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Holiday Spirits :: Locally Made Scotch, Whiskey, Vodka and Other Gift Ideas

By Jim Gladstone | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Sure, that cheery red nose could indicate you're a reindeer. More likely, you appreciate a good drink. It's the time of year to get generous and share the gift of guzzle with your nearest and dearest. Here's our annual guide to gifts for tipplers.

Leather :: Give the Gift of Volunteering

By Race Bannon | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
I felt compelled to write about giving the gift of volunteering because it's only through our volunteer efforts that we build the cogs and wheels that create and manage our organized kink scene.

Globalism Comes to the Galleries

By Sura Wood | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Local galleries are wrapping up 2017 with their final shows of the year. Here's a chance to catch some of them before time runs out.

Christmas Treats

By Richard Dodds | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
The Puritans didn't approve of its celebration, and for part of the 17th century, Christmas was banned in Boston as a public nuisance. But we seem pretty much hardwired to drink from the cup of cheer at this time of the year.

Gay SF Man Charged in Murder

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
A gay San Francisco man has pleaded not guilty to murder, robbery, and other charges related to the death of a man he had reportedly been caring for.

Ghost Ship Suspect Talks to B.A.R.

By Ed Walsh | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
Derick Ion Almena, one of the two men charged in connection with the deadly Oakland Ghost Ship fire, told the Bay Area Reporter that he is being made a scapegoat.

SF Mayor Pushes for HIV/AIDS Funds

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is working to restore HIV/AIDS funding that was recently cut by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Clinton Visits AIDS Grove

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
During his first visit to the national AIDS memorial that he federally recognized, former President Bill Clinton urged advocates and those living with HIV to "keep up the fight" against the global epidemic.

Jane Lynch Swings

By David Elijah-Nahmod | Thursday Dec 7, 2017
She'll always be best-known as Sue Sylvester, the gym teacher you love to hate on the late, lamented "Glee." Sue is a far cry from Jane Lynch, her portrayer. Or is she?

On the Tab :: Dec. 7 - 14

Thursday Dec 7, 2017
Do you miss snow? Do you buy a tree? Do you decorate it? Do you choose none of the above? Do be doobie do? Celebrate however you like, with festive events all over the Bay Area.

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