As our intake of media becomes increasingly isolated -- downloaded rather than through interpersonal exchange -- there is equally a sense that we can create rituals that bring people together to share interests and ideas.
The struggle for the soul of San Francisco hit a crescendo in the Mission District with renters, artists, and non-profits pushing back against the forces of displacement. Over the next decade, the City would witness a renaissance of progressive reforms.
No culture can top the gut-busting pleasure of the American donut. It's the latest iconic food to undergo a renaissance; here are our picks for the best classic and newfangled donut purveyors across the country.