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8/26/2008

Many years ago, someone industrious realized that the fastest way to a city dweller’s heart is a lively party with a free-flowing bar. The last place... More»

7/15/2008

Even without the existence of Twitter, the Yahoo! party would have been a madhouse. But with 10,000 conferencegoers texting each other about where to chill... More»

6/1/2008

ON March 4, 2008, aka Gay Marriage Day at the California Supreme Court, the press conferences in city hall started at 7:30... More»

5/12/2008

Ordinarily, you wouldn’t give K&D Market a second look. A nondescript convenience store in the Mission, K&D (above) is best known as... More»

4/16/2008

You follow a lot of rules if you’re one of Mary Clarke’s kids. You leave your shoes outside, you complete your work on time, and—no matter... More»

2/4/2008

Anne Fougeron Vital stats: 47, Noe Valley Hot because: She's one of the nation's top modern architects.... More»

2/4/2008

Olivia* couldn't care less about fly-fishing. She's never frozen her butt off trolling for trout in thigh-deep water, and she has no particular interest in... More»

2/4/2008

It's a warm spring night, and Kim Addonizio is telling me about having sex with men in smoky bars with scary clown paintings on the walls. We're sitting in... More»

2/4/2008

It's easy to miss the Hong Kong Art Salon, located on a commercial strip of Taraval Street in the city's outer reaches. The squat building shares the block... More»

2/4/2008

Looking at my friend Helen Carter*, a gregarious, svelte physician with a comfortable home in the city's desirable 94118 ZIP code, I find it hard to believe... More»

2/4/2008

Last fall, I went to the annual fund-raiser Strike Out Breast Cancer at the Presidio Bowl. Apart from the promise of some down-home fun (bowling in western... More»

2/4/2008

He seemed like just another homeless guy, the kind you walk by every day in San Francisco, or try to walk by, before he irritates the hell out of you by... More»