobs, vegans, cops -- who doesn't love a crusty sinker or a fat glazed dunker? In honor of National Doughnut Day, we thought we'd offer our guide ( ... More >>