San Francisco Around Town

Cable Car Caroling. To get the full flavor of San Francisco we traveled via cable cars - many of which have been in service
Many hipsters and "new tech" enthusiasts are enraptured by the so-called "sharing economy" and its leading companies, such as Airbnb, Uber and Lyft. If you really believe that these companies have anything to do with "sharing," then you really need to see Company Town.
Hoodies featuring various tech company logos and Lululemon pants are some of San Francisco's biggest fashion staples, yet stores boasting other fashion trends are starting to pop up throughout the city.
With her heavy-handed contour and wild makeup, few RuPaul's Drag Race alumni are as instantly recognizable as Trixie Mattel. The reality competition's Season 7 favorite admits her look hasn't always been so unique though.
There is something for everyone here -- so enjoy!
A new book by Laura Horak from Rutgers University Press, Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-Dressed Women, Lesbians, and American
Prior to the screening of the Anthony Asquith-directed behind-the-scenes look at British moviemaking, Shooting Stars (1928
"I wasn't even looking for who to do better than," said the ever-confident performer, who hits San Francisco's Castro Theatre May 28 for Drag Queens of Comedy. "I have to do my own personal best. If I do that, my creativity will come through."
Should we all feel bad for Ben-Ora? Personally, I don't feel sorry for her at all. In fact, most people would be ecstatic just to find a paying job in the bay area that offers employee benefits and health insurance.
The Russian River (estimated driving time: 90 mins) You wouldn't think hanging out by a river would be such a big deal this
"WWII Letter" courtesy of the artist Collage is the act of assembling or arranging seemingly unrelated items, and in doing
Still, for a short time I was committed to Public transit, I tried other routes and on good days cut a whole 10 minutes off
With its many festivals devoted to so many different aspects of film, festivals goers in San Francisco are especially fortunate in their opportunity to take in movies others may have only heard or read about.
More than 20 years ago, I stepped into Video Wave, which was then on Castro Street in Noe Valley. It was a Friday night, and not having anything in particular to do, I thought I would rent a movie.
Though it's not the only boogie woogie festival in the country, the San Francisco International Boogie Woogie Festival has proven itself one of the best.
The clear and simple truth is that Airbnb has drifted very far from its origins, and is no longer simply a platform of "regular people" hosts. It has morphed into a giant loophole for professional real estate operatives.
"I still get goosebumps when I go to a drag show and they're performing 'Stranger in My House,'" admits singer Tamia with a laugh.
San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.
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With its stunning natural beauty and a thriving arts and culture scene, the city has an abundance of things to do if you're on a budget or just saving for other indulgences.