This is no lumbering Staten Island Ferry. This is the Francisco, a wave-piercing catamaran loaded with modified jet engines set to blast commuters across the River Plate at 58 knots, faster than any other ship in the world.
Jean Paul Gaultier's retrospective of his 40-plus years of fashion design would have been breathtaking even without bizarre talking mannequins. Gaultier himself greeted guests to a press preview party of the exhibit, open at San Francisco's de Young Museum from March 24 through August 19.
Grab your sneakers and get ready for a city-wide game of tag. The San Francisco game is an organized event called Journey to the End of The Night. It started in 2006 and has taken place in different cities for five years.
In this digital age, isn't the phone book a paperweight that nobody uses? San Francisco's Board of Supervisors must agree as they are passing legislation that stops the phone company from spamming your doorstep with the Yellow Pages.