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08 Feb 2019

Meet Nathan Temby: Dueling Pianist At Johnny Foley’s

Around 6-8 times a month patrons at Johnny Foley’s, an Irish pub which straddles the border of the Tenderloin and Union Square, can hear the musical stylings of Nathan Temby. Temby is part of a rotating roster of pianists who perform in Foley’s cellar in what are known as “dueling piano” shows.

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21 Aug 2018

With the Owner in Jail, The Westin St. Francis is for Sale!

The Westin St. Francis is up for sale, and its current owner is none other than the Chinese government.  Why?  Because its previous owner was Chinese insurance magnate We Xiaohui, and he was recently sentenced to 18 years in Chinese prison for fraud and embezzlement.  His Westin purchase was part

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27 Apr 2018

Red Hots Burlesque Wrecks Conventions With Body TABOO defiance

Red Hots Burlesque just had its 10th anniversary, but also spawned a new multimedia midnight cabaret incarnation that will make Union Square weird as hell this Saturday night. Body TABOO defiance defies normal description, but producer Dottie Lux tells BrokeAssStuart.com, “It’s a performance art showcase of different interdisciplinary performance artists

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23 Jun 2016

BAS Pride 2016: Awesome Parties at Cal Academy & Virgil’s Tonight!

Pride 2016 may be one of the most important in recent memory. Out of the tragedy of Orlando, a wave of solidarity has spread across the world and it has galvanized our community to respond with love, to speak out against our culture of violence, stand with our Latinx, Muslim,

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24 May 2016

We Wanna Send You On A Food Tour in the Mission District!

Avital Tours offers high-end social dining experiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles for locals and travelers alike. Their walking food tours are built by locals for locals. Their goal is that someone who lives in the Mission comes on our Mission Food Tour and learns something about her own neighborhood –

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19 Dec 2014

All the Things for Jews (and Lonely Gentiles) to Do on Xmas in SF

If you haven’t spent a Christmas in San Francisco, you’ve been missing something special. December 25th might just be one of my top five favorite days of the year in this city.

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12 Dec 2014

The City That Was: Christmas at Normandy Lane in SF’s City of Paris

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time.

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25 Nov 2014

Take a Look inside New York City’s Protest for Mike Brown

As I ended my slave labor shift a strategic ruckus, in unison, caught my attention. I came to the corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue where countless determined and angry faces sat atop young and old bodies, stomping through the streets of Manhattan. Signs which displayed disdain for the

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