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Burning Man Tickets Now on Sale!

Burning Man Tickets Now on Sale!

Get them while they’re hot! (pun intended). Tickets for the festival on the Playa went on sale at 10am today and range from $210 to $320. Ah, I remember the good ol’ days when tickets were only $40 and you could spend the rest of…

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Epic Coffee Cupping

Epic Coffee Cupping

What is the best bean in San Francisco? Tomorrow night 18 Reasons is hosting a “Massive Coffee Cupping” for Good Food Week. In a blind-cupping, you can sniff and slurp through the best coffee in the Bay to decide which one you think tops them…

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The Decemberists Live (Online) at Lunch

The Decemberists Live (Online) at Lunch

The Decemberists are getting major props from national media outlets for their latest country-influenced album, The King is Dead. What’s all the hype about? Find out for yourself with a live video webcast during the lunch hour today. The hour-long set from the band’s home…

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Landmark Status for GG Park

Landmark Status for GG Park

GG Park is the soul of San Francisco. Its 1,017 acres of land stretches towards the ocean and its vast swathes of green lawn beckon you to sit and relax on a sunny day. And now it just may become a historical landmark. The Chronicle…

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Morning Beat: Full Moon Musings

Morning Beat: Full Moon Musings

There’s a full moon tonight in San Francisco, and what better time to unwind, recharge, and expand your aural surroundings. The night is alive with two local acts that push the limits of their respective genres. Young Prisms w/ Melted Toys @ Bottom of the…

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Hot Track: Chromeo “I’m Not Contagious”

Hot Track: Chromeo “I’m Not Contagious”

Get pumped for Chromeo’s upcoming gig at the Fox Theater with “I’m Not Contagious,” off of the duo’s iTunes Live from Montreal release that was just made available today. Tix are still available for their February 18th show in Oakland, but act quick, other stops…

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Oakland Raiders Hire Hue Jackson

Oakland Raiders Hire Hue Jackson

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis formally introduced Hue Jackson as the team’s sixth head coach since 2003 on Tuesday. Jackson served as the team’s offensive coordinator this past season. The Raiders finished the year ranked sixth in the league in offense, averaging over 25 points…

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Video: Metric x Buffalo Springfield

Video: Metric x Buffalo Springfield

Metric’s Emily Haines does an awesome job taking on Neil Young with a cover of Buffalo Springfield’s “Expecting to Fly,” and the visuals are stunning. From emily Haines via her publicist: “Over the holidays, our talented pal Christopher Mills, who previously created a short film…

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Starbucks’ Trenta = The Big Gulp of Coffee

Starbucks’ Trenta = The Big Gulp of Coffee

Starbuck’s recently announced its newest menu addition – the 31oz Trenta. That’s right, you read correctly, 31 ounces! By contrast, 7-Eleven’s Big Gulp is 32-ounces. Now that is a lot of caffeine. Perhaps they are trying to corner the Four Loko market? The Trenta is…

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10 Restaurants to Watch in 2011

10 Restaurants to Watch in 2011

If you are not tired of lists yet, the New York Times has come out with its list of 10 restaurants around the world to keep an eye on in 2011, including a local fine dining establishment. Corey Lee’s highly acclaimed Benu, which opened in…

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Human Cheese

Human Cheese

Miriam Simun, a graduate student at NYU, is making cheese out of breastmilk. As part of her aptly titled “Human Cheese Project“, she has been taking milk from nursing mothers, culturing it, blending it with goat or cow milk and creating cheese out of the…

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Supervisor Redistricting

Supervisor Redistricting

Just when you thought the political antics of the new year had settled, city politicos have gone ahead shaken things up again. They are trying to redraw supervisors’ districts. This means, for example, that if you live in a progressive stronghold like the Mission (Dictrict…

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