As a gay man, I’ve noticed that a lot of the younger guys have started bringing their gal pals along to clubs. At Trigger some nights, there are as many straight girls as gay guys. That’s fine, but it can also be a “c*ck block.” Guys don’t hook up for fear of abandoning their pals. Also, more straight guys have been showing up, swift on the tail of the cute girls. Mistaking a straight guy for gay is a real mood killer. What to do?
Party for a good cause. Fair Trade Month kicks off tonight at Temple, one of the greenest bars in the country -- a celebration of those who work to make the worlds of food, drink and goods a safe and more just place for all involved.
There will be FAIR. Vodka in the house, which is made from fair trade quinoa and also appetizers, all made with fair trade-certified ingredients, of course. Come out and support the Fair Trade movement.
You can sit and ponder how to make it in this digitally revolutioned fashion and beauty biz , or be proactive about it and check out Retail Camp in SF tomorrow evening. This fun, (they'll be giving away gift cards, free wardrobe consultations, and other cool prizes to the top of the class), and informational conference, (60 industry insiders will be there including Moxsie's Jon Fahrner and Lululemon Athletica's Carolyn Coles), will undoubtedly leave you one step closer to achieving your stylish dreams.
CUESA Sunday Supper
The much ballyhooed (by me, at least) CUESA Sunday Supper is coming right up. Buy tickets now for the star chef-filled event (or spot some beasts and be entered to win a pair!), proceeds from which go to support CUESA's educational programming. Eat well for a great cause!
Welcome to "Transported", our new weekly series about getting places in San Francisco, whether you take the bus or the BART, bike or drive. Come here to find the skinny on secret parking spots, the new bike lanes and how to get across town on Muni without losing your mind.
There are a million smart phone apps out there for hopping from place to place in the Bay Area, so how do you know which are worth downloading? Let us know which you use the most!
For months, the only way to hear Adam Haworth Stephens’ solo material was to go to a Two Gallants show and see it happen by chance. Finally, the San Francisco native has a full-length album of his own. The recently released We Live on Cliffs achieves an intimacy to which Two Gallants—Stephens’ well-established indie-rock project with Tyson Vogel—cannot comfortably venture. With an unwavering lyrical center and vocals that assume a rare magic under strain—all neatly hemmed by seasoned producer Joe Chiccarelli, who has worked with indie giants like The Shins and The White Stripes—We Live on Cliffs generates a number of electric moments that clearly demonstrate what all the buzz is about.
This blistering, sweltering Indian summer day has the city panting, looking for instant coolers. And considering tomato season is just near over, I'd say gazpacho what you gotta have. I've been dreaming about it all day as we turn to puddles in our non air-conditioned office.
Here's where to get it or how to make it. Your choice.
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