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Dining, SFoodie Where to Pick Up Sailors During Fleet Week

Where to Pick Up Sailors During Fleet Week

Ass, ahoy! The Blue Angels have arrived, giving us all a much-needed distraction from work as they loudly practice their swan dives above our fair city. In addition to being a good excuse to look out the window, these…
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News, The Snitch FAA Orders Drones Grounded for Fleet Week

FAA Orders Drones Grounded for Fleet Week

The U.S. military is the only entity that will be allowed to irritate the hell out of Bay Area residents with unnecessary, loud, and wasteful aviation this weekend, thanks to an order that will keep drones from interfering with the…
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News, The Snitch America's Cup: Straddled by the Big Boats

America's Cup: Straddled by the Big Boats

Sailing club members taking a boat out this weekend to observe the America's Cup races while  being dive-bombed by the Fleet Week aircraft were handed a good-sized pamphlet. It could have been titled "How to Navigate the Armada of Drunken,…
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News, The Snitch Your Guide to the WeekEnd of the World

Your Guide to the WeekEnd of the World

The Transitpocalypse is upon us, and we have all prepared as much as we possibly can. Once the chaos descends, though, you'll want to have your resources all near at hand, whether they be food, apps, directions, mind-altering substances, or…
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News, The Snitch Here Are Some Apps to Help You Navigate This Weekend's Transitpocalypse

Here Are Some Apps to Help You Navigate This Weekend's Transitpocalypse

If you are stressing about the weekend crush of people and cars, well worry no more -- there's an app for that. As you already know, San Francisco is playing host to nine major city events this weekend, which means…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Don't Panic: We've Planned the Busiest Weekend Ever For You

Don't Panic: We've Planned the Busiest Weekend Ever For You

For a city that prides itself on being a cultural epicenter, we sure freak out when there's more than one big event happening in a weekend. The San Francisco Calendar Crisis of 2012 has reached such epic proportions that Mayor…
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Dining, SFoodie Boozy Events for WhiskyWeek and Fleet Week

Boozy Events for WhiskyWeek and Fleet Week

Since this week is the perfect storm of events and happenings, we're making sure you don't miss a sip. Here is our guide to all the booziest and best events that this crazy, everything-happening-at-once week has to offer. See…
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News, The Snitch Expect Tons of Traffic This Weekend With Non-Stop City Events

Expect Tons of Traffic This Weekend With Non-Stop City Events

You thought Critical Mass created commuting hell on Friday? Just you wait until this weekend, when nine major events are expected to draw tens of thousands of people, cyclists, and cars to San Francisco's streets. And that's in addition to…
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News, Sucka Free City

America's Cup: Mayor Lee Still Insists It Will Benefit S.F.

The recently concluded America's Cup World Series races were a good time: big boats, big crowds, great weather, and lots of dogs. Even Aaron Peskin showed up and enjoyed himself. What's less entertaining is that the public is still being…
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Overheard in S.F.: Woman Demands Street Preacher Stop Damning Sailors

Ranters: Megaphone Preacher Man, Miniskirt Woman, and a sailor Time: 10 p.m. on a Fleet Week Friday Location: Columbus & Broadway Topics Covered: How long strip clubs stain the soul; the rights secured us by our military; how it's noble…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Sweet Spot: Fleet Week Makes S.F. Frisky

The Sweet Spot: Fleet Week Makes S.F. Frisky

Who can resist the charms of a young man in uniform who is ready to roar due to being cooped up for months and calls you Ma'am? Not I. And I am not alone. Fleet Week exploded on the…
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Dining, SFoodie Mission: Battleship Puts the 'Eat' in Fleet Week

Mission: Battleship Puts the 'Eat' in Fleet Week

Where: S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Embarcadero (at Taylor) When: Thurs., Oct. 6th, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Cost: $30 online; 21 and over. Food and drink not included in entry price. The rundown: Fleet Week docks in San…
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News, The Snitch Do Pets, Terrified By Fleet Week, Enrich Carpet Cleaners?

Do Pets, Terrified By Fleet Week, Enrich Carpet Cleaners?

Yep, blame that one on the Blue Angels​The spectacle of a jet screeching over one's domicile can be terrifying. And human beings, ostensibly, can rationalize, "oh, it's a jet." Your dogs and cats cannot. Therefore, they go on the carpet.…
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Music, All Shook Down New My First Earthquake Gets Wet and Flirty for Fleet Week

New My First Earthquake Gets Wet and Flirty for Fleet Week

"You came off the ship looking way too hip/ in your tight white pants and your navy blue bib," gushes My First Earthquake's Rebecca Bortman at the opening of salty love ballad "Sleep in the Sea," whose new video makes flirty…
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News, The Snitch Caption Gavin Newsom's Fleet Week Pose!

Caption Gavin Newsom's Fleet Week Pose!

Insert clever caption here...​Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced the city's "biggest fleet week celebration in 20 years" via a drier-than-dry-oatmeal press release that concluded with him quoted as lauding "skilled naval aviators of The Blue Angels, with their extraordinary airborne…
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Calendar, Night&Day New Navy

New Navy

Fleet Week: you love it or hate it. The Blue Angels' rip-roaring "sound of Freedom" divides San Franciscans like an extremely loud knife through butter. Did we mention that it's loud? Whether you're a fan of the festival or not,…
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