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Volume 48 Number 27


Drinking from noon to midnight and back again: our guide to bars and liquor for every hour of the day

SF’s culture of corruption

In many ways, San Francisco hasn't changed. It's still the old Barbary Coast, ruled by capitalist thugs and corrupt politicians, only with glossy modern spin

Volume 48 Number 27 Flip-through Edition

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Tapping back

THE WEEKNIGHTER: Into the Wayback Machine and through the tipsy ages with Upper Haight standby The Gold Cane

Where to eat right now

Bacon Twix, rabbit curry, spicy panuozzo, avocado tacos: the hottest new spots in the city (that won't break your bank)

Sweet, psyched-out, and dirty

Oakland's violin-wielding Everyone Is Dirty on the band's first full-length. Plus: Wicked Mercies and The She's

All (really, all) are welcome

Composer Mark Growden finds his calling with the Calling All Choir

Brawl opera

It's only April, but The Raid 2 is the action movie of the year

Freedom of expression

A PFA series pays tribute to Czech New Wave filmmaker Jan Nemec


The dark, entrancing 'A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness' and other Crossroads experimental film fest standouts

Peep peep

Nightlife's spring has sprung: Sunset season opener, Hard French's return, star-studly Soiree, Dick Slap life, Worldly sounds, more parties

Talk it through

The ever-questioning Margaret Jenkins celebrates four decades of dance

Crime and politics

How an FBI probe of organized crime in Chinatown took down a senator and well-connected political consultant

Bloodshed in Bernal Heights

The police shooting of Alejandro Nieto leaves a community in shock

Massage therapists hope for a happy ending

The California Massage Therapy Council, a statewide body that licenses massage practitioners, may expire at the end of this year unless extended by the...

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