Wing Wings Chicken Wing Eating Contest
When: Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 6 p.m.
Where? Lucky 13, 2140 Market Street at Church
Wing Wings is known for its fresh, California free-range chicken, homemade sauces, fries and sides. Now, in an effort to raise money for Western Addition Beacon Center, they are brin ... More >>
It might be difficult to do business in San Francisco, but it's certainly easy to undo a business.All you need to do is say that a park or an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting hall is the same thing as a school, and you can keep a business closed for, say, seven months while its operator shells out money ... More >>
The District Attorney's Office might let teachers accused of abusing students off easy, but prosecutors aren't quite as forgiving with students who are chronically skipping school. District Attorney George Gascón has been working with the YMCA and SFUSD to keep make sure your kids actually goes to ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
We're starting on the other side of the bay today. The Berkeley vegan and vegetarian Thai restaurant Green Papaya, is readying to close up for a remodel on Jan. 1. When they reopen their doors, the menu ... More >>
Seeking the Latino vote.While everyone else is kicking back this weekend, the many, many aspiring mayors of San Francisco will spend their free time aggressively campaigning. On the exhausting list are a slew of events aimed to court voters of all types -- parents, mission hipsters, and dog lover ... More >>
Help!Images of the earthquake that devastated eastern Japan on Friday still haunt us; the death toll is rising by the day, and threats of a nuclear meltdown lingers. Naturally, San Franciscans are flooding organizations with phone calls, curious about where and how they can help victims in ... More >>
The Iceman cometh ... to San FranciscoA pair of former National Basketball Association stars who may or may not have graced the posters your high school history teacher plastered around his room are headed to San Francisco today for a series of free clinics. George Gervin and Artis Gilmore will b ... More >>
Sneaker Sympathies Run DeepUsed athletic sneakers are one of those things that start to take on new luster in an economic downturn. (For many San Franciscans, hand-me-down footwear is hardly synonymous with, say, the early 1990s.) Allowing that demand for old shoes is out there, we're still surprise ... More >>
The Recreation and Parks Department has found another way to get folks out of the pool: Cut jobs and cut hoursYou have to feel for Jared Blumenfeld. Taking over the city's Recreation and Parks Department -- especially on an interim basis -- is like being handed a feather duster and being asked to ti ... More >>
Boiling water, steam, and Scientology. Just another morning downtown. Downtown shoppers, commuters, and the ubiquitous statuesque blonde Scientology pamphleteers enjoyed the odors of a YMCA steam room and hopped over puddles of near-boiling water as steam workers pumped out flooded pipes today. A pa ... More >>