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COURTESY JAIME BOTELLOJaime Botello

Vanity Fair meets needs of LGBT couples

Even though 17 states have approved same-sex marriage, the wedding industry remains…

COURTESY JAIME BOTELLOJaime Botello
COURTESY DAVID ALLENJill Borque hosts the 14th “How We First Met” show on Valentine’s Day in The City.

‘How We First Met’ seeks game couples

“How We First Met,” a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day participatory improvisation show, will…

COURTESY DAVID ALLENJill Borque hosts the 14th “How We First Met” show on Valentine’s Day in The City.
COURTESY NICK WEIDNERDavin Wood

Tim Heidecker prolific, profane and clever

As a comedian who doesn’t shy away from jokes about farting, vomit…

COURTESY NICK WEIDNERDavin Wood
courtesy photoThe California Honeydrops

Ring in 2014!

For those who haven’t yet decided how to usher in the new…

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courtesy photoDee Harley’s Harley Farms Goat Dairy in Pescadero hosts its eighth annual Christmas Faire this weekend.

Enjoy Christmas with goats at Harley Farms dairy

It may seem a long way from their homeland, but about 200…

courtesy photoDee Harley’s Harley Farms Goat Dairy in Pescadero hosts its eighth annual Christmas Faire this weekend.
Courtesy photoImages from Conde Nast’s vast archives

Deck your walls at Art.com pop-up shop in downtown San Francisco

Although people often blame online commerce for putting brick and mortar stores…

Courtesy photoImages from Conde Nast’s vast archives
courtesy photoThe little town of Bethlehem is brought to life at an outdoor staging of the Christmas story

Holiday events: tree lightings, fairs, and more

Pier 39 Tree Lighting Celebration: Visits from Disney characters and choral performances…

courtesy photoThe little town of Bethlehem is brought to life at an outdoor staging of the Christmas story
Courtesy photoThousands of handmade items are for sale at the annual San Mateo Harvest Festival this weekend.

Plentiful art, entertainment at San Mateo Harvest Festival

The Hollywood Beetles and Mrs. Claus are coming to the San Mateo…

Courtesy photoThousands of handmade items are for sale at the annual San Mateo Harvest Festival this weekend.
Explore the Hazel-Atlas Mine restored to appear like its active days in the 1920s to ’40s.

October 31: Halloween hoedown and other SF events

Who’s in town Funk and jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker performs a Halloween…

Explore the Hazel-Atlas Mine restored to appear like its active days in the 1920s to ’40s.
The Sounds bring their tour to San Francisco. “Weekend” is the latest album by the Swedish indie-rock band.

October 21: The Sounds and other SF events

Who’s in town Latin Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Draco Rosa performs at the Regency…

The Sounds bring their tour to San Francisco. “Weekend” is the latest album by the Swedish indie-rock band.
The 5Kolor Run is among the festivities in Redwood City’s  OktoberFestandRun this weekend.

Redwood City OktoberFest gets hip

Lederhosen, accordions and beer steins are part and parcel of Oktoberfest events,…

The 5Kolor Run is among the festivities in Redwood City’s  OktoberFestandRun this weekend.
Courtesy photoAlex Biffin enjoys being a pirate in the male revue “Thunder From Down Under.”

Everything au naturel in ‘Thunder From Down Under’

The 2012 film “Magic Mike” may have brought the lives of male…

Courtesy photoAlex Biffin enjoys being a pirate in the male revue “Thunder From Down Under.”
Explore the Hazel-Atlas Mine restored to appear like its active days in the 1920s to ’40s.

October 3: Jazz guitar and other SF events

Who’s in town Margaret Atwood, whose latest novel is “MaddAddam,” appears in…

Explore the Hazel-Atlas Mine restored to appear like its active days in the 1920s to ’40s.
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo sizzles with bacon, beer

Among the strong trends on the Bay Area food scene are micro…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTenderloin expert and former resident of the streets Del Seymour leads tours of one of The City’s most colorful areas.

Tour guide showcases Tenderloin’s darker sides and its artistic highs

Leading a tour of San Francisco’s Tenderloin, Del Seymour shows where heroin…

Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTenderloin expert and former resident of the streets Del Seymour leads tours of one of The City’s most colorful areas.
'Kindie' rockers: The Not-Its open the Tricycle Music Fest this weekend in The City and the Peninsula.

Tricycle Music Fest gears up for tot rockers

The Bay Area's Indian summer is unkind to children. Just as the…

'Kindie' rockers: The Not-Its open the Tricycle Music Fest this weekend in The City and the Peninsula.
'Kindie' rockers: The Not-Its open the Tricycle Music Fest this weekend in The City and the Peninsula.

S.F. Pride grand marshals enjoying wedded bliss

June is LGBT Pride month, and bright, new rainbow flags adorn Market…

'Kindie' rockers: The Not-Its open the Tricycle Music Fest this weekend in The City and the Peninsula.
Courtesy PhotoOn loan from the British Museum

From ancient treasures to photographs

Although the fine arts scene in The City will be dominated by…

Courtesy PhotoOn loan from the British Museum
Courtesy PhotoFormer U.S. Rep. Barney Frank discusses his political life at the Fairmont Hotel Monday evening.

May 13: Barney Frank talks politics and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for May 13, 2013. Who’s in town Former U.S.…

Courtesy PhotoFormer U.S. Rep. Barney Frank discusses his political life at the Fairmont Hotel Monday evening.
Courtesy PhotoSoulflower Design is among the floral studios in the spotlight in the 2013 Macy’s Flower Show.

Big blooms and pretty petals at Macy’s Flower Show

When Emily Dreblow started working with flowers, she thought it would just…

Courtesy PhotoSoulflower Design is among the floral studios in the spotlight in the 2013 Macy’s Flower Show.