Next Friday, both the Bay Area Coffee Community and Caffeine Crawl will descend on Coffee Bar's Mission location in one glorious, highly fueled, and delicious party. And it's open to the public. What does that look like? The BACC -- a local organization devoted to building community around coffee -- ... More >>
It's the kind of pain that makes you want to spike a beer bottle into the street and shout "Fuuuck!" into the sky. What happened to Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night sent men and women into shock, into rage, into despair, into tears -- brought them to their knees. In most sports, your favorite team ... More >>
Not sure if you've noticed yet, but this fair city of ours is awash with karaoke. All the way from the traditional joints in Japantown to the dive bars of the Mission (Sunday afternoons in The 500 Club are particularly noteworthy), people are volunteering to sing for their fellow patrons like nothi ... More >>
Being a rock star is sort of like wearing a costume all the time, but who's really honest enough to be upfront about it? We'll tell you who: the five local bands participating in the Secret Satan show this Saturday at the Hemlock, that's who. In seasonal fashion, each of them will play a set in t ... More >>
The much-loved Web site is taking millions from Bay Area newspapers and causing layoffs that adversely affect coverage. And its founder's well-intentioned support of citizen journalism has a slim chance of fixing the problem.