Upper Haight

  • Dining

    March 5, 2014
  • Dining

    February 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Groovin' to the Mellow Vibe at Off the Grid Upper Haight

    Our monthly review explores the city's food trucks gatherings, one at a time, breaking down each one with statistics, descriptions of the scene, and vital info to help you plan a trip there. Location: At Stanyan and Waller in Upper Haight Schedule: Thursdays 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Market Info Website: Upp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Lost in the Night: Matrixxman Does Disco at Milk Bar

    Spilt Milk presents Matrixxman Saturday, March 23, 2013 Milk Bar Head to the Haight and walk down towards Stanyan. There, sandwiched between a Whole Foods and one of the city's diciest McDonalds, is Upper Haight's one and only real nightclub. Which is weird, if you think about it. After all, this i ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Man Investigated for Allegedly Smacking Around His Adorable Pup

    A San Francisco man was separated from his dog after he allegedly beat the pup -- for no apparent reason -- in public view in the Upper Haight.According to police, the witnesses were driving to Whole Foods in the Haight when they heard a dog "yelping in distress." The driver spotted the man on the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Drink of the Week: Suck the Monkey

    ​Watching Mike Moran, co-owner and bartender at Hobson's Choice in the Upper Haight, make a Suck the Monkey ($10, coconut water, a blend of six rums, lime juice) by carefully using a drill and squeeze bottles on a coconut is both impressive and fascinating--besides the professor on Gilligan's Isla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Naive Neighbors Invite Alleged Bike Bandit Over to "Hang Out"

    ​Bike theft in the Upper Haight and Sunset District is so commonplace that one more just doesn't feel worth reporting. However, this particular bike burglary struck us as being chock full of life lessons. According to police, a resident of the 1200 block of Seventh Avenue reported his bike st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    San Francisco's Top Ten Cocktail Bars

    Lou BustamanteBar Agricole's moonraker: Now that's a beaut.​In the last few years, finding a bad drink in San Francisco has become harder than finding a good one. In nearly every neighborhood you'll find a bar filled with fresh juices, high-quality spirits, and a talented bartender conducting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Alarmists Behind 'Homeless Haight Brigands' Myth Have a New Enemy: A Three Block Bike Lane

    ​Last year San Franciscans heard a repeated tale about a band of violent gutter punks who caused upstanding citizens to fear going out at night.The story was bogus. Police were unable make a single criminal case out of the supposed crime wave, despite blanketing the area for weeks.The fabulists be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Police Say Same Man Could Be Responsible for Sexual Assault, Indecent Exposure in The Haight

    Masturbating man ​San Francisco police are looking for a man who they believe might be responsible for sexually assaulting and exposing himself to women in the Upper Haight. On April 16, at about 2:15 p.m., a man followed a woman from Haight and Stanyan streets for several blocks before he finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Cops Chase Down Cyclist Who Didn't Steal Bike

     Pee Wee isn't the only one who has a good bike story ​Police punished a cyclist on Wednesday even after learning the bike he was riding was not stolen and he was no thief. At about 8:45 p.m on Monday, police spotted a man riding his bike along Cole Street in the Upper Haight. San Francisco p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Trading Cars for Bikes: S.F. Merchants Turn Parking Spaces into Bike Spots

    A few thousand more of these would be great.​Drivers aren't going to like hearing this: Merchants on Haight and Clement streets are taking away desired parking spaces to make room for more bikes.  As part of a city "bike corral" program, the  neighborhood merchants turned three parking s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Faced with Whole Foods Competition, Haight Street Market Expands

    Enari L./YelpThe first half of Haight Street Market.​Anyone who has ever lived in the Upper Haight ― me, for example ― has fallen in love with the Haight Street Market. On a street plagued with 18-year-olds from Stockton shopping for bongs, it's a spot where neighbors actually talk to one anot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    SF Man Dumps His Feces on SFPD Patrol Car

    The crap police deal with​And some thought Public Defender Jeff Adachi has been crapping on San Francisco cops lately.A well-known inebriate in the Upper Haight showed SFPD just how he felt about cops by dumping (no pun intended) his feces on a parked patrol car last week. At about 5 p.m. on Thurs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Massawa Owner Not Happy About Leaving the Haight

    ​On Friday, Eater SF reported that Haight Street Market just won approval from the S.F. Planning Commission to expand into the building next door, effectively tripling its space. As anyone who lives in the neighborhood knows, the 30-year-old natural foods store is one of the commercial strip's few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Alembic Rolling Out Barrel-Aged Beer Menu

    ::novocainated::The menu will gradually add all manner of wood-aged and wood-finished beers.​The Alembic is a respite from Upper Haight's head shops and spare changers with adorable pit bull mutts. But the bar known primarily for distinguished cocktails and tasty vittles will soon be offering ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Upper Haight Farmers' Market Debuts in Golden Gate Park

    A market in the trees.​Yesterday marked the launch of the new Upper Haight Farmers' Market on an unused access road/parking lot just off Stanyan at Waller. Market organizers estimate that 1,500 people showed up to shop in the shadow of cedars and eucalyptus trees ― not bad considering the recurr ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2010

    The Happiest Hours

    We do the legwork to find you 30 of the most satisfying places to sip and snack.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Neon Indian One of Many Reasons To Spend Thursdays at Milk

    Dagny PiaseckiNeon Indian​"Milk Bar -- isn't that a dance club?" Such was the reaction I got from a couple of jaded music-geeks about last Thursday's free show at the white-walled, un-hipsterfied Upper Haight spot. My answer was yes -- until now. The skinny-jeaned and sloppy-haired turned out in ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2006
  • News

    September 20, 2006

    Whose Haight?

    Street kids expect the neighborhood to welcome them as it did their forebears in the '60s, but residents, merchants, and cops are planning a different future

  • News

    June 25, 2003

    How Much Is That Dragon in the Window?

    Dog Bites thought she was done with head shops. Then she entered the magical world of Sam's.

  • News

    May 28, 2003

    The Fine Art of Restroom Rating

    When you gotta go, you gotta go. But there are places where you really shouldn't.

  • Dining

    September 23, 1998
  • Dining

    September 9, 1998
  • News

    May 13, 1998

    Sex on Wheels

    Playboy magazine throws a sexual revolution party, and nobody comes

  • Music

    July 24, 1996
  • Music

    May 1, 1996
  • News

    April 24, 1996

    Meet the Dealers

    The bud men of Haight Street

  • News

    August 23, 1995

    Navel Maneuvers

    If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour

  • News

    March 22, 1995

    Matrix's Happy Face

    New statistics contradict Jordan's spin on homeless crackdown

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