Nightlife

Grassroots Queer Nightlife Fund raises $160K in aid for workers

In a major example of how the Bay Area is coming together in a vacuum of political leadership and billionaire donors to take care...

Storied: San Francisco interviews 48 Hills publisher Marke B. (that’s me)

Storied: San Francisco has been recording terrific podcasts of local characters and everyday neighbors, and I'm honored to now be counted among them. If...

DJs and musicians scramble for income in devastated scene

Governor Newsom's announcement last Tuesday that live shows and concerts are unlikely to happen until there is a COVID-19 vaccine, which may be as...

Hunky Jesus rises again! (Blessedly online)

UPDATE: It looks like they are going to be releasing the photos and videos starting at 1pm at www.twitch.tv/sfqueernightlifefund and you can vote at www.instagram.com/sfsisters then.  One...

‘Rogue’ party uproar shows tech, journalism’s COVID-19 limits

As unpleasant as it is to find out that swans are not in fact mating-for-life in Venetian canals next to frolicking dolphins, it’s doubly...

Party Radar: Fault Radio helps DJs stream through quarantine

If, like me, you're "into" nightlife and music, your social media feed has flipped almost instantaneously into a multi-roomed nightclub, with DJs and musicians...

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

UPDATE: We are keeping a running list of artist and worker resources here, as well as including the opportunity for those affected by the...

Comedowns are for losers! New Year’s Day parties

New Year's Eve 2020 is a very big deal. Yes, yes, it's the beginning of a decade (although that's controversial), and hopefully an end...

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

While hardly as wild as it used to be, Halloween is still a hoot in this devilish town. Let us never forget the  year...

Celebrate the first, the original, the best Best of the Bay

It’s getting to the point where the term “best of” is just a part of every news outlet’s annual marketing plan. Newspapers, magazines, websites,...