It's been quite an amusing week for local animal news: Dogs were forced to wear stupid party hats, and a hipster cat with a very real handlebar mustache scored a t-shirt deal with Urban Outfitters. The only way news of a baby giraffe being born at the S.F. Zoo could possibly overshadow the above b ... More >>
If you've spotted one San Francisco hipster, it's fair to say, you've seen them all -- but a San Francisco feline hipster, now that's something you definitely haven't seen. Until now. We came across the story of Hamilton the Hipster cat in the Chron today, which detailed the life of this up-and- ... More >>
Veronica Falls Brilliant Colors Golden Grrrls Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Rickshaw Stop Better than: Being a punchline in a nasty Jello Biafra song. When they aren't flirting with a death over some unresponsive lover -- which they do quite well, even if as a half-joke -- Veronica Falls ruminate over t ... More >>
Forget about the cat — Best Coast's gorgeous second album is much more interesting.
You know who you are. You're that guy who starts bellowing in the middle of the bar while your friends pretend not to be with you. You're that girl who gets over-excited in the middle of Urban Outfitters and starts singing along to the song playing just loudly enough that everyone has to hear you ... More >>
M83 at Mezzanine last night. M83 Active Child Nov. 10, 2011 Mezzanine Better than: Lil B freestyling over an M83 song (Google it). Walking up to Mezzanine last night, I saw people buying scalped tickets at three times the face value without hesitation. The excitement leading up to this show ... More >>
What: Lucky Peach Party Where: Heart When: Tue., November 15, 7-10 p.m. Cost: $12 The rundown: Lucky Peach, McSweeney's newish journal of food and writing, is throwing a party to celebrate the release of their second issue. The theme is "the sweet spot," and the throwdown includes David ... More >>
Rachel TejadaRancid It's probably no coincidence that it began two years ago, when I was living in New York and constantly homesick for the West Coast. Someone would put a Rancid song, generally "Roots Radicals" or "Time Bomb," on the odd punk-heavy bar jukebox, and a wave of pure, adolescent ... More >>
Image Courtesy of: Grant Gilliland M.I.A. thrives on misinterpretation. Her debut album, Arular, was named after her Tamil Tiger dad and released in the midst of the War on Terror with a lead track taunting, "I've got the bombs to make you blow." Her antagonistic resolve arrived at a time when ... More >>
Photo from Look At This Fucking HipsterIt seems everyone on the Internet is currently either ragging on hipsters or arguing they don't exist. Even Joe Mande, the Williamsburg comedian whose hugely popular (and hilarious) Tumblr blog, Look At This Fucking Hipster was recently made into a book, got ... More >>
Club Waziema, Divisadero's original hot mess.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Cheap drunk: Check out Ramona Emerson's Citysearch guide to grabbing a beer for $3 or less on Divis. She lists more than a dozen watering holes, and yes: some are actual holes. Emerson drunk-walks from On The ... More >>
Judging from the model's expression, maybe it should have been called the Smuggie?There's been much ado about the Slanket and the Snuggie, wearable blankets that look like backwards bathrobes, the most iconic of which come in Smurf blue and make the wearer look like a lazy wizard. Even the We ... More >>
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Let's do lunch: Eat lunch squatting in an alley -- no, seriously. SF Weekly food critic Meredith Brody says gorge on a waffle-and-fried chicken box and red velvet cupcake at takeout-only Little Skillet (360 Ritch at Townsend, 777-2777). Drink therapy: Mingle with crusty b ... More >>
Meet 'Aristotle'They sucked the hip out of ironic T-shirts, singer sewing machines, and hamburger phones. Now Urban Outfitters has a new trend-killer in stock: The fixed-gear bicycle. Fixed-gears are the gazelles of the bicycle world: simple, elegant, and more than a tad dangerous for the inexperien ... More >>
Bye-bye hippies, hello Factory model. The Haight is becoming a center for over-the-counter street art.
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Morose singer/ songwriter Mark Eitzel delivers his best solo record, informed by -- gasp! -- upbeat electronica
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In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.