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Volume 47 Number 33

Just for kicks

It's co-ed pickup kickball season -- but watch out for "mesh monsters"

Volume 47 Number 33 Flip-through Edition

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Small Business Awards 2013

Bayview martial arts, Mission pan dulce, Chinatown foodies, sexy snaps, and more make the scene in this year's tribute to creative entrepreneurship

Small Business Awards 2013: Shameless Photography

You chose body-positive boudoir shots for this year's Reader's Choice Award

Small Business Awards 2013: Babette

A commitment to homegrown style won this year's Local Manufacturing Award

Small Business Awards 2013: It’s-It

Golden Survivor Award indeed -- these icecream sandwiches have been around for 85 years

Small Business Awards 2013: R&G Lounge

Chinatown's special occasion standby takes home our Employee-Friendly Busines Award

Small Business Awards 2013: Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

An ecological philosophy and innovative tactics earned these community-builders our Small Business Advocate Award

Small Business Awards 2013: La Victoria Bakery

An uncanny ability to move with the times earned our Legacy Award for this Mission stalwart

Small Business Awards 2013: Hi Tops

The city's first gay sports bar hits a homerun with our Culture Champion Award

Small Business Awards 2013: Universal Martial Arts

The winners of our Community Service Award teach cops how to serve and protect, safely

Small Business Awards 2013: Mothership HackerMoms

Our Women in Business Award recipients make space for working mommas

No justice, no piece

This weekend's Sex Worker Film and Arts Fest whores itself for social change

Changing the metaphor

How I went from a Three Strikes lifer to participant in California's criminal justice reform movement

Tech workers aren’t all evil

Smashing the Google bus piñata was a bit much

Ultimate zero

San Francisco promises that by 2020, no garbage will end up in a landfill. But is that really possible?

Editor’s notes

Is tech abiding by the country's social contract? And why should we care?

Gang’s all here

The Blob digs into Sydney Town Tavern, Juice Shop, Shorty Goldstein's, Walzwerk

May flowers

Smuin Ballet presents a noteworthy 'Bouquet'

Bye bye Briski

SF bids farewell to yet another club favorite. Plus: Kastle, Objekt, Dirtybird, 'The Clock,' an awesome take on 'Upstairs at Eric's,' and more nightlife

Get high

A brand-new festival highlights Himalayan films

Assassination character

Michael Shannon is stone-cold stellar in 'The Iceman'

Joyful noise

'Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society' takes readers to the brink

Psycho beach party

An unyielding devotion to surf rock lives on, despite niggling concerns. Plus, soul duo Myron and E, and Lighting Bolt solo project Black Pus.