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The Truly Great American Music Hall

The Truly Great American Music Hall August 2, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
One of my friends loves to go see bands whose names are totally obscure and often ridiculous. Ever in search of music-loving, concert-going partners, her Facebook posts often sound something like this: Does anybody want to go see Eating Cheese While Watching the Grass Grow? or Last night’s Dirty Stapler...

Divine Dives: A Pub Crawl in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Divine Dives: A Pub Crawl in San Francisco’s Tenderloin June 3, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The Tenderloin – always the ugly, neglected stepchild of its more posh neighbors (we’re talking about you Nob Hill) — is generally avoided by tourists like the plague. We think this is an awful shame, because some of San Francisco’s best bars and restaurants are hidden among the grit...

New Live Music Venue in San Francisco

New Live Music Venue in San Francisco May 17, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
You may not have noticed the recent development within the airy space that houses the AMC Van Ness movie theater as well as the seasonal Halloween headquarters. But take note, a classy new venue just joined the San Francisco live music scene. Photo courtesy of The Showroom The Showroom opened a couple...

Top 10 Irish Pubs in San Francisco

Top 10 Irish Pubs in San Francisco March 14, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Have a hint of green in your blood? Join the Irish, half-Irish, quarter-Irish (like me), and wannabe Irish at one of these neighborhood pubs for the best St. Patrick’s Day merrymaking in San Francisco this week. 1.       The Irish Bank (Financial District) – The bacchanalia starts at 9...

New Rooftop Patio Alert

New Rooftop Patio Alert February 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
In Denver, Colorado, usable and functional roofs exist on every block. At the first hint of 65 degree weather, the entire city spends their happy hour boozing on these upper piazzas, gazing west at the massive wall of snow-dusted Rocky Mountains and the epic sunsets they produce. It’s a tragedy how...

Sleaze and seduction? A look at San Francisco’s strip clubs

Sleaze and seduction? A look at San Francisco’s strip clubs February 17, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Here’s the story of how I ended up at my first strip club in San Francisco. Many years ago, a trip home from Boston to San Francisco took me over 14 hours. I missed the flight, and then they routed me through Chicago O’Hare, where I spent 7 hours sitting on linoleum. By the time I was sitting on...

Best Places to Lick Your Wounds on Valentine’s Day

Best Places to Lick Your Wounds on Valentine’s Day February 10, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
I once had a guy break up with me a week before Valentine’s Day and I was convinced it was because he was such a loser he couldn’t deal with planning anything. Not surprisingly, a month later, he wanted to “reconnect” but I had already started dating my rebound. Another year, my building manager...

Weekend in San Francisco – Free Museum Days and More…

Weekend in San Francisco – Free Museum Days and More… February 4, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The first week of the month means free museum days in San Francisco. Here’s a few you can check out this weekend - Asian Art Museum – free Sunday San Francisco Maritime Museum – free Sunday Museum of the African Diaspora – free Saturday and Sunday (for Bank of America cardholders) Contemporary...

Coffee Shop…or Office?

Coffee Shop…or Office? January 27, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The sunny and warm (almost hot!) weather this week has made San Francisco the envy of our friends on the east coast. Everyone who wonders why San Franciscan’s are so laid back need only to spend a week here in the middle of winter. It can be downright balmy. This week, the streets are filled with...

San Francisco New Year’s Eve on the Cheap

San Francisco New Year’s Eve on the Cheap December 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Don’t get suckered into paying big bucks to ring in 2011. There are plenty of options to spend the night out in San Francisco without the hefty $100 price tag. If you want to shake your booty, don’t miss the party at Shine (Mission St between 9th & 10th). For $20 (presale) or $25 at the door,...
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