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Golden prawn afternoon: Regent Thai in Noe Valley

June 15, 2008
Guardian video slideshow journalist Ariel Soto spent an enlightening Friday afternoon at Noe Valley's Regent Thai restaurant.

Sausage and the City

June 13, 2008
By Justin Juul Have you ever wondered what would happen if you ever actually pursued one of those weird ideas you get when you’re driving...

Althousing odyssey

June 11, 2008
Marianne Moore takes you on a guided tour through the often confusing, always thrilling world of Bay Area alternative housing We all know San Francisco...

Scottish SF

June 11, 2008
By Phil Eil San Francisco may be a long way from Scotland, but the fingerprints of our kilt-wearing friends are all over the Bay Area....

Kerchiefs out, again, for Phyl and Del

June 10, 2008
Dammit, this picture does it to me every time: Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, the first couple to get married in City Hall, 2004, in...

How much is that dead guy in the window?

June 10, 2008
By Phil Eil Some guys collected baseball cards when they were little. Martin Economou collected skulls. Nowadays, he doesn’t just collect skulls, he sells them...

Cheap beer and rubber band balls

June 9, 2008
By Justin Juul San Francisco has the best liquor stores in the country. Oh sure, you could make the argument that New York City, with...

SPORTS: Green (and gold) with envy

June 9, 2008
Image from the late, perhaps lamented, giantsvsas blog. By A.J. Hayes This coming weekend, the Giants will host the A's for the 12th year of inter-league...

BMX Battles: Sit the fuck down — the Sean Parker story

June 5, 2008
By Duncan Scott Davidson. Read Duncan's article "Rise Above: The BMX Battles" here. Read his interview with Lotek's Ian Schwartz here. Read his interview...

BMX Battles: SJBMX’s Chris McMahon pumps, swaps, and copes

June 4, 2008
By Duncan Scott Davidson. Read Duncan's BMX Battles article here. Read his interview with pro biker Ian Schwartz here. Chris McMahon, occasionally referred to in...

BMX Battles: Ian Schwartz — rough trannies, vibed out, lines backwards

June 4, 2008
By Duncan Scott Davidson. Read the BMX Battles article here. Ian Schwartz is a 27 year-old-pro bike rider from Ohio. He’s sponsored by Sunday bikes...

Cyclonudistas unite! World Naked Bike Ride hits SF

June 3, 2008
Yes, but who's riding the testicycle? Put your balls to the Brooks and your petals to the metal, shrinking violets -- raucous global event the...

Wheatpaste for peace: SF Peace Billboards Project launches

June 2, 2008
Photos and text by Ariel Soto About 100 art lovers gathered at the University of San Francisco (USF) on Memorial Day, May 26, to participate...

SPORTS: Underdog Horwitz starts off like Iron Horse Gehrig

June 2, 2008
By A.J. Hayes Nobody is quite ready to anoint Cal product Brian Horwitz as the next Lou Gehrig. But last Sunday - on the 83rd...

Beers With Violet Blue

May 30, 2008
While we're on the subject of Violet Blue, we figured it's time to post Justin Juul's recent interview with the sexy local celeb. Read...

Nerd is the New Cool: An Interview With Yo-Yo Master David Capurro

May 28, 2008
By Justin Juul If we’ve learned anything from the most recent technological revolution (Web 2.0 and stuff, duh!), it’s that nerds are way cooler than...

SF Weekly sneers at sex work

May 28, 2008
Sex writer Violet Blue is one of the best things at the Hearst-run SFGate website, an authentic local voice singing the praises of sex-positive...

SPORTS: The westies of Red Sox Nation

May 27, 2008
By A.J. Hayes A cursory inspection of the sea of fans sporting navy blue and crimson at the Oakland Coliseum this past weekend proved...

Awesome T-Shirts for Cinephiles

May 27, 2008
By Justin Juul Have you been to Lost Weekend Video lately? If not, you better run soon. It’s the only place in the city where...

SPORTS: The 2008 French Open

May 23, 2008
By Johnny Ray Huston When the French Open kicks off this Sunday, there will be a major void in one of its two main events....

Blast from the past

May 21, 2008
Intern Phil Eil checks out his neighborhood diner - without nearly kissing his mother. Does your license plate read, “MCFLY”? Have you been scanning...

Live the Dream with Dystopic Housing Realty

May 21, 2008
By Justin Juul Freelancing comes with a shitload of perks – autonomy, loving your work, self-scheduling, etc. -- but it’s not all great. The...

Freaks afoot: More B2B pics

May 20, 2008
By Justin Juul Naked dudes, drunk chicks, tortilla wielding madmen, Vikings, athletes, and homophobic Christian zealots. What a party! I came in 2,760th. Who says...

Pics: Anime life, sushi soap, China pop at Asian Heritage fest

May 19, 2008
By Ariel Soto San Francisco's Japan Town came alive this Saturday, May 17, to celebrate the 4th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration. The air...