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Volume 45 Number 32

The essential SF bike map

Bike routes today, tomorrow, and still to come

Drinking al Frisco

Three perfect patios for warm weather boozing

Volume 45 Number 32 Flip-through Edition

May 11, 2011
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Ass backward

Red Wing's Korean chicken is pretty damn tasty -- at least the fried

Into the Vortex, part one

The Vortex Room screens rare reels at Thursday film cult nights

Soul sounds

The Weeknd and Hype Williams navigate music and identity in 2011

The underground

The '80s synth sounds of BART: Bay Area Retrograde are fun and of the moment

Heavy times

The Sandwitches' sophomore release, Mrs. Jones' Cookies, sounds timeless despite the band's old-timey vibe

The fun side of bikes

The Fossil Fool pushes bicycle advocacy in the direction of music, art and parties

The night has a thousand eyes

Elliot Lavine's "I Wake Up Dreaming" series returns with more rare noir

Ride the lightning

A metalhead ignites a grieving family (for better — and worse) in Hesher

Fully loaded

Crossroads packs a season's worth of avant-garde cinema into a single weekend

Ideale

When in North Beach ... head for perfectly creamy risotto alla pescatore and sweets like Nonna used to make

New resonance

Smuin Ballet presents intriguing contemporary ballet

Cycling race

Advocates for minority bike riders find ways to spread the word

The Yellow Pages are green

Standing up for the Yellow Pages -- and local businesses

Outta be in pictures

May 10, 2011

Druid Theater Company holds a cleverly fractured mirror up to Ireland in its handsome production of The Cripple of Inishmaan

Garbage shuffle

Alamo Square group alleges that Recology overbilled as board delays landfill decision

Preserving preservation

Sup. Wiener fears historic preservation may impede city-wide improvements

Editor’s notes

Despite news stories reporting otherwise, landlords have it pretty good here in San Francisco

Boxed out

Fiber-optic proponents think beyond AT&T's proposed network upgrades

The rise of bike culture

The streets of San Francisco aren't just for cars anymore

Bike Party!

San Francisco's newest group ride marks a less confrontational, more booty-shaking phase in the city's bike movement

Kids on bikes

San Francisco is seeing increased cycling ridership, yet children are being largely left behind