Tag Archives: Babak Haghighi

Across the Universe

By Babak Haghighi Writers find meaning in words. Musicians find it through notes, and artists through their art. Likewise, the astrophysics students who run the SFSU Observatory find meaning by looking at the night sky. It’s a rare starry night in San Francisco—at least as seen from the rooftop of Thornton Hall. Expensive telescopes of

Barcelona After Dark

By Babak Haghighi It was my last night in Barcelona. The sangria-induced hangover was just starting to fade after a day full of Gaudí sightseeing, beach roaming, and paella eating. With an 8:16 a.m. train to Marseille, France the next morning, the smart thing to do would have been to have a low-key night—perhaps stay

It’s 5 o’ clock Somewhere

By Babak Haghighi Photos by Virginia Tieman “To alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” -Homer Simpson Let’s face it: for better or for worse, San Francisco has a drinking problem. Alcohol. Booze. Hooch. Sauce. Hard Stuff. Heaven in a bottle. Poison. Call it what you will, but the stuff’s everywhere—and

Dance The Night Away

  By Babak Haghighi Photos by Andy Sweet Bootie is the best dance party in San Francisco. That’s a fact. The weekly mashup party is held every Saturday at DNA Lounge in SoMa. But “Lounge” isn’t entirely accurate. The place is massive, and each week’s party is appropriately massive as well. The music continues far