Volume 46, Issue 12


Volume 46, Issue 12

News & Culture

Forum raises the question of what's next for Occupy and the audience offers myriad answers

Yael Chanoff

San Francisco's ambitious clean-power program moves toward approval

Rebecca Bowe

Michael Hennessy has battled through controversies and cop culture to create the most progressive Sheriff's Department in the nation

Steven T. Jones

Presenting the community benefits agreement

The city's clean power plan is going to save you money

Guardian Editorial

Havel, Kim Jong-Il, and Hitchens all passed last week, but it was Warren Hellman's death that affected us the most

Steven T. Jones

Volume 46, Issue 12

Food & Drink

From luxe cocktails with a view to garlic noodles on the cheap -- restaurants that keep doors open for wandering pilgrims and Scrooge alike

Paige A. Ricks
Food & Drink

Affordable champagnes, ciders, and wines for the season that will help you raise your glass -- without lowering your standards

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

From soccer feijoada to Bernal's Avedano's

L.E. Leone

Volume 46, Issue 12

Arts & Culture

YEAR IN FILM: You've finally made a Muppet out of me

Matt Sussman

You don't have to slide down that chimney empty handed!

Caitlin Donohue, Paige A. Ricks
Arts & Culture

Tis the season for a super-queeny, super-juicy nightlife gossip column. Plus: DJ Ken Vulsion, I Love Cochina Tonga's!, more

Marke B.

Away from his Australia-based band Electric Jellyfish, Michael Beach finds solace in solitude.

James H. Miller

YEAR IN DANCE 2011: Dancers excelled with exciting new work (and vintage classics), and redefined the concept of "performance space"

Rita Felciano

Obnoxious I Melt With You is not destined for any top 10 lists

Dennis Harvey

YEAR IN VISUAL ART: Can the various democratizations of 2011 art trickle up?

Matt Sussman

YEAR IN THEATER 2011: Memorable food fights, biggest dicks, inscrutable triumvirates, George Clooney jumps ... It's the return of the Upstage/Downstage Awards

Nicole Gluckstern

YEAR IN GAMER 2011: It's only when you approach the bottom half of a video game critic's top 10 that the real debate begins

Peter Galvin

YEAR IN GAMER 2011: Red Dead Redemption dominated, but Elder Scrolls vs. Skyrim dazzled and Mineshaft's open world was wondrous

Ben Richardson