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Your Chance to See the SF Opera Free!

Your Chance to See the SF Opera Free! September 22, 2010 | Events | Read More
Sports not your thing? More into, say, opera? You’re in luck. This Friday, September 24th, you’ve got a chance to see one of San Francisco’s landmark buildings, and its spectacular views, without having to sit through a baseball game. Instead, you can take in a live simulcast of the...

Foodie Festivals Take It to the Streets

Foodie Festivals Take It to the Streets August 12, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re not aware of the street food trend in San Francisco, you either live under a rock or simply don’t eat. Would-be street eaters are enduring waits comparable to those at the hottest indoor eateries in town. There are, after all, no reservations for street carts.   Carts pepper the...

Premium Tequila Tasting at Tres Agaves

Premium Tequila Tasting at Tres Agaves August 3, 2010 | Events | Read More
Tequila aficionados, vamos aqui! Everyone else, watch out for stumblers Saturday night in South Beach, because San Francisco’s best known tequila bar, Tres Agaves, is teaming up with City-based ezine Liquor.com for the first annual Tequila Grand Tasting. The charity event, benefiting the Guardsmen,...

A Day at the Raunch: Up Your Alley Fair

A Day at the Raunch: Up Your Alley Fair July 21, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
San Francisco is famously libertine in its attitudes toward alternative communities of all stripes, and this weekend the leather and fetish communities will be out in full force for the Up Your Alley Fair on Sunday, July 25. Up Your Alley Fair is the younger, naughtier sister to the major Folsom Street...

The Best Sunday Picnic in SF: Stern Grove Festival

The Best Sunday Picnic in SF: Stern Grove Festival June 18, 2010 | Events | Read More
A picnic lunch, free live world-class music, and perhaps a drop or two of wine. Sound like a wonderful way to spend this Father’s Day, or any other day? This summer, just like the last 72 summers, free concerts in the park are a regular Sunday occurrence in San Francisco. The Stern Grove Festival...

Carnaval Highlights Memorial Day Weekend

Carnaval Highlights Memorial Day Weekend May 27, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Carnaval, traditionally a festival celebrating the onset of Spring and its associated themes of vitality and virility, actually serves as the annual unofficial kick-off of Summer in San Francisco. From Memorial Day to well past Labor Day, it’ll be hard to find a weekend without a festival or street...

Commemorating Harvey Milk in the Castro

Commemorating Harvey Milk in the Castro May 21, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Today is a dark day in San Francisco history. Thirty-two years ago, openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk was cut short when Dan White, who had recently resigned his post as supervisor, entered City Hall through an open window with a loaded gun. White first killed then Mayor George Moscone, then...

Bay to Breakers: Crazy Race is Fun for Everyone

Bay to Breakers: Crazy Race is Fun for Everyone May 11, 2010 | Events | Read More
Bay to Breakers is arguably San Francisco’s biggest annual party, and if you’re in The City May 16th you won’t be able to avoid it. But why would you want to?! Bay to Breakers has something for everyone, so if you hang out in one place for very long, you’ll probably see something...

Top Five Indie Concert Venues in San Francisco

Top Five Indie Concert Venues in San Francisco April 2, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Far from being a hipster, I like going to indie shows because of the intimate atmosphere, a product of music aficionados gathering together in a relatively small room with passionate artists and great acoustics. Not all locations are made equal, however, so take a look at the venues we put on our top...