Before you start whining again about how San Francisco seems to have more cock rings than parking spaces, read this piece of great news: S.F. was just voted the best city in America -- yes, even better than New York. As our sister blog, the Exhibitionist, notes, Businessweek put together a slideshow ... More >>
Bored, broke, and nothing to do? Think again. Most museums in San Francisco offer regular free days. (Some are free all the time.) Here's your official guide to the best and cheapest exhibitions coming up this month and next.
Sold to the highest bidder.There's no doubt that lefty supervisors John Avalos, Eric Mar, Ross Mirkarimi and David Campos meant well when they moved to put a measure on the ballot to prevent the privatization of parks.Strivers and sharpies have for too long treated the San Francisco's Recreation ... More >>
What a ride It's Friday, and judging by the last five days, who knows what the weather will bring this weekend. But while tossing around some ideas of what to do this weekend, we came across one idea that seems like something every San Franciscan -- young and old -- should try:The G-rated cock ri ... More >>
Teen jumps for funYesterday, SF Weekly told you about the Windsor High School student who jumped nearly 250 feet from the Golden Gate Bridge -- and survived. Apparently, he did it for shits and giggles. Although nobody is laughing. The surfer who helped the 17-year-old boy, told reporters today t ... More >>
nic221/FlickrFriday Night at the de Young: Chocolate of the Americas
Where: de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (in Golden Gate Park), 750-3600
When: Fri., Feb. 25, 6-8:45 p.m.
The rundown: We heard you're fronting like a chocolate pro, all "nib" this" and "single-so ... More >>
Cody T WilliamsDiamond Daggers will perform at El Rio this SaturdayIf you don't have tickets to Giants playoffs games this weekend, didn't want to pay the jacked-up prices, or simply do not care about baseball, check out every other cheap event in the city. There are many. Here's our list of 10 t ... More >>
Photo by Peter VarshavskyGauchoMichael Abraham Jazz SessionAmnesia8 p.m., freeThe term "gaucho" commonly refers to nomadic South American cowboys, which is pretty indicative of how the San Francisco band Gaucho plays its version of Gypsy jazz: in Gaucho's hands, le jazz manouche is left playfully ... More >>
Courtesy of de Young MuseumEl Anatsui's Hovor IIThe woman sauntered up to the giant wall hanging called Hovor II, inspected its connecting pieces, then sat down on a nearby bench to get a more expansive view. Every five minutes or so, the pattern was the same on the second floor of the de Young M ... More >>
Wholphin screening Friday at ATAShake off the workday without shedding too many bills. Check out this week's picks for living cheaply without giving up your weekend dose of pop culture and pedal steel. Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo @ de Young (Fri.) The art produced on the streets ( ... More >>
Whatever hokum there is regarding malevolence and fatalities brought about by King Tut's curse, you can't blame the boy emperor for the demise of the Culture Bus. But a Philadelphia man is fingering the pharaoh for either shocking or gassing him (he's not sure which). Philadelphian Carman Fields i ... More >>
I'm a huge fan of the California Academy of Sciences. Or at least I think I am, from what I can remember of the enormous aquarium/planetarium/rain forest/science museum. Every time I decide to head into the park to stare at jellyfish for a couple hours, the lines (of kids, and kids,and more kids) sc ... More >>