• Music

    May 28, 2014
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    March 5, 2014
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    October 3, 2013

    Before Indian Summer Ends, Don't Miss This Taiwanese Shaved Ice

    As we near the end of San Francisco's beloved Indian summer, we find our cravings for margaritas, 7-11's wild cherry Slurpees (we don't care what you say; they are delicious), and frozen desserts starting to wane. But before the warm days abandon us completely, there is one final stop to make: 100% ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Here Are the Songs They Play at a Middle School Dance

    [Editor's note: The following post by Houston writer and ESL teacher Shea Serrano was named the best blog post of the year in the first-ever Voice Media Group music writing awards. Originally published by our sister blog at LA Weekly, It's a sidesplitting minute-by-minute account of an afternoon he ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2012
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    July 30, 2012

    V-Nasty and Lil Debbie in "Gotta Ball": The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Bay-by-way-of-L.A. these days, V-Nasty and Lil Debbie have just teamed up to drop a video for a two-minute song called "Gotta Ball," a little ditty about syrup-sippin' and cash-flippin' (and no, we're not trying to audition for the White Girl Mob). It's an improvement over past efforts for both ladi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Mission Street Food to Bring Technique-Driven Comfort Food to a Bowling Alley

    Mission Bowling ClubA 'before' shot of Mission Bowling Club, due to open in February 2012.​In the Mission District, the dream of a brand new sporting center with satisfying, original food grows. After navigating a fiery pit of Planning Department fees that could have destroyed the project before i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Uruguayan Press Gaga Over Ross Mirkarimi

    Ross Mirkarimi -- and his signature vest -- were warmly received in South America​El Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi spread the San Francisco no-plastic-bag gospel to Uruguay this week, and the local press apparently went gaga for San Francisco's good-looking ambassador of green.Okay, check y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Wednesday's Pick: '(Por)trait Revealed'

    ​"(Por)trait Revealed"Rayko Photo CenterReception 6 p.m., freeYour refrigerator reveals a lot about you. We've always known this, in a medicine-cabinet sort of way, but it took artist Mark Menjivar to really freak us out. He traveled around the country with a large-format 8-by-10 camera, quickly o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 21, 2010
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    January 8, 2010

    Is That a Sexy Banana In Your Pocket? Master Float-Maker Giving Away His Creations.

    Dave Thomas of East West Productions ("We're the Best, Forget the Rest") got into building parade floats because someone wouldn't let him join in a parade. He was studying martial arts and wanted to march with his class in the city's Chinese New Year Parade.Too late to grab this banana.​When the p ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2009

    Worms in the Apple

    Two rebels take on America's most beloved computer company.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Donate Art Supplies to Grade Schoolers, Receive Crème Brûlée

    ​S.F. public school teachers get a whopping 50 cents per student per year for art supplies, a fact that has motivated Crème Brûlée Cart to pitch in with a fundraiser on Sunday, October 18 from 2-4 p.m. at Fabric8 (3318 22nd St. at Valencia). There, you'll be able to buy a brûlée ($4) or recei ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Mail Call: Contraceptives! Champagne! Weekend. Planned.

    Hey kids, it's time for another exciting installment of Mail Call, where your friendly Editorial Assistant (that's me!) gives you glimpse into the totally bizarre promotional materials that make their way to the SF Weekly offices and onto my desk. This particular piece of swag was sent to our Managi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Golden Star Tea: Just Like Champagne, But Without All the Remorse

    Victorcab via FlickrThis just might save you from going home with your exWe remember attending a party years ago at which a guest pulled us aside and muttered, "What do they have here for the alcoholics?" Inquiries were made. The answer was water. Not even the fizzy kind. And perhaps said guest woul ... More >>

  • Film

    November 19, 2008

    Leashed Lightning

    Disney's latest toon is a starry dog story.

  • News

    October 29, 2008

    The Class of 2000

    Eight years after being swept into office, a once-disorganized band of neighborhood leftists tries to create a citywide political machine.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008
  • Film

    May 28, 2008

    Cheap Sex

    Despite the labels and levity, big-screen Sex and the City is a poor man's knockoff.

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2008
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    January 24, 2007
  • Dining

    May 24, 2006

    Hawaiian I

    Not Spam-a-lot, just delicious, inexpensive, and comforting island fare

  • Culture

    December 28, 2005
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    November 30, 2005


    Our critics weigh in on local exhibits

  • Calendar

    October 19, 2005
  • Dining

    June 29, 2005

    Red Square Meals

    Urges awakened by a trip to Russia are satisfied locally at the Cinderella Bakery and Café

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2005

    Art Bandits

    What's stealing and what's not, in "Pirated: A Post Asian Perspective"

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2005
  • Music

    January 12, 2005

    Phoning Home

    The Phone Booth: a place where hipsters, gay dudes, vegans, and music columnists can all get along

  • Culture

    December 22, 2004
  • Music

    November 24, 2004


    Gold Chains and Sue Cie pull digital pranks; Germany's Morr Music dispatches its not-so-heavy hitters to SF

  • Culture

    October 6, 2004


    Our critics weigh in on local theatre

  • Culture

    September 22, 2004


    Our critics weigh in on local theatre

  • Culture

    September 15, 2004

    Dog Act

    All style and no drama, full of miraculous toys

  • Film

    July 14, 2004
  • Film

    June 16, 2004

    Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new

  • Listen Up

    March 17, 2004

    The Good Deed

    With the help of local music, Rock Ninja! attempts to inspire Haight Street's hippies to choose life

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2003
  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Normal Weekend

    A fiery SRL show, Miss Eva Von Slut, a pancake juggler, and more

  • News

    March 19, 2003

    A Gift That Stands Out

    John Trani got the graduation present no red-blooded frat boy could refuse: his own Hooters restaurant

  • Music

    November 20, 2002

    Hear This

    Morr Music's bands carve out the territory between indie rock and techno

  • Dining

    August 21, 2002

    New Life

    Tong Palace

  • News

    April 24, 2002

    Death of a Death School

    The 72-year-old San Francisco College of Mortuary Science -- perhaps the country's premier institution of funeral service education -- has its last graduation and moves (gulp) into the great beyond

  • Music

    January 2, 2002

    Why? / Odd Nosdam

    Split EP! (Anticon)

  • Culture

    December 19, 2001

    The Crazy Wisdom Sho

    This wild multimedia show is crazy, for sure, but is it wise?

  • News

    February 7, 2001

    Projected, Not Stirred

    How much does Peter Moody love martinis? He's spent 13 years making a movie about them, if that tells you anything.

  • Music

    June 21, 2000

    Tales from the Junkyard

    Gino Robair is living proof that anything -- anything -- can be turned into a percussion instrument

  • Culture

    May 24, 2000

    Inside the Soap Box

    Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth

  • Dining

    August 9, 1995

    Hog Heaven

    'Cue up for first-rate ribs at James & James; ambience gives a boost to the vittles at Powell's Place

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