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Volume 44 Number 42

Appetite: NYC Food Cheat Sheet, part two

During my latest visit to my beloved New York, I spent eight days gleefully eating my way around the city, as I have done...


Speaking with Soundcloud superstar Rico Passerini about the future of dance music. Plus: Todd Edwards, Siouxsie Tribute, Out Side Art, and more

According to Matthew

Hairy Eyeball: Frustrating, seductive -- Matthew Barney's epic Cremaster cycle comes to the Roxie

Volume 44 Number 42 Flip-through Edition

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Trust no one

The Vortex Conspiracy: Dear humans: You lose. Love, Insects

Public trance-portation

The Magic Bus tours your mama's and papa's SF and finds the 'rents (and rents) are all right

Fantasy island

Myles Cooper and Alexis Penney are making San Francisco ground zero for gay pop creativity

Addicts unanimous

The urge to gorge or smoke crack is explored in two habit-forming new memoirs

Tough stuff

SFJFF: Jewish gangsters on the big screen

Bringing out the dead

SFJFF docs raise important questions about the Holocaust on film


Great Directors: a vanity project worth admiring

Cigar Bar and Grill

Smoke 'em if you got 'em? Cigar Bar provides surprisingly tasty classics and a patio for lighting up

State of interdependence

Kara Davis and Sarah Jo Zaharako merge music and dance in "Symbiosis"


Dear Readers: This week's letter of greatest interest, a well-composed rant against my supposed blind devotion to Western medicine, ignorance of same, and lack of...

Against nostalgia

The spirit mediums of "Hauntology" carefully conjure the living presence of the past

Here’s lookin’ at you, Vic

Big-screen commitment and a handful of daisies: Red Vic Movie House celebrates 30 years

Censored: calls for a revolution

Prison ban of communist newspaper raises activists' ire, sparks First Amendment questions

Growing pains

Oakland and other Bay Area cities move to regulate and tax medical marijuana cultivation

Deal time

Board certifies Lennar's EIR, but a battle still looms over amendments to the massive redevelopment project

Booze or mismanagement?

Battle over proposed alcohol ban marks preparations for 100th Bay to Breakers

Editor’s Notes

Lessons from Canada

Small biz should support Chiu tax plan

The new proposal would make the flat payroll tax more progressive and would exempt more small businesses

Repairing the initiative process – in CA and SF

If initiative and referendum in California and San Francisco is designed correctly, it has the potential to reinvigorate this age-old invention of representative government


Showmanpersonship at El Gallo Giro taco truck