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Faked Soil Samples Throw Hunters Point Shipyard Development into Disarray
Chris Roberts | September 21, 2016

 

New neighborhoods don’t sprout overnight, even in a historic housing crisis. Transforming the...

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A Fest for the Rest
Ian A. Stewart | September 21, 2016

 

It may not have quite the same cachet as Outside Lands, but Treasure Island Music Festival—now in its 10th year, and its final on the island—is arguably the Bay...

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Design Calendar: The Week in Sales, Openings, Events, and More
Lauren Murrow | September 21, 2016

 

September 21
Pre-order Ursa Major's new line of super-soft basics—...

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Paint It Black
Ian A. Stewart | September 21, 2016

 

More than 50 years’ worth of works from seminal American painter and sculptor Frank Stella will be on display at the de Young this fall (Nov. 5–Feb 26, 2017). Here...

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Bound for Glory
Lamar Anderson | September 20, 2016

 

Well-oiled machine. It sounds like an idea for a demo at the Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco’s annual leather and fetish festival, but it’s also a phrase that many people use to describe the fair’s...

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Rose Pak Never Stopped. Until She Did.
Joe Eskenazi | September 19, 2016

 

On August 17, Rose Pak sat down with me at the Chinatown Hilton to discuss the dynamics of San Francisco politics. It was my first in-person meeting with Pak since 2015,...

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Bringing Hula Back
Annie Tittiger | September 19, 2016

 

Leave the fake leis and ukulele at the resort; the real hula is happening here on the mainland. Patrick Makuakane has given the traditional Hawaiian dance a 21st-century refresh with his Potrero Hill–based hula company,...

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Oxfords Gone Wild
Lauren Murrow | September 19, 2016

 

The Golden Age of Shreve
After more than 100 years at 200 Post Street, landmark jeweler Shreve & Co. will introduce its new, permanent Union Square location this month. Designed by Lochte Architectural...

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A Highbrow Commute
Ian A. Stewart | September 19, 2016

 

Your Muni ride should get a little more enriching, at least for a weekend, when the San Francisco Trolley Dances series returns for its 13th year (Oct. 15–16). The...

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Remixing the Masters
Ian A. Stewart | September 16, 2016

 

When Smuin returns for its 2016–17 season with Dance Series 01 this fall, keep an eye out for a new piece by Garrett Ammon, artistic director of Denver-based dance company Wonderbound. The last time...

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Four New Restaurants We’re Crazy For
Rebecca Flint Marx and Josh Sens | September 15, 2016

 

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For its third restaurant, the Hi Neighbor Group (Stones Throw, Trestle) has...

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Cirque du Soleil Meets the Bay
Devin Holt | September 15, 2016

 

Among the swordfish, iguana, and marimba-playing crocodile characters that populate Luzia, Cirque du Soleil’s tribute to Mexico, there’...

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