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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

The other Twitter tax break — and how it cost the city $25 million

By Tim Redmond Way back in 1969, when Sue Hestor was a young activist organizing a peace march, she asked the sympathetic owner of the...

FIVE THINGS you gotta do today

Tidy Shoppe holiday party Richmond aestheticians wanna host you this holiday season – and help out with your holiday gift list. Today the waxing...

LEGAL TAX CHEATING: City loses $137 million to pointless “deferrals”

By Tim Redmond San Francisco has allowed developers to defer $166 million in payments that should have gone to affordable housing, Muni, and childcare, an...

Cans not condos – the war on very poor people

By tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia My hands caressed the edges of the Coors can – it was softer than the 211 can, almost like velvet. ...

Mayor Lee gets dogged by questions on his friend’s house falling down

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee came to the Board of Supervisors to talk about dogs, but the issue that dogged him out in the...

FIVE THINGS you can’t miss today

By Caitlin Donohue WTF is AHDM4U? Issue release party Hey gang, your kindly events lister here, Caitlin Donohue, with a kindly message to please attend...

FIVE THINGS you really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue “Graffuturism” Graffiti futurism – you’ll know it when you see it. At least, that’s the attitude of Poesia, who edits Graffuturism.com and...

POLITICS ON TUESDAY: Dufty, again? Kelly, again? And what tech could really do to change its image

By Tim Redmond Wouldn’t it be crazy if Bevan Dufty, who has redeemed himself somewhat among progressives as the mayor’s homeless services coordinator, decided to...

Mayor Lee’s secret meeting with corporate CEO’s to discuss the city’s future

By Tim Redmond The email out of the Mayor's Office was very explicit: "This invitation is for CEO's (sic) and senior executives only and is...

End homelessness! There’s an app for that!

The new CEO of the company once run by Gregory Gopman – he of the now-famous homeless-hating rant – wants to solve the problems...