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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...

What’s Old Is New: Retro Dining and Drinking

What’s Old Is New: Retro Dining and Drinking July 16, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
San Francisco has long been a hotbed of culinary innovation and out-of-the-box thinking. But the latest trend to hit the foodie scene isn’t new at all — it’s old. Some of the city’s newest establishments are paying homage to the city’s great and long history as a dining...

Can’t Be There? Find South Africa in San Francisco

Can’t Be There? Find South Africa in San Francisco June 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
So you’re stuck in the San Francisco Bay Area during the World Cup, wishing you were in South Africa. Don’t dismay. There are plenty of places to find South Africa in San Francisco, and with all those options for watching the Cup with a crowd, your experience won’t be too far off. (Okay,...

Final 10 World Cup Notions before I Go Soccer Bonkers

Final 10 World Cup Notions before I Go Soccer Bonkers June 10, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
I’m too excited to sleep. I can barely eat (which doesn’t bode well for the early morning drinking I’m about to engage in). And I’m having trouble sustaining coherent non-soccer conversations. So here I go with another World Cup post, since it’s the only thing on my mind...

The 5 Best Beaches in the Bay Area

The 5 Best Beaches in the Bay Area June 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s summertime in the San Francisco Bay Area, and while you aren’t sure you want to go swimming when its only 65 degrees out, you sure as heck aren’t going to miss seeing the Pacific Ocean close up. Good call. Because Northern California has some of the most superlative beaches in...

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...

Best Places to Watch the World Cup in San Francisco

Best Places to Watch the World Cup in San Francisco May 25, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Say you’re from Ireland, and the bitter feeling of being robbed of World Cup qualification by Thierry Henry’s cheating left hand caused you to rashly book a U.S. vacation for the entire month of the World Cup, June 11th to July 11th. You figured you couldn’t bear the pain of all the...

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...

Two Wheels along the Waterfront: A Complete Guide to the Perfect SF Bike Tour

Two Wheels along the Waterfront: A Complete Guide to the Perfect SF Bike Tour May 21, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
San Francisco is not a big city, but it can be hell on wheels biking through it, thanks to its famous hills. That doesn’t stop thousands of people from doing just that every day, but still, who wants to sweat that much on vacation? Fortunately, if you’re visiting San Francisco and looking...

Get Oysters by the Bay this Weekend

Get Oysters by the Bay this Weekend May 14, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Sunny and warm weather this weekend in San Francisco means the Bay to Breakers Sunday will be a blast. But what to do Saturday? If you’re into Guinness, oysters, and/or Cake (the band), then happily drop the $30 bucks to get into the 11th annual San Francisco Oyster Fest at Fort Mason. The West...
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