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Best of the Bay 2018: Shopping Winners

Your picks for Best Book Store, Best Grocery Store, Best Shoe Store, Best Bike Shop, Best Flea Market, Best Dispensary, and more

Peter Hujar’s brilliant, too brilliant icons

The photographer immortalized the gay NYC downtown scene of the 1970s-'80s, now on display at BAMPFA.

Party Radar: El Rio’s 40th, Bardot-A-Go-Go, Juliana Huxtable …

Mercury Soul, Breakbot, Daedelus, Aurora Halal, more. Plus: updates on Elbo Room, SFPD's hip-hop crackdown, and Halloween.

Party Radar: Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2018

20+ essential parties for the festish festival week/end. Because who needs sleep when you're flogging to the beat?

A window on the latest leather looks for Folsom

Castro clothing store Sui Generis' notorious window displays (and Pegasus party) always signal that it's fetish fashion time.

Screen Grabs: Joan Jett, Hola Mexico, Hong Kong Cinema …

Kal Spelletich benefit, Japan Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Hal Ashby doc, and more coming to cinemas: Read our reviews.

Party Radar: Here, piggy, piggy (oink!)

Dore Alley Fair and Sunset Campout fill the nightlife trough with gems. Plus: Gray Area Fest, Golf Clap, A Club Called Rhonda, Marvina 7, Pender Street Steppers, more.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

What’s going on with the Armory?

More big changes scheduled for the legendary space, as Kink.com moves out and a new developer nabs the site for $65 million.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Bookstore, Best Flower Shop, Best Shoe Store, Best Sporting Goods, Best Record Store, and more