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  1. Behind The Harness: The Extraordinary History Of The Folsom Street FairRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Queerty

    ... single men resided. Honky-tonks, whorehouses, and gambling dens were scattered throughout the area. By the mid-'60s, SoMa emerged as a hub of the gay leather scene. The first leather bar in SoMa was the Tool Box, which opened in 1961 at 339 4th St. ...


  2. rosh hashanah | Bay Area High Holy Day services at little or no costRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Erev Rosh Hashanah service and concludes with a kosher dinner by Epic Bites. It's presented by Chabad of S.F., SoMa Shul and Chabad of Pacific Heights. "A lot of Jews are intimidated by synagogue, so I try to find an uplifting environment," says ...


  3. The Next Big One Is Coming-Ready or NotRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

    Sooner or later, a monster quake is going to hit the Bay Area. Aided by new technology and a vast army of volunteers, we're more prepared than we've ever been.


  4. Gay PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... a safe environment, for those who'd prefer to focus on chi rather than he or she. Mondays, 7:30pm; Thursdays. 7:30pm. Soma Vida, 1210 Rosewood, 512/628-1580. $5+ donations. . BedPost Confessions Birthday Party Show ...


  5. Airbnb to collect SF hotel tax Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Airbnb's first space, a couch at founder Brian Chesky's SOMA pad, is still listed. Once the company starts collecting SF's 14% hotel tax, a visitor would pay an extra $5.60 on top of the $40 nightly fee.


  6. Map Shows Which SF Hoods Go to Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bold Italic

    ... of them make a mass exodus to Burning Man. When they leave town, so does their $$." Aside from the tech folks, though, SOMA is home to the How Weird Street Fair and has always had a Burner contingent. Other parts of the city where business was ...


  7. Buyers 'chomping at the bit' for Tishman Speyers' massive Lumina luxury condo complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    The project features two towers that rise 42 and 37-stories and two plaza buildings of eight stories each,connected by a shared podium. Developer Tishman Speyer is opening the sales office this month for San Francisco's largest condo project, the 656-unit Lumina in SoMa, making a bet that it can pull off another huge luxury project in San Francisco.


  8. 6 Tips for Finding an Apartment in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | US News & World Report

    ... month, a 2.66 percent increase year-over-year. Certain neighborhoods, like Outer Richmond, are more affordable, while SoMa is more expensive. Before you start searching for apartments, make sure you know what you can afford . 2. Be prepared to ...


  9. Folks at SFMOMA soiree beaming after traditional 'topping-out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | SFGate

    SnA hetta architect Craig Dykers , SFMOMA capital campaign vice chair Diana Nelson and Director Neal Benezra. Photo: Catherine Bigelow / Special To The Chronicle Maj.


  10. What to Do During Leather WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Bold Italic

    ... This party is at Treasure freaking Island for the first time this year! Take a shuttle bus from the Castro or SOMA to enjoy the official Folsom Street Fair party's outdoor beer garden, food trucks, and dungeon space. Follow LeatheRRR SQURRRL's ...


  11. Are Transbay Developers Trying to Defund the Downtown Extension?Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | CaHSR Blog

    Developers who are building towers around the Transbay Transit Center in SoMa are fighting to reduce a special property tax that will be levied on developments in the area. The biggest loser could be the downtown rail extension to bring Caltrain and California high-speed rail into the terminal, as funds for the regional rail hub and other long-term projects would disappear.


  12. Home tour shows off design ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | SFGate

    ... of the home. Photo: Joe Fletcher Photography Private Residence 1: Garcia Tamjidi Architects designed this minimalist SoMa retreat for a couple with a high-intensity hobby: motorcycle racing. Pictured: The hallway. Photo: Joe Fletcher Private ...


  13. Great Films Make Palm Springs' Cinema Diverse Fest Seem Like Gay Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 |

    The Palm Springs Cinema Diverse film festival seems to be shaping up to be the Academy Awards of Gay Movies. The Sept.


  14. S.F. targets drivers who block intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | SFGate

    A Municipal Transportation Agency officer directs traffic Thursday at Second and Bryant streets South of Market. Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle Casey Osborn, left, and Jimmy Shoemaker of SFMTA keep count of all the vehicles blocking the intersection or crosswalk at 2nd and Bryant streets as part of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's testing of "Don't Block the Box" enforcement program at two SOMA intersections Sept.


  15. Shawn Gawle talks Les Clos and French cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | SFGate

    Pastry chef Shawn Gawle prepares a dessert at Saison in San Francsico, Calif., is seen on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. John Storey As Mark Bright 's SoMa project - the aforementioned all-day cafe/wine bar/retail shop named Les Clos - quickly approaches its opening this week , details are coming into focus.


  16. Transportation Planners Consider Program To Keep Cars From Blocking San Francisco IntersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | CBS Local

    The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called "Don't Block the Box'" to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants' games. It's become epidemic on the city's streets: Frustrated motorists sitting in the middle of an intersection blocking pedestrian crossings and stopping cross traffic.


  17. Marlowe says goodbye to Townsend Street, readies new Brannan Street locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | SFGate

    A staffer prints the drink menu on butcher paper at the now-closed location of Marlowe. Photo: The Chronicle/John Storey Now, the Marlowe team - Anna Weinberg, Jennifer Puccio, James Nicholas, Emily Luchetti and co. - will be putting the finishing touches on the new Marlowe, located just a few blocks away at the corner of Brannan and Fourth.


  18. S.F. weighs campaign to keep cars from clogging intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | SFGate

    A Municipal Transportation Agency officer directs traffic Thursday at Second and Bryant streets in the South of Market area. San Francisco is testing different tactics to reduce the number of drivers blocking key intersections.


  19. Come celebrate Halloween in style at the spooky W Hotel San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 |

    ... year. Act fast and purchase early tickets today at ." Located in the heart of the SoMA district, W San Francisco is the ultimate urban oasis, with panoramic views of the city's skyline and a breathtaking view of ...


  20. S.F. zips with most, least single-family homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | SFGate

    Finding affordable single-family homes is a problem throughout the Bay Area, and particularly in San Francisco. But even those with no budgetary restrictions are hard-pressed to find a single-family home in certain S.F. neighborhoods.


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