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The Show Goes on at the Clay Theatre

Landmark Theatres announced today that they have come to an agreement with Balgobind Jaiswal, the Clay Theatre landlord, to keep the century-old cinema open for the short term.  

"We hope continuing operation at the Clay will give all interested parties the opportunity to pursue mutually beneficial remedies," said Landmark CEO Ted Mundorff.

"I want to thank Mr. Jaiswal, our landlord, for the amicable arrangement that we completed just two days prior to our otherwise expected last day of operation. He went above and beyond and we are so pleased we could reach this resolution."

Jonathan Safran Foer talks Meat-Eating, Public Misconceptions, and Why He’s Just Another Stroller Dad

If Jonathan Safran Foer was a stock, and you had purchased him back in 2002, you’d be rich now. That was the year the Princeton grad, at the ripe old age of 25, published his first novel, Everything Is Illuminated (Houghton Mifflin), to great acclaim. In 2005 he followed it with a second, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Houghton Mifflin), narrated by a 9-year-old boy whose father died on September 11. His most recent book, a work of non-fiction titled Eating Animals (Little, Brown and Co.), will be released in paperback this month. In it, Safran Foer turns his gimlet eye to commercial fishing and factory farming, which the vegetarian author takes to task through a mixture of reporting and personal memoir.

Tartine Afterhours with Samin Nosrat

Though it's still a few weeks out, I want to make sure you all have the opportunity to snag a seat at the next Tartine Afterhours dinner, scheduled for September 29. About once a month, Samin Nosrat (a former cook at Eccolo, she now caters, is cofounder of Oakland's Pop-Up General Store and contributes to the Atlantic's food channel) partners with Tartine Bakery to prepare a three-course family-style meal—for $35 bucks.

Craigslist Deal of the Week: $1650 Cole Valley 1 Bdrm

It's gorgeous days like this that make me want to be as close to the park as possible at all times. My plan is to pretty much live there for the sunny season, without, you know, actually having to live in the park. If you've got similar inclinations, this week's Craigslist Deal might be the perfect place to rest your head.

Apple to Announce New Products on Sept. 1st @ Yerba Buena Center

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, turtleneck fan Steve Jobs and the Apple gang are getting ready for a big reveal on Wednesday, September 1st at Yerba Buena Center, and speculations are flying.

Levi's Create the Perfect Fit With Curve ID Jeans

Let’s face it: finding the perfect pair of jeans can be a cumbersome process. In comes SF-based denim extraordinaire Levi’s to the rescue. The brand, who’s garnered a cult following for denim diehards ranging from Mission and Haight hipsters to the blue-collared working class, just released a new denim line dubbed, Curve ID, a three-style concept that promises to complement every woman's figure.

Weird Art in Bars: Cha Cha Cha

Cha Cha Cha claims the best sauteed mushrooms known to fungi-kind (the hostess said she ate them every day for four months) and serves them (smelling delightfully of garlic and wine) in a decor that smashes Catholic idolatry with the essence of Carmen Miranda and a splash of luau.

 

Spritz Cocktail Recipes from Liquor.com

Sometimes you just want to knock back a few drinks without getting completely blasted, right? That's where the delightful, refreshing pop of the Spritz cocktail comes in. The drink combines liquer with sparkling wine and a dose of club soda, and they're easy as pie to make. Our Liquor.com pals have a few recipes for you to try and drink on a leisurely afternoon.

Living the Good Life at the new H2 Hotel in Healdsburg

It's often said that we Northern Californians live the good life, but if you want to live the really good life, head to the new H2 hotel in Healdsburg.

Parking Pop Quiz Answers Revealed!

A few hours ago our parking guru David LaBua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, provided you with a little parking pop quiz. Here, he explains the answers and all the loopholes to avoid getting a nasty parking ticket.

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