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Volume 44 Number 40

Appetite: Don’t forget to remember — Mission Beach Cafe

In the wake of last year's closings, at the beginning of the year I began reflecting on those neighborhood spots or classic restaurants we...

I, in the sky

Ariel Pink: the myth, the former solitary man, and the current group leader

RENE CAZENAVE, 1941-2010

A special genius in raising funds for the creation of a community controlled infrastructure, empowering residents of low-income neighborhoods

Appetite: Rogue wines and hearty burgers

B3 and the Winemaker's Speakeasy put a punk spin on rare corks

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Where's the female viagra, already?

Volume 44 Number 40 Flip-through Edition

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Another Hole in the Head Fest bleeds cultural eclecticism.

Ariel, part 2: Think Pink!

If Fleetwood Mac and Cherry Coke ruled the airwaves -- and the airwaves still ruled

Riot awakening

Stonewall Uprising documents a landmark moment for queer civil rights

Sicily unbound

Celebrating the engaged cinema of Francesco Rosi

We are family

The Kids Are All Right's (non)traditional comedy

Osteria Stellina

Consider the oyster pizza: This Point Reyes Station spot entices with intriguing combinations in a nautical atmosphere

Dizzy dazzle

The enormous and impressive Fisher Collection finds a public home at SFMOMA

Transit troubles

Fixing Muni is going about as smoothly as boarding a crowded bus with a bundle of groceries

Truce talks

Police, party promoters, and politicians seek a detente in the War on Fun

Ungodly deeds

Catholic Church dodges local taxes and sells a city-supported child care center to developers

Naked fun in the sun!

Our 36th annual guide to Bay Area nude beaches

Editor’s Notes

Finding a pension-reform plan that will work in the long run

Newsom and the board’s challenge

Newsom needs to decide whether he's serious when he says he wants to work with the supervisors on a budget

A new New Deal for San Francisco

San Francisco is no longer the employment center of the Bay Area, but the high-end bedroom of a commuting workforce based outside the city

To barflys

Bangers and mash at the Phoenix, and lessons I could've learned from my mother