The weekend is almost here, what should we do?

Friday: Rodriguez at the Warfield

The legend returns to SF! Perhaps he’ll have a helpful take on the shitshow the world has become of late. Let’s rock out to this song and buy tickets.

Saturday: 20th Street Block Party

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The annual tradition continues! Lots of bands, food and activities — and the above handy map gives you a quick idea of the scale of this year’s party. Read on for the full lineup.

Sunday: Brunch at Foxsister

We gushed about it at length last month, but basically all you need to know is benedict benedict benedict benedict AND the best new burger in town.

What kind of clown are you?

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Pops Pups

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We invite you to take a must deserved break to enjoy some recent photos of our favorite furry drinking companions at Pops Bar.  Come by and bring your pup or make a new friend.  Want more?  Visit @sfbarpups on Instagram.  You can also follow @popsbar on Instagram.

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Synth POPS

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Experience the Unknown Pleasures of an amazing New Wave dance party every 2nd Thursday at Pops Bar with HANG THE DJ.  A night of post-punk, new wave, synth-pop, soul and R&B throwbacks to keep you moving on the dance floor.  Love may tear us apart but music brings us together.  Check out Hang The DJ with ZeroOne on local mission radio station BFF.fm Saturdays from 2-4pm.

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Tuesday is better with Tequila

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On Trivia Tuesday, even when you lose, you are a winner.  Team Taco pictured here didn’t come in first but they walked with some badass swag from Partida.  Stop in this Tuesday and test your wits at Pops trivia night “POP’s Quiz” where your brain may get stumped on categories such as Pop’s culture, Sports, Movies, Music and more.  Here’s a little taste to get you in the mood:

  1. How many classifications of Tequila are there?
  2. Are all Tequilas a Mezcal?
  3. Is there a “no hangover” Tequila?

Check your expertise at the bottom and pair your Tuesdays with Trivia & Tequila at Pops Bar!

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Krautrock pioneers faUSt invade the Mission tonight!

Here’s their latest:

8pm tonight at the Chapel! Tix and info here.

….and an oldie:

Need a Vacation?

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We hear you. It’s a little hard to focus on work while your instagram feed fills up with pictures of all the exotic places your friends are visiting.  While we can’t literally whisk you away, we can provide a sanctuary of good people, drinks and music to soothe your tired soul.  This Wednesday, get over the hump with us at VACATION dance party.  DJ Jesse Ro and Company take you away to a R&B // Hip Hop // Remixes // Tropical // House oasis.  And this VACATION won’t bust your wallet. It’s no cover all night long!

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Look at this sandwich

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Turner’s of course. Read all about it.

We snoop the Whisky Vending Machine

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Since this retro image of an office whisky vending machine has been rolling around the internet, only one question comes to mind, “WHY DIDN’T THIS CATCH ON?” While it turns out that this machine is in fact real, snopes.com reports that it was part of vending machine exhibit and convention from 1960.  The machine, produced by Rollason Aerocessaries of Croydon, mixed whisky, water and soda. Time switches ensured it locked automatically to conform with licensing hours.  Sadly this machine never took off, leaving us to dream of a workplace where a little whisky was not only encouraged but readily available.  For our part, all we can do is offer up your whisky buzz from 6am-2am at Pops Bar.  Bring your laptop, and it’s as close to living the dream as you can get.

Read more here.

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“Fuck America; I’m Californian” totes

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Wear your heart adjacent to your sleeve! Eco friendly 100% cotton and such nice lettering.

Shop different colors (and the “Nuke the Haight” design) here.

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