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5 Things: August 31, 2011

>>SEPHARDIC LINES Gorgeous and wide-ranging contemporary dance company Alonzo King LINES Ballet just announced its new season, taking place at the Yerba Buena Center for...

5 Things: August 30, 2011

>>A HURRICANE OF YIPS The great Chihuahua airlift of 2011 -- in which a planeload of unwanted West Coast pups were to be flown...

5 Things: August 29, 2011

>>HOLLYWARD Hayward got a little more flash this week with the addition of Andrew Kong Knight's two three-story-tall "Hollywood Meets Hayward" murals, which reimagine...

5 Things: August 26, 2011

>>WATER WORKS Everyone's abuzz about Ali Farzat, the Syrian cartoonist whose hands were broken after creating wildly popular illustrated works critiquing the government. The...

5 Things: August 25, 2011

>>COMIC ZEN We just want to breathe deeply and slow our caffiene mainline (ironically) when we read Paul Madonna's All Over Coffee comic strip (is...

5 Things: August 24, 2011 UPDATED: More Apple, less Jobs

>>JELLY JOY A San Francisco Kickstarter campaign has raised over $91,000 when it only set out to raise $3,000. Uh, and it has 19 days...

5 Things: May 12, 2011

>>SCOBY SNACKS Lest you think that only barbarians and Bear Grylls eat their food alive, consider the case of fermentation. Sauerkraut, kombucha, bleu cheese,...

5 Things: May 10, 2011

>>IF YOU WATCH ONE MOVIE THIS YEAR, DON'T LET IT BE THIS ONE Looking to revisit the magic that was 2009's cinematic syrup of ipecac – and...

5 Things: May 5, 2011

>>FINELY BREWED PROSE Though his boozy empire is no longer based in the Bay Area of his youth, we still have a soft...

5 Things: May 3, 2011

>>BE STILL OUR WALLETS the Alameda Flea Market (ahem, Alameda Point Antiques Faire) was in full effect Sunday, a gently heaving behemoth of vans...

5 Things: April 28, 2011

>>POP-UP-TASTIC Oh pop-up phenomenon...why are you so enticing? Is it because our hype-heavy culture is so ADHD that the newest and coolest bar, gallery,...

5 Things: April 25, 2011

>>TAKE BACK THE STREETS In Chiapas, small Zapatista towns will build DIY speed bumps on the freeways cutting through their community. Here in SF,...

5 Things: April 22, 2011

 >>BLACK WHEELS Three reasons why African-Americans should ride bicycles, brought to you courtesy of community two-wheeler group Red Bike and Green. One, health: the...

5 Things: March 29, 2011

>>EYES OUT FOR LIL' ONES What does a San Francisco look like where everyone is safe to ride their bikes? Well, a lot like...

5 Things: March 28, 2011

>>AS IF WE WEREN'T ALREADY DISTURBED BY THE TIME WE SPEND WATCHING ANIMAL VIDEOS News broke last week that the slow loris is being poorly...

5 Things: March 25, 2011

>>I DREAMED MY BIKE HAD FENDERS... Should the rain keep up you will need a weekend project and more pots to catch the surprising...

5 Things: March 24, 2011

>>BEES ARE BACK IN TOWN On March 24, Hayes Valley Farm welcomes back the bees. Hives previously kept at the urban farm were wiped...

5 Things: March 23, 2011

>>PILLOW TALK "Luxury-tech” home furnishings line DQtrs is releasing a really clever collection of limited edition tapestry wall hangings and pillows that links ancient...

5 Things: March 22, 2011

>>SUPERMOON SUPERSOUND Miss the GIANT SUPERMOON this weekend? Hell, we all did – it  was storming cats and dogs (interestingly enough, Polish soulful techno...

5 Things: March 22, 2011

>>1. MIGHTY BIG HEAD Definitely check out the new Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico exhibit at the de Young -- the museum's permanent...

5 Things: March 18, 2011

>>ANTIQUING IN THE DAMP This rainy weekend may be the perfect time to check out Hayes Valley's new curiousity shop, Reliquary, holding it's grand opening...

5 Things: March 17, 2011

>>THREE VEILS TO THE WIND You're probably already green around your St. Patrick's Day gills -- maybe it's the perfect time to rustle up...

5 Things: March 15, 2011

>>1. (PARTY) HELP FOR JAPAN SF's nightlife community is already pulling out the fundraiser stops for Japan. First up: Thursday night's Good Foot party...

5 Things: March 14, 2011

>>1. DEVIL'S FOOD Well, why the hell not overlay a map of Mission cupcakeries with one of Mission gangs? Either it's a statement on...