BottleRock three-day passes sold out in a blink; get your one-day tix before they're gone. (Courtesy of @bottlerocknapa)

BottleRock drops 2020 lineup + more topics to discuss over brunch

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We're still not sure what's better about BottleRock—the way-above-festival-par food and wine, or the lineup—this year's acts range from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Blondie.

Plus, Impossible pork is here, Castro mainstay Flore shutters, and more local headlines you missed while you were pressing snooze through the first week of the decade.



49ers offensive assistant Katie Sowers emerges with TV ad, SF Chronicle

A Microsoft Surface Pro 7 commercial that aired this weekend featured the NFL's second-ever full-time female coach saying, "I'm not here to be the token female, I'm here to help us win." Read more.


BottleRock Napa drops 2020 lineup: Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more, SF Gate

Three-day passes are already snatched up, but its not too late to grab single day tix to see The Avett Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Janelle Monae, and more. Read more.

*UPDATE Jan. 10, 3:30pm: BottleRock tickets have sold out.*



One of Alamo Square's famous Painted Ladies is for sale, Curbed SF

Situated on the city's most iconic row of homes, this painted lady is $2.75 million. She's got beautiful bones, but she's definitely a fixer-upper. Bring hella cash. Read more.


Bay Area-Based Impossible Foods Unveils Plant-Based 'Impossible Pork', SFist

With Impossible pork—and Burger King's forthcoming Impossible Crossan'wich—the local vegetarian foods innovator is seriously disrupting meat. Read more.



Castro's 47-year-old cafe Flore closes, in switch to events-only concept, Hoodline

Another day, another restaurant closure. After 47 years, the sunny brunch spot is transitioning to an event space (yeah, like that will last). Watch for the cannabis-centric Flore Store to open across the street this spring. Read more.

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