Folsom Street Fair

Revelers join in the fun on Sunday at San Francisco's famous Folsom Street Fair. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Suits and leather jock straps

Last week is a blur. In retrospect, I’m not sure why I…

 

Lenora Lee Dance’s premiere “The Eye of Compassion” is at the Donaldina Cameron House in The City. (Courtesy Robbie Sweeny)

Sept. 25-26: Lenora Lee Dance, Iranian Film Festival, Marian Hill, Folsom Street Fair, Trevor Sensor, Ayesha Curry

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 Lenora Lee Dance: The contemporary troupe premieres “The Eye…

 

Combining the Folsom Street Fair, pictured, with Dreamforce would unite two driving froces in San Francisco: tech-sector capitalism and freaky-deaky individualism. (Sandy Cohen/AP)

Dreamforce meets Folsom Street Fair

There is a certain poetry in the fact that just after the…

 

Courtesy photosFolsom Street Fair organizers seize a photo opportunity from the Westboro Baptist Church in San Francisco on Tuesday.

Westboro Baptist Church protest turned into Folsom Street Fair advertisement

When the virulently anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church showed up in downtown San…

Courtesy photosFolsom Street Fair organizers seize a photo opportunity from the Westboro Baptist Church in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoThe City's proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today.

Revised plastic water bottle ban proposal up for vote

San Francisco’s proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoThe City's proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today.
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S.F.'s well-known leather festival takes exclusionary approach in effort to stay underground

If you don't already know about the Up Your Alley leather and…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerClothing optional: Joel Dodge

Nudists disrobe at City Hall to protest ban

Although Tuesday’s “nude-in” at City Hall involved slightly more journalists than nudists,…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerClothing optional: Joel Dodge
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHanging around: A naked man takes in the warm weather Tuesday afternoon in the Castro. Nudity is legal in most of San Francisco

San Francisco to consider full-scale public nudity ban

Citing a sizable and inappropriate rise in public nudity in San Francisco’s…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHanging around: A naked man takes in the warm weather Tuesday afternoon in the Castro. Nudity is legal in most of San Francisco
Courtesy PhotoMusic makers: Smash-Up Derby’s set includes songs with a sexual bent like “Sweet Dreams” mashed up with the White Stripes.

Fifty shades of ‘Bootie SF’

“Fifty Shades of Grey”? More like one night in San Francisco. Berliners…

Courtesy PhotoMusic makers: Smash-Up Derby’s set includes songs with a sexual bent like “Sweet Dreams” mashed up with the White Stripes.

No joke: This NIMBY is for the birds

In the past, I may have joked that people in San Francisco…