The San Francisco-based startup GoPago is at it again. The company’s free mobile app–which as some know, just launched in S.F. in partnership with Chase—lets you order and pay for everything from coffee to burgers straight from your smartphone. You get to skip lines at local hot spots like Freshii, Moz, Tropisueno and Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, because your order is ready and waiting when you arrive.
Performance artist extraordinaire Monique Jenkinson inhabits the spaces between dance, theater, and drag. Her queen alter ego Fauxnique is a permanent fixture in the experimental art scene, and she’s the first woman to have won the Miss Trannyshack Pageant. Her solo shows, Faux/Real and Luxury Items, play to sold-out crowds and have garnered much critical acclaim. Jenkinson is a 2012 de Young Museum Irvine Artist Fellow and will be part of the Dance Discourse Project at the museum on Sept. 15. Also look for her show at CounterPULSE in November. Here, she names the best of SF's nightlife.
On May 19, the 9th Annual Croquet Invitational and Charity Auction, a benefit for the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area, hosted a capacity crowd at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards in Windsor. With over 600 guests, the event was a huge success! Guests enjoyed wine country’s best food, wine and croquet on a perfect spring day.
There’s a lot going on in San Francisco this weekend, you may have heard. While the Pride festival will be happening downtown, Pink Saturdays in the Castro and Dyke March in Dolores Park, another festival will be making a quieter presence in the city. This Saturday is the 6th Annual all day Bicycle Music Festival, held in Golden Gate Park and Potrero Hill.
Last December, Lauren Van Horn was trying to find a glasses stand to buy for her husband, but the only ones available were ugly and made of plastic. She put a request up on Zaarly for one made of wood.
Architect Tobi Adamolekun, who likes to design and build things, responded. He sent her some sketches; she approved the design, and he went to work on machinery available at TechShop.
Today is the summer solstice, marking the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Take advantage of the extra daylight and partake in some of these rad summer solstice celebrations happening around the city.
San Francisco Rocks Tour
After 24 games, the 16 teams in the European Cup have been narrowed down to eight. Favorites Germany and Spain both made it through, but Holland and Russia were casualties from the group stage. Here are the four quarter final matches and our favorite places to watch them.
We've partnered with Russian Standard Vodka and asked some of the city's top mixological talent to concoct delicious drinks with Russian Standard Vodka as its star ingredient, and base the name of the cocktail and its ingredients on a deeply-held ambition: maybe a frozen drink inspired by climbing the tallest peak, or salted rim to evoke sailing the open sea...
Want to win a $100 bar tab? Try all the cocktails over the next seven weeks and "toast" (i.e. vote for) your favorites by selecting one here.
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