San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://www.sfbg.com/specials/2014/10/06/%20http%3A/www.veracosta.net/veracosta/sfsymphony.org en BEST OF THE BAY 2013 http://www.sfbg.com/bestofthebay2013 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">SONGS OF THE CITY</span></p> <h4><em><strong>By Marke B.</strong></em></h4> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">marke@sfbg.com</a><span class="read-more"><a href="/bestofthebay2013"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Arts & Culture Best of the Bay 2013 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:55:48 +0000 marke 29115 at http://www.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2012 http://www.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2012 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">FLYING HIGH</span></p> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">By Marke B.</a></p> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">marke@sfbg.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to the Guardian's Best of the Bay 2012!</p> <p>This is our 38th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a great experience. Inside, you'll find a feast of winners in categories like Best Burrito, Best Band, Best Strip Club, Best Shoe Store, Best Place to Watch the Sunset, Best Drag Queen, and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2012"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Top Stories Best of the Bay 2012 Wed, 25 Jul 2012 02:37:40 +0000 admin 25411 at http://www.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2011 http://www.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2011 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Welcome to the Guardian's Best of the Bay 2011! This is our 37th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a great experience — from Best Burrito and Best Local Band to Best Strip Club, Best Shoe Store, Best Drag Queen, and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2011"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Cover Story Best of the Bay 2011 Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:59:40 +0000 marke 21884 at http://www.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2010 http://www.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2010 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Welcome to the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Best of the Bay 2010! This is our 36th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a ridiculous joy — from Best Burrito and Best Amateur Sports Team to Best Strip Club and beyond.</p> <p>Thousands of our readers voted in our 2010 Best of the Bay Readers Poll for their favorites in more than 200 categories. You'll find the results inside — as well as 150 Editors Picks that highlight some Guardian favorites, old and new, that we think deserve special recognition for lighting up our lives this year.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2010"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Marke B. Wed, 28 Jul 2010 01:24:25 +0000 marke 18522 at http://www.sfbg.com Best of the Bay 2009 http://www.sfbg.com/specials/2009/11/09/best-bay-2009 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong><em>Best of the Bay 2009: Rediscovery&nbsp; </em></strong></p> <p>By Marke B.</p> <p><em>The perfect journey is</em></p> <p><em>no need to go ...</em></p> <p>— A. R. Ammons, <em>The</em> <em>Snow Poems</em></p> <p>Welcome to the San Francisco <em>Bay Guardian</em>'s Best of the Bay 2009! This is our 35th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a ridiculous joy, a behemothic shout-out to everything Bay-you-tiful — from Best Jazz Club and Best Asian Restaurant to Best Burlesque Act and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/2009/11/09/best-bay-2009"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Mon, 09 Nov 2009 23:06:06 +0000 admin 38 at http://www.sfbg.com Nude Beaches Guide 2014 http://www.sfbg.com/nudebeaches <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">garhan@aol.com</span></p> <p style="line-height: 20px;"><strong>NUDE BEACHES 2014</strong>&nbsp;Well, it's been 40 years since I turned over on my side and asked a totally naked woman at Red Rock nude beach, near Stinson Beach, if she knew of any other clothing-optional beaches in Northern California.<span class="read-more"><a href="/nudebeaches"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="589" height="173" alt="Nude Beaches 2011: Our complete guide to naked fun in the sun " src="http://www.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/nude_beaches_banner_0.jpg?1262626779" /> </div> </div> </div> Gary Hanauer Mon, 04 Jan 2010 17:35:39 +0000 admin 15655 at http://www.sfbg.com Best of the Bay 2008 http://www.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2008 <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>"Best of the Bay? I'm anxiously awaiting the results, as our fair city appears to be on the decline. Please help rekindle my love for SF!" wrote Seamus of Sunnyside when we asked <em>Guardian</em> readers to tell us about their own bests of the Bay. OK, Seamus, here goes ...<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2008"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Marke B. Tue, 05 Jan 2010 23:12:38 +0000 admin 15779 at http://www.sfbg.com