Starred, Striped

THE WEEKNIGHTER:  Dave's -- the good ol' melting pot of cheap cocktails

Photo Gallery: Graffiti artists tagging in the sunshine at Precita Park

Normally the sound of 20 or so artists rattling and spraying aerosol cans would be quickly followed by the sound of sirens. But Sat/19...

Painting with more colors

Study finds city arts funding disproportionately goes to arts created by and attended by white people

Kaepernick incident report details bong hits, blackout, and alleged assault

San Francisco 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick, player Quinton Patton and Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette are being investigated for sexual assault by Miami police,...

Appeal to the Giants

 By John Farrell OPINION We all love our 2010 and 2012 World Champion Giants and wish them all the best in 2014. But I...

Cap and frown

SFUSD considers allowing hats in schools, ending a policy discouraging cultural indicators

Goldies 2014 Comedy: Sean Keane

Skewering the absurdities that inconvenience our daily lives

Read this: 11 national news outlets cover SF’s tech culture war

Those of us in the Bay Area have long followed the rising rents, floods of evictions, and growing resentment between long-time Bay Area residents...

Among the archived

Exploring the Bay Area Reporter's online database of AIDS-era obituaries

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENTEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST BAWDY BOWIE WORSHIP It takes...


At first, the idea of opening a successful gay sports bar in the Castro might have struck some as either a shameful back-in-the-closet move...

Thunder from West Portal: Quentin Kopp savages the Warriors’ Embarcadero Wall and its $220 million taxpayer subsidy

(Scroll down to read Kopp's column from the Westside Observer) When then State Sen. Quentin Kopp was appointed to the bench in San Mateo...

Our 50 favorite San Francisco bars — all on one page!

From splashy dives to upscale classics (and everything in between) — our favorite spots to grab a drink This week's cover story in the...

The G50: San Francisco’s top bars

From splashy dives to upscale classics (and everything in between) — our favorite spots to grab a drink

Friends of London Breed

Got an interesting email invite: A group of the most pro-downtown, pro-landlord, conservative folks in town is holding a fundraiser for Sup. London Breed,...

Quarterback sack

The huge plates at Celia's in San Rafael require a robust offense

Avast ye

Hopefully, this week your craving is for Moby Dick and sports stories

The Performant: Boxed in at Boxwars

Putting the glad into GladiatorYou are a warrior. Sheathed in armor of the finest corrugated paper pulp and armed with the righteousness of a...


Nursing wounds -- and diving into Sugoi Sushi

SF Stories: Benjamin Bac Sierra

Puro San Francisco

Das Racist’s Kool A.D. on hip-hop, baseball, and losing his virginity

Self-proclaimed, “second best rapper with glasses after E-40” and Bay Area native by way of Brooklyn Victor Vazquez aka KOOL A.D. of rap group...

Roll with it

Secret bahn mi joys (and pugilistas) at Kim's Cafe

Oh, the cutlery

Sharp words -- and some fantastic kimchi fried rice at Spoon

Finger waves

It's all about the signs at Mozzeria