Articles Tagged ‘san francisco nightlife’

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry With Your Out-of-Town Guests

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry With Your Out-of-Town Guests September 8, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
I’ve had quite a few friends from my hometown of Boston cruise through the city recently. One of my favorite things to do with out-of-town guests is show off San Francisco’s eclectic mix of cuisine and cocktails. No knock on Boston at all (and I say that having just spent the majority of a week gorging...

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...

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...

The San Francisco Bay Area Guide to Karaoke

The San Francisco Bay Area Guide to Karaoke March 29, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
When it comes to karaoke, there are really just two approaches: giving it your all, or…not. You don’t have to be an aspiring Idol-like artist, but enthusiasm alone can push a performance from awkward to awesome. For the unadventurous, there’s the choice of renting out rooms with your...