March 1, 1999|
Cover: North Market Force
Is the Tenderloin the next cheap neighborhood you can't afford? Plus, a Saturday night in Polk Gulch.
SFupernatural: A Golden Gate haunting.
Tara's Advice: Tara on dead exes.
Frisco Utopia: A new plan for Civic Center.
Sex Panic: 'Feast' at Power Exchange ruins an appetite.
Spin Doctors: The Invizbl Skratch Piklz center turntablism.
Music Picks: Reviews of the latest CDs by Amber Asylum, Nothing Records and Darla Records.
Club Guide: Disco divas, hip-hop connoisseurs and salsa suaves to flannel-clad pinball players, jazz luminaries and more.
Smelling Salts: Homespun scents from Smell THIS.
Chopsticks and Sushi: Designer nightwear just right for a night off the town.
Miss Pinkie Shears: The debonair miss gives her fashion advice.
Concrete Runway: Dennis A. Adams at Union Square.
'Gobshites' & 'Spivs': Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels continues the British Indie Invasion.
Mr. Big Stuff: A revealing look at Jeff Stryker.
Film Picks: Reviews of F for Fake, 17th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and The Last Days.
Rent-a-Cast: Singing in the rain at the 'Rent' tryouts.
Cold Fusion: Can multiethnic sushi make the grade?
Heartbreak Homage: Careless Love rescues Elvis' legend from the toilet.
Book Picks: Reviews of the latest books by Elizabeth Strout, Andre Dubus III and John Hannigan.
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