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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday Seven: A Sock Hop, Bon Marché's Beer Debuts, Brewcade Goes Fluorescent

Wednesday Seven: A Sock Hop, Bon Marché's Beer Debuts, Brewcade Goes Fluorescent

TONIGHT: A Sock Hop Conspicuous do-gooder Ashley Dickinson (of Kinda Kind with Ashley Lauren) is throwing a sock hop…
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Dining, SFoodie Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Hot Fudge Sundaes, Crepes & Cupcakes

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival: Hot Fudge Sundaes, Crepes & Cupcakes

A weekend centered around chocolate returns with the 20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival September 12 and 13. Sweet treats abound, with sundaes, chocolate crepes, cupcakes, and more from 50 vendors. There’s also wine, music and chef demos (Delfina, Waterbar,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Watch This Video of 1955 San Francisco (Including the Cliff House Sky Tram)

Watch This Video of 1955 San Francisco (Including the Cliff House Sky Tram)

Here’s a fun, 21-minute-long, 1955 Cinemascope presentation that explains San Francisco to people who’ve never heard of it — and without showing the Tenderloin, the Mission, or a single moment of fog. Beautifully oversaturated and overwritten in that ‘50s…
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News, Sucka Free City Statue of Immunity: Police Knew of the Danger that Led to a Child's Death

Statue of Immunity: Police Knew of the Danger that Led to a Child's Death

The city was shocked by the death of 2-year-old tourist Kayson Shelton, who was killed when a statue he was climbing upon outside a Fisherman's Wharf art gallery toppled onto him. But it was no surprise. "For a couple of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Sealebration

Sealebration

What's that you say? You've never heard the harrowing history of the majestic sea lions of San Francisco's historic tourist attraction, Pier 39? After a brief hiatus in 2009 that had everyone freaking out, the sea lions are back…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Brighten Your Nights with San Francisco's Plentiful and Free Holiday Tree Lightings

Brighten Your Nights with San Francisco's Plentiful and Free Holiday Tree Lightings

The election is over, Black Friday is behind us, and the holiday season is in full swing. Shoppers are out and about, we're all frantically trying to get caught up on work before our vacations, Macy's Holiday Tree is…
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News, The Snitch Robbers Stab Man, Steal Cellphone Near Fisherman's Wharf

Robbers Stab Man, Steal Cellphone Near Fisherman's Wharf

Another man remains in critical condition today after he was was brutally attacked over the weekend -- just for his cellphone.According to police, the 25-year-old man was at the corer of Bay and Columbus streets about 3 a.m. on Sunday…
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News, Sucka Free City

Hug Monsters: The Anti-Semitic Elmo Has Some Ugly Pals

It could be the first time in history that a costumed street performer has been criticized for doing something worse than just being a costumed street performer. A guy dressed as Elmo has been stalking Fisherman's Wharf and a San…
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News, The Snitch Anti-Semitic Elmo Now Spotted at Fisherman's Wharf

Anti-Semitic Elmo Now Spotted at Fisherman's Wharf

Earlier this week, we told you about the not-so-warm-and-fuzzy Elmo who scared the hell out of some local parents after the life-sized muppet arrived at a park hugging kids and shouting racist slurs. Police didn't arrest Elmo, whose real name…
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News, The Snitch PETA Tries to Turn San Francisco Grubbers Off Fish by Wearing Topless Mermaid Outfits

PETA Tries to Turn San Francisco Grubbers Off Fish by Wearing Topless Mermaid Outfits

Call us horny, but aren't people supposed to be turned on by topless women? Leave it to PETA to make even that experience unpleasurable.People for Ethical Treatment of Animals is at it again, dreaming up the foolish and unfathomable in hopes…
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Dining, Eat Porchetta Sandwich: Carmel Pizza Co. Wins Lunch

Porchetta Sandwich: Carmel Pizza Co. Wins Lunch

The other day I popped over to Fisherman's Wharf for lunch; visions of Carmel Pizza Co.'s porchetta sandwich ($9) had been dancing through my head ever since I first heard about it. This version had less fat than previous porchetta…
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News, The Snitch The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> Makes San Francisco Geeks' Dream Come True With Free WiFi

The Wall Street Journal Makes San Francisco Geeks' Dream Come True With Free WiFi

It's not news that publications are doing anything and everything to retain declining readership, but what is news is how far the Wall Street Journal has gone for those few extra clicks. According to media outlets, the WSJ is trying…
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News, The Snitch Sex Offender Who Escaped From Mental Health Facility Found Panhandling in S.F.

Sex Offender Who Escaped From Mental Health Facility Found Panhandling in S.F.

A San Mateo County sex offender is in jail today after he escaped from a mental health facility Friday and made his way to San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf where he was reportedly seen panhandling. Derrick Sanders, 34, was reported missing…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Photo of the Day: Wistful at the Wharf

Photo of the Day: Wistful at the Wharf

As per usual, our beloved Fisherman's Wharf sea lions have taken off to find food in more plentiful waters and we (as well as many heartbroken tourists) miss them! When ya coming back to us, lil' guys?…
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News, The Snitch Gold Dust Lounge Is Looking Really Sad on Powell Street

Gold Dust Lounge Is Looking Really Sad on Powell Street

As of late, the vibe on Powell Street hasn't really been the same for us locals who frequented the Gold Dust Lounge as part of our San Francisco staycations.And here's why: We came across this depressing photo, which shows an…
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News, The Snitch Gold Dust Lounge to Move to Fisherman's Wharf: Last Call Tonight

Gold Dust Lounge to Move to Fisherman's Wharf: Last Call Tonight

It's official: The Gold Dust Lounge will no longer be shaking up cocktails and entertaining patrons from the comfort of its Union Square digs after tonight. According to Lee Houskeeper, spokesman for the bar, the Gold Dust Lounge is working…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Here's Your Reason to Go to Fisherman's Wharf Saturday: Outdoor Sword-Swallowing

Here's Your Reason to Go to Fisherman's Wharf Saturday: Outdoor Sword-Swallowing

The art of swallowing swords is a deadly one. It can perforate or bruise the esophagus, making it painful to swallow. This hasn't stopped local performance artist Matthew Bouvier. He has been shoving all types of swords down his throat…
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News, The Snitch Christopher Dutel: Police Release Photo of Fisherman's Wharf Sexual Assault Suspect

Christopher Dutel: Police Release Photo of Fisherman's Wharf Sexual Assault Suspect

Police have finally released a photo of 18-year-old Christopher Dutel, who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a foreign juvenile who was visiting Fisherman's Wharf. According to police, the girl was with a group of tourists on the…
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News, The Snitch Christopher Dutel, SoCal Man, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Tourist Near Fisherman's Wharf

Christopher Dutel, SoCal Man, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Tourist Near Fisherman's Wharf

(Update, 2 p.m.): Sgt. Daryl Fong said 18-year-old Christopher Dutel, a Southern California man, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on multiple charges of sexual assault and false imprisonment. Police would not yet release the man's photo.…
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News, Sucka Free City Shoe-Shamers: Aggressive Scammers Trap Tourists at the Wharf

Shoe-Shamers: Aggressive Scammers Trap Tourists at the Wharf

The daily roster of Fisherman's Wharf peddlers runs the gamut: There's the Bushman, charging for scares from behind his leafy bough. There's Kenny the Clown, juggling fiery torches, often while riding a skateboard, sometimes inadvertently setting fire to his purple…
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