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Holiday shopping, anti-gentrification style

December 6, 2013
Anti-gentrification isn't just a hot-button issue in San Francisco. It's core-of-the-sun hot.And that's why Prensa POBRE/POOR Magazine, a magazine dedicated to giving ...

A new holiday tradition: workers’ rights

The holiday season has officially started, and if you're any kind of American, you know what that means. Hordes of wild-eyed shoppers have descended...

How the Bay Area is celebrating #GivingTuesday

December 3, 2013
Today (Tue/3) people are switching gears from the consumer madness of Black Friday, the shopping kickoff of the holiday season. Dec. 3 marks the...

Heavy-duty problems

Hundreds of local truckers threaten quasi-strike, saying job security and clean air aren't mutually exclusive

Chef Michael Anthony talks ‘The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook’

November 20, 2013
The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook (Clarkson Potter, 352 pp., $50) takes you on a restaurant tour, beginning with Danny Meyer’s initial conception of opening this...

On the Cheap: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Eviction epidemic spurs legislative solutions

Tenants, organizers and residents impacted by Ellis Act evictions packed the Board of Supervisors Chambers at San Francisco City Hall Nov. 14 for a...

Hundreds attend hearing to call for action on evictions

November 14, 2013
Tenants, organizers and residents impacted by Ellis Act evictions packed the Board of Supervisors Chambers at San Francisco City Hall today, Thu/14, for a...

Promo: Shop local, shop unique this holiday season

November 7, 2013
This Saturday, November 9, the brand new Jack of All Trades Market at Jack London Square features over 150 locally curated vendors selling a...

Film listings and reviews Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2013

October 29, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

New movies! Including a few scary ones (no thanks to Hollywood)!

Incredibly, Hollywood is allowing this hallowed weekend to pass without releasing a single horror movie. (Unless you count Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which I...

Film Listings and Reviews

October 23, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

The Performant: Cheers for fears

October 22, 2013
If you consume the news at all you'll find a lot to be afraid of that seems endemic to the modern age: swine flu,...

“Suspicious package” found at Union Square did not contain a bomb

October 17, 2013
Police closed off Union Square this afternoon, Thu/17, while the San Francisco Police Department’s bomb squad investigated the contents of a “suspicious package” located...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST HORROR HOUND DECOR

October 16, 2013
To some, a house full of Alex Pardee visual art would reap naught but disturbed sleep and missed meals. A living dream catcher...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST OUT-THERE GROCERIES

Houses in the Sunset may be built on dunes, but make no mistake, the neighborhood is no food desert. The flagship of the snacktastic...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Shopping

SHOPPINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST PLACE TO PARK YOUR CARD Get that...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Food and Drink

October 15, 2013
FOOD AND DRINKEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST ALL-NATURAL SWEETIE Juice may be...

Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: Shopping

October 15, 2013
BEST OF THE BAY 2013: READERS POLLSHOPPING BEST OVERALL BOOKSTORE GREEN APPLE BOOKS 506 Clement, SFwww.greenapplebooks.com BEST USED BOOK STORE AARDVARK BOOKS 227 Church, SF(415) 552-6733 BEST...

The procrastinator’s Treasure Island Music Festival to-do list

October 14, 2013
From snatching that perfect pair of tolerably uncomfortable shoes to sourcing stamina-inducing party favors, pre-music festival preparations are key. Unfortunately I’m a procrastinator to...

Chess-in defies SFPD crackdown

October 7, 2013
By Christina AanestadMore than 50 people crowded Market Street with tables, chairs, chess and other board games Sunday for a "Chess-in," a response to...

555 Fulton project moves forward with exemption to formula retail ban

October 4, 2013
The San Francisco Planning Commission yesterday approved a plan to build a mixed-use five-story building on the hotly debated 555 Fulton St. property. The...

Weekly Picks: September 25 – October 2, 2013

September 24, 2013
WEDNESDAY 9/25 Big Book Sale Over the span of five days this last week of September, as the late summer wind whips up, kids return...

Mexican summer

Exploring the Mexico City punk scene through house shows and tumultuous SF pit stops