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Chronicle Books Grand (Re)OpeningChronicle Books Grand (Re)Opening
By - posted 3/7/2012
Deals

Chronicle Books are re-opening in the Metreon, and they’ve got a weekend full of events and discounts planned. From 6-9pm on March 8, customers can mingle and enjoy delicious treats in store. Stop by all day to see the new space and browse our variety of art, craft, illustrated children’s titles, gift more...

Sunday Streets 2012Sunday Streets 2012
By - posted 3/7/2012
Fairs & Festivals

Sunday Streets is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration where the streets are closed to vehicles so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yoga classes… whoever can take over for an afternoon. The Kick off event on March 11, 2012 takes place along the Embarcadero from Fisherman’s Wharf to more...

$1 Beer Weekend | St. Patty's Day$1 Beer Weekend | St. Patty’s Day
By - posted 3/6/2012
Deals

Why spend this St. Paddy’s weekend holed up in a single bar, when you can hit up some of the best watering holes in SF with $1 beers, $3 cocktails and $4 Jameson shots. The city will be buzzing with energy on St. Patrick’s Day, so meet some new friends while more...

Bicycle BingoBicycle Bingo
By - posted 3/4/2012
Get Out: Events

Want to play a little bingo and win some prizes while breaking a sweat? Play “Bicycle Bingo” a weekly series at Oakland’s Actual Cafe where the bingo machine is actually a hacked-together bicycle contraption built by Monkey Likes Shinythat shuffles and dispenses the bingo balls. Plus volunteers from the audience get to ride the bike to more...

Sneak Preview: 21 Jump StreetSneak Preview: 21 Jump Street
By - posted 3/4/2012
Free Movie Screenings

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of 21 Jump Street, the brand new comedy action film the day before the film opens. 21 Jump Street Sneak Preview Thursday, March 15, 2012 (7p) Secret Theater Location in SF Based on the hit cop TV show on Fox from the late ’80s, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and more...

SF History Expo 2012SF History Expo 2012
By - posted 3/3/2012
Only in San Francisco

In 2012 the two-day San Francisco History Expo at the Old Mint (in SoMa) showcases 30+ mini-museums set up by local and neighborhood organizations featuring oral histories, artifacts and photographs. There will also be a special exhibition of 42 photographs, “Elegant Pit Stops,” a display of historic garages in the city, plus historic films, special programs and more...

The White Elephant SaleThe White Elephant Sale
By - posted 2/29/2012
Get Out: Events

The White Elephant Sale has taken one person’s trash and recycled it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years. The biggest rummage sale in Northern California, the White Elephant Sale is housed in a 96,000-square-foot warehouse arranged into 17 departments with millions of items from vintage clothing to sporting goods, jewelry, art, furniture, more...

Tour de Fromage 2012Tour de Fromage 2012
By - posted 2/29/2012
Get Out: Events

Join JB Rumburg, Other Avenues’ Cheesemonger for the Tour du Fromage–a bicycle ride highlighting his favorite independent cheese shops in San Francisco. JB will share his cheese expertise and experiences by way of bicycle. The ride will take you to the far reaches of the fromage frontier–from Ocean Beach to North more...

Pancakes, Booze & Underground ArtPancakes, Booze & Underground Art
By - posted 2/28/2012
Get Out: Events

LA’s Famous “Pancakes & Booze” Underground Art Show has made a home in San Francisco and is back in town March 2nd & 3rd for a two-day spectacle. For a $5 cover charge expect to see the works from over 75 underground and emerging artists, live body painting, live audio and more...

Happy Hours for the Super CheapHappy Hours for the Super Cheap
By - posted 2/28/2012
Cheap Tips

In this expensive city full of alcoholics, it is dangerous to know that there are several bars offering deals that make you very happy while making your liver hate you. So when you’ve just missed bus after work and have an extra $2 to burn, it’s time to loaded instead. Here’s more...

The Bar Workers BallThe Bar Workers Ball
By - posted 2/23/2012
Eat & Drink

SF’s bar workers work long shifts pouring drinks and dealing with lousy tippers, so it’s time for them to have a night for themselves – at the 2012 Mid-Winter Bar Workers Ball. 7×7 magazine and Broke Ass Stuart are hosting this annual event with stellar drink specials on high -end more...

Noise Pop 2012: Free ConcertsNoise Pop 2012: Free Concerts
By - posted 2/22/2012
Get Out: Events

What do Death Cab for Cutie, White Stripes and The Shins have in common? They’ve all played at San Francisco’s Noise Pop Music Festival, now in its 20th year of blowing up bands that you might not have heard of yet, but could be huge in six months. So here’s your more...

SF's Best Open Mic ComedySF’s Best Open Mic Comedy
By - posted 2/20/2012
Get Out: Events

Looking for a few cheap laughs? We’ve got a list of free comedy open-mics for every day of the week. The truly savvy will go to Brainwash on Thursdays during happy hour (5-7) to get in a couple of $5 pitchers of PBR before the free comedy open mic at 7, more...

Funcheap's Bar TakeoverFuncheap’s Bar Takeover
By - posted 2/18/2012
Eat & Drink

Get your liver ready… FuncheapSF’s very own Johnny Funcheap will be stepping behind the bar and serving up drinks this Wednesday at North Beach’s Bottle Cap! Funcheap founder Johnny will be crafting his own signature specialty cocktail, “Johnny’s Irish Rocket” a deadly and tasty concoction featuring Jameson, ginger beer, lime and a bit of a more...

Peet's 2-For-1 Coffee WeekendPeet’s 2-For-1 Coffee Weekend
By - posted 2/18/2012
Deals

Peet’s is celebrating the long weekend and post-Valentine’s come down with a buy one get one free offer on any coffee beverage (or tea) good every day through February 20, 2012. There’s the usual restrictions (like the second drink has to be lesser or equal value) but whether you have a more...