If you were shocked to learn that Utah is gayer than us,then you will probably feel a little confused, anxious, let down, etc. to learn that the state of Mississippi has more same-sex couple raising kids than any other state in the nation. In other words, they are not fleeing to the states that allo ... More >>
Drivers seem to really take the brunt of criticism, especially in a pedestrian-friendly city like San Francisco, where motorists and cyclists have more tension than a unhappy married couple. But here's some news you could use: Motorists aren't the only ones guilty of texting, playing video games, an ... More >>
Obviously, San Francisco is still reeling from the disturbing fact that not only are we not the gayest city in the nation, but apparently Salt Lake City, Utah does a better job at catering to its homosexuals. That alone is enough reason for San Francisco to up the ante when it comes to making this c ... More >>
Masturbation will not make you go blind. Legal arcana related to masturbation, however, could do just that. In San Francisco, the "Masturbatathon" is a cherished, local tradition: Men and women are sponsored to jerk and thrust for as long as they can in order to raise funds for a worthy (and, no dou ... More >>
SF Weekly readers might remember just how upset the gay community was when San Francisco was booted down the list of gayest cities in America last year. To add insult to injury, the Advocate has not only decided San Francisco is still not the gayest city, but that Salt Lake City -- home of the God-w ... More >>
Da Mayor has competitionThe Deseret News has raised some eyebrows with its decision to make the sitting mayor of Utah's second-largest city a columnist. West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder is apparently excited about this new platform to share his great ideas, which include the recent establishmen ... More >>
This looks fake Police closed down streets in Potrero Hill after grenades were found in the garage of a 92-year-old man who had recently died. According to media reports, police have not yet determined whether the possible explosives were real or fake.
Andrew St. Clair/FlickrA big selection of small-batch spirits awaits.Tonight Mighty hosts this year's Independent Spirits Expo, where distillers and spirits companies get together for a grand tasting. Local favorites include Square One, Charbay, Old World Spirits, St. George Spirits, Craft Di ... More >>
A story coming over the wire about lightning striking a pair of high school students in Santa Clara is accurate. But the town in question isn't the South Bay city of 110,000 but a small Utah burg of not quite 4,700. The Utah town -- which bills itself as "a beautiful place to live" on its website ... More >>
David D./YelpSubway franchise on Main at Howard in SOMA.Our favorite morsels from the Web. Thanks to SFoodie's blog sib Noah Galuten of LA Weekly's Squid Ink for directing our browser to USA TODAY, which today records a backlash against efforts by a craggy, scenic town in Utah to keep chain ... More >>
San Francisco police have turned to the public for help in tracking down missing 15-year-old Caitlin McMahon, described as having attempted suicide "numerous" times. She left her Castro Street home yesterday evening without her prescription medication and has not been seen since. McMahon was home ... More >>
Not to be judged by its cover...If you're short on funds and think you know more about religion than a former Utah jihadi turned self-professed man of peace -- have we got a deal for you! Iranian-born Nader Pourhassan will pay $1,000 to anyone who can find mentions in the Koran of 26 verses many ... More >>
No, seriously. GOD is the best sustainer. Close second: Piroshki.Spotted at Utah and 17th Streets
Andrew St. Clair/FlickrBottle lineup at July's Indy Spirits Expo in New York City.Like indy movies, indy booze has so infiltrated restaurant bar walls and home liquor cabinets that it might not fit the profile of obscure, exactly. Still, tomorrow's 2009 Indy Spirits Expo at Mighty (119 Utah a ... More >>
Themselves - "Oversleeping" in Utah from anticon. on Vimeo.Jel and Doseone hit the scenic expanses of Utah for a live Themselves performance--before rolling fields of grain--of their song "Oversleeping." The song is from the duo's third album, CrownsDown, and features Themselves' signature gl ... More >>
The moment was at hand. The honor guard was assembling. Our first World Series game was about to start. It was a nice fall evening, and we had good seats along the third base line. But something vital was missing: a hot dog and beer. Four of us had flown in from Salt Lake City, where we work ... More >>
In the same enchanted forest of reverb and rainbow synths that houses bands like Animal Collective and Deerhunter, Utah's Stag Hare is making a nest out of chimes, shaker percussion, and lots of fuck-with-your-head electronic echoes. The songs come on slow, like a high that's subtle as it drops from ... More >>
Police busted up a Norteño gang initiation "ceremony" just one block outside the Mission gang injunction "safety zone" last week, and ended up charging one man for carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, according to the SFPD. Shortly after midnight Friday/Saturday, police in plainclothes not ... More >>
San Francisco loves its dubstep DJs. The drum 'n' bass scene that packed the clubs a decade back is bringing out fans of the heavy beat at dubstep nights like Narco.Hz. Djunya spins there among his other gigs across the city and around globe. You think your favorite DJ brings the riot? Djunya ... More >>
Carol Lynn Pearson's gay Mormon drama sets the static and the fluid in bold opposition. Unfortunately, the static wins out.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs
A weekly listing of new restaurants around town
A weekly listing of new restaurants around town
The Hotel Utah saloon has closed its doors and its fate is anything but certain
A local chef cooks for the U.S. snowboard Olympic team. The team wins gold, silver, and bronze. Any connection?
Bridge on 18th Street over 101
Mark Eitzel at Hotel Utah, Clit Stop, Arhoolie Records' 40th Birthday
O, Pioneers!, Lies! All Lies!, There Was a Riot Goin' On, But That's Over Now
U. Utah Phillips, inspiration to Ani DiFranco and card-carrying Wobbly, is Northern California's institutional memory of itinerant folk
For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.