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Why Did Photobooth Close?
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April 23
I was surprised to hear that Photobooth closed its doors at the end of March. I was even more surprised when I brought it up with friends and realized that a lot of people had no idea of its closure. For the uninitiated, Photobooth was a well-loved…
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SF's New Nudie Culture Magazine (NSFW)
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April 23
By Carolina QuijanoLast Friday, I met up with Melissa and David Beaulieu of San Francisco's newest "artistic nudie magazine" Belle Sf. We talked about breast feeding in public, tattoos, Burning Man, and if women should shave "down there;"…
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A Whole New World: Bay Area Disney Super Fans
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April 23
By Tony Bravo She was sitting a row ahead of us: the little hat and the carpetbag and umbrella declaring who she…
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Will Old Baggage Always Sink New Relationships?
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April 23
My last serious relationship ended really badly. There was definitely a lot of emotional manipulation that bordered on abuse and it was just over all toxic. This partner cheated on me multiple times with people I knew, including some people I…
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NBD: Nicolas Cage at Zuni
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April 23
Because we know so many of you are Nicolas Cage fans, we thought we'd share this shot of one of our more legendary local dudes (because owning a house here counts, right?) dining at Zuni yesterday. This photo was posted to Reddit, where…
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"Mansplaining" Taken to Ridiculous Extremes
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April 23
By Jessica Saia, photos by Tom KubikIt’s a tale as old as time: boy meets girl, they go to a bar, one suggests a game of pool, and the guy does that awesome “wrap around from behind” move to sexy-explain how to hold the stick…
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We're Looking for a Rails Developer!
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April 22
The Bold Italic is seeking a motivated developer to support our stack: Postgres, Rails, HTML/JS/CSS. This could be considered a back-end position or full-stack with a concentration on back-end. Our ideal candidate will possess excellent technical…
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Guess We Have to Get Used to Fake Tinder Profiles
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April 22
By Emma McGowanImagine you’re messing around on Tinder and you come across a cute little blonde named Sarah. She’s 23, she likes to drink wine, you have a couple other things in common, and she’s a few blocks away. Are you going to …
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Powdered Alcohol Could Be Huge
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April 22
By Peter Lawrence KanePowdered alcohol, a disgusting yet ingenious invention, received and then quickly lost federal approval this week. “Palcohol,” a formulation of 1-oz. packets that you mix with five ounces of liquid to get a cocktail,…
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FACT: We Are Much Funnier Than Vegas and Houston
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April 22
By Jennifer Maerz We San Franciscans definitely have our own brand of  humor, and that brand is hilarious. But for those who like nerding out on silly stuff, the Humor Research Lab (HuRL) ranked the 50 funniest cities in the U.S., and San…
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Really Ridiculous Things to Do with Your Leftover Matzo
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April 22
By Dan RubinskyLet's face it, matzo is not the greatest food ever invented. But what do you expect, it's called the "bread of affliction" for a reason. Sure, during Passover we make the best of it with matzo pizza, matzo brie, and Reese's matzo, but…
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The Attic Has Closed
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April 22
By Sarah HanSad news for fans of 24th Street dive The Attic. I got word yesterday that the beloved Mission bar that often doubled as a tiny, sweaty dance club, is officially no more. As reported back in November last year by Uptown Almanac, the…
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Serious Yarn Bomb Outside of Ferry Building
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April 22
Designer and TBI friend Ryan Raphael, who commutes into SF by ferry from Alameda, snapped this pic of awesome yarn bombing of two benches. Impressive work!Update: As noted in the comment below, the yarnbombed bench was created by Knits for Life for…
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The Pride and Perils of Being a Ginger
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April 22
By Curran WhiteRedhead. Carrottop. Ginger. Fire crotch. By the time I had my first bowl cut I’d heard every nickname under the sun for my alien strawberry blond hair and my equally foreign freckly, pale skin.Sure, the teasing was…
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VIDEO: Big Wheel Race Just Another Reason SF is Awesome
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April 21
By Jana Phillips The city’s lesser known winding drive, Vermont Street, was the site of yesterday’s annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel race. Just a few of blocks from my apartment on Potrero Hill, the downhill slope was overrun…
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