by Laurie Riihimaki From the astonishing tricks of Houdini to the spectacular world of Harry Potter, magic has always been a part of our society. The idea that something dazzling and unexpected could wondrously appear in our average existence is a concept that continuously blows our minds and makes our
San Francisco is enjoying a Golden Age of magic – there are more live magic shows playing in town than there have been in over 100 years, when Vaudeville brought professional entertainers to town, before the talkies really caught on. In the old days, San Francisco had dozens and dozens
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
By Jessica DeJesus The magic filled streets of Coney Island date back to the 18th century, when one of the world’s greatest escape artists, Harry Houdini himself, performed small tricks on the infamous boardwalk. The crowds would be in awe of the shows such an inspiring performer would put on.
San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a new column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. Harry Houdini (born Erik
Ahhhhh, kissing under the mistletoe! You have it all planned: after partaking in some holiday cheer, you’ll maneuver your object of desire into the door frame where the familiar green twig with white is hangin (if it has red berries it’s Holly, not mistletoe), and you kiss the hell out of
I fucking love magic! I really do. Like I know it’s not “magic” in a Merlin sense but I love the illusions people are able to make our feeble human senses perceive. Anyways, with that in mind I’m pretty excited to be giving out these tickets. I have one pair
Mondays are anything but a laughing matter. I don’t know about you, but after a weekend tarnished by a stormy Sunday, I kind of feel like I got screwed out of my non-work day fun. What’s a girl to do when she has a major case of the Monday
Scare tactics that leave your wallet empty…. I have a confession to make. The other day I was shopping at Ross on Geary, scrutinizing a $3 wooden hair brush under florescent lights, when this gypsy woman walked by and seriously looked inside of me. “Your aura is really open right