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Three Weekend Getaways to Escape the Inauguration Blues
Caitlin Harrington | January 18, 2017


For anyone ready to face President Trump with fists raised in protest, there are...

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So Long, Leonard
Andrea Powell | January 18, 2017


See all the Affinities photo shoots here.

When Leonard Cohen passed away in...

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Ahead of Trump’s Inauguration, Oakland’s Resistance Is Anything but Unified
Lamar Anderson | January 17, 2017

San Francisco magazine and This Golden State podcast are...

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San Francisco Tenant Who Faced $6,755 Rent Hike Scores $400,000 Payout
Lamar Anderson | January 17, 2017


Deb Follingstad, the Bernal Heights tenant whose out-of-the-blue 315 percent rent increase...

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Making Out Like Bandits
Linda Lenhoff | January 17, 2017


Hard-nosed detectives and dishy dames reign as the San Francisco Film Noir Festival brings seven decades’ worth of crime drama to the Castro Theatre. The 10-night event, dubbed The...

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Magnificent Obsession: Single Thread
Rebecca Flint Marx | January 16, 2017


There’s a lot to love, and also a lot that scrambles the brain, at Single Thread, the restaurant...

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San Francisco Ice Cream Is About to Get Even Weirder
Rebecca Flint Marx | January 13, 2017


Even if 2016 hadn’t been such a thoroughly horrible year, the news of Salt & Straw’s imminent arrival in...

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Bitter Is Better
Josh Sens | January 12, 2017


At St. George Spirits in Alameda, master distiller Lance Winters makes a liqueur called Bruto Americano, which translates loosely from Italian as “crass American.” Though the name wasn’t originally...

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Roughing It No More
Lauren Murrow | January 11, 2017


Eight years ago, a pair of city-weary Castro dwellers purchased two and a half acres of land on top of Inverness Ridge and pitched a roomy safari tent. The couple would take their kids, now 9 and 12, up there...

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New Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna Would Risk Arrest to Keep Immigrant Families Whole
Lamar Anderson | January 10, 2017

San Francisco magazine and This Golden State...

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Books to Help You Make It Through the New Year
Linda Lenhoff | January 10, 2017


By all indications, 2017 figures to be another torturous year, and Bay Area authors have rallied with three locally placed stories in which the personal gets political—a...

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Laugh Till You Cry
Ian A. Stewart | January 10, 2017


Considering that our presidential campaign season basically played out like the sketch comedy routine from hell, it feels oddly appropriate for the 16th annual San Francisco Sketchfest to...

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