Oh Aretha, we love you so much! Whether you’re 6 or 66, Aretha Franklin is the music of your youth. If you believe in god, then her voice must’ve been a gift from heaven. If you’re not a believer, then you got to be alive at the same time that evolution created one of the finest voices of all time. Regardless, her gifts and talents were incomparable. Plus she was a bad ass activist. She even bailed Angela Davis out of jail! The Queen of Soul will be sorely missed.
This week, we’ll talk about where the Ghost Ship case is headed, why you shouldn’t eat salad at McDonald’s, how you can help a revered Mission District restaurant owner being attacked by Trump’s immigration policy and where to find a furry best friend. But first, we pay respect to the Queen.
The new Transit Center and public park downtown are officially open in San Francisco, and as far as transportation terminals go, we got a pretty nice one. Not every bus station has its own rooftop garden, massive light installations, and it’s own little gondola. Not to mention a live music
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE. HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Update: The Marco Senghor Legal Defense Fund GoFundMe is now online and taking donations. The man who founded the Mission District cult-hit Senegalese restaurant Bissap Baobab is the latest victim of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Former alt-right mouthpiece and Darth Vader look-alike Steve Bannon is releasing his new film “Trump @ War,” on September 9th of this year. The film’s trailer is full of news clips and sound bites depicting political protests, violent clashes, and white guy voice overs extolling Trump’s amazing accomplishments in office. It’s designed
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The best tiki bar I’ve ever been to is Smith’s Union Bar in Honolulu’s Chinatown. It’s a shitty little tiki dive bar with even shittier karaoke. It’s also the oldest bar on
Word just came in that another long time favorite SF dive bar is closing forever. Not only that, the entire building is being torn down. BAS reader Tyler Harbaugh sent me a tweet that came from the Hemlock Tavern’s instagram account. As you can see below, there is no ambiguity.
For families and friends of the 36 Ghost Ship Fire victims, the road to justice has been long and fraught with disappointment. A surprise ruling made Friday tipped the scale and offered those grieving a small sigh of relief, but that relief may be short-lived. Here, we dig into the