Summer of Love

The Remainers are wrong – Boris never promised the UK another £350m a week after Brexit

Also: Celebrating with my father at the Lib Dem conference and what’s gone wrong at Shakespeare’s Globe<p>Sir David Norgrove, the chairman of the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA), is an honourable man. When he publicly rebuked Boris Johnson for his use of the famous £350 million figure about our weekly …

Brexit

Premarket Gainers as of 9:05 am

CCC +62% on being acquired by Kuraray.<p>ITUS +11% on update on cancer detection technology new cart initiative ovarian cancer.<p>TEUM +10%.<p>BCRX +9% as FDA …

Business

50 Essential Albums of 1967

From the Doors' debut to Aretha Franklin's first smash<p>This survey of the most important and influential albums released in 1967 was first published …

Music

‘Jesus People’: How the 1960s’ ‘Summer of Love’ culture spawned an hippie-evangelical movement

As the Summer of Love ran into a number of problems, a new set of hippie 'Jesus freak' evangelists appeared in the Bay Area.<p>This year marks the 50th …

San Francisco

It’s 1967 all over again: The roots of our current divide go back 50 years

Yes, 1967 brought us the Summer of Love and "Sgt. Pepper." But it also kickstarted contemporary politics<p>As a college student in 1967, “fifty years ago” meant 1917 and World War I, a time and event far from any direct connection with me. To young people today, 1967 must seem as distant and largely …

Liberal View

Alice Naylor-Leyland’s New York Fashion Week Diary

Fashion

Glittery Magpie Eyes Are Trending on the Spring 2018 Runways

Season after season, I go backstage at many of the most anticipated New York Fashion Week shows, only to have the makeup team tell me they're doing a …

Makeup

#SuzyNYFW: A New Summer Of Love At Anna Sui

<i>Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds</i> played on the soundtrack as models of today – led by Gigi Hadid and her sister Bella – walked the runway in layers of …

Anna Sui Wants You to Join Her Sparkly Fashion Cult

If I were ever to join a cult, it would undoubtedly need to involve glitter, which makeup artist Pat McGrath provided plenty of backstage at Anna …

Hair

The top 20 blockbuster books of fall, according to Amazon

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Despite missing out on the substantial benefits of warm weather, ample sunlight, and plenty of outdoor time, the retreat of summer is …

Books

What I Saw on the Way to the Revolution

In June 1967, in the freewheeling spirit of the times, I dropped out of Antioch College, in Ohio, and hitchhiked to New York. I was 19, mildly though not madly political. In junior high, I had joined civil rights demonstrations. Now I opposed the Vietnam War. But my ideology was simply the …

Opinion

Another Bachelor Alum Has Gotten Hitched

Summer 2017 is officially the summer of love for former <i>Bachelor</i> contestants, who have found their soulmates on and off the air.<p>This month alone, fans celebrated the weddings of Season 18 lead Juan Pablo Galavis to girlfriend Osmariel Villalobos and <i>Bachelor in Paradise'</i>s adorable couple Carly …

Celebrity News

Pennsylvania Marines reunite after 50 years

TARENTUM, Pa. — This is a story about how friends become family.<p>For some, June 1967 was the start of the Summer of Love, a time when more than …

Military

Bay Area wine, beer and spirits events: Sept. 16 and beyond

<b>Donato Enoteca 100 Autunno – Benvenuto Barolo, Barbaresco E Nebbiolo:</b> Enjoy an Enoteca 100 style tasting devoted exclusively to some of Italy’s …

San Francisco Bay Area

Musings on hair length and the Summer of Love

Jerry KruzWhen I started to do the research for my book (see bottom) I discovered these two posters. The Soul Unlimited poster (above) was part of …

Lower Mainland

1967: A Year in the Collections |

1967 was a landmark year bridging early ’60s pop sensibility with an emerging hippie culture. The "Summer of Love" brought young people and wannabes …

Smithsonian

Day Around The Bay: Beware These Spooky 'It' Promotional Mannequins Around SF

• Warner Bros. Pictures has scattered these spooky child mannequins like the one above promoting the release of <i>It</i> (see SFist's review here) around …

San Francisco

41 Things To Do In San Francisco This Weekend

CitywidePhoto: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company/FacebookWith the scalding temperatures gone, it's safe to venture back outside.Starting tonight at 6, …

San Francisco

SF's 'First All-Female Rock Band' Ace Of Cups Reunites For New Album

Sure, go ahead and laugh at those seventysomething silver-haired biddies recording rock music in the image above. Those seventysomething …

A La Carte (September 5)

Today’s Kindle deals include a little bit of this and a little bit of that.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>(If you weren’t checking in over the weekend, be …

Evangelical Christianity

Bohemia’s Strange Trip

San Francisco, that most forward-looking of cities, has looked backward this summer. Half a century after an estimated 100,000 young Americans …

San Francisco

Memories from the Summer of Love: Meet the ’60s Couple Who Helped ‘Turn on the World’ to LSD

Fifty years ago, in a psychedelic haze of tie-dye and patchouli oil, an estimated 100,000 hippies, flower children and countless other free spirits …

The Long Summer of Love

Hippies had a profound and lasting impact. Too bad they didn’t keep better notes.

San Francisco

Here’s What Vogue Editors Predict We’ll See at the Spring 2018 Collections

Every editor, writer, and stylist can agree on one thing when it comes to the Spring 2018 shows: Optimism is what we need. Fashion acts as a creative coping mechanism for the trials and tribulations of everyday life, and these days, well, we’ll take happy, pretty clothes over brooding doomsday duds …

Fashion

How friends become family: 5 Alle-Kiski Valley Marines reunite after 50 years

Updated 9 hours ago<p>This is a story about how friends become family.<p>For some, June 1967 was the start of the Summer of Love, a time when more than …

Pittsburgh

As the Sun Sets on the Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary, Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick Gets Candid

Grace Slick has been sober for 20 years, but her reputation as one of San Francisco’s foremost Aquarius goddesses — who became the poster child for …

Summer of Love poster child is found

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The last runaway teenage girl from the legendary summer of 1967 — the Summer of Love — has been found. Her name is Jaki Katz …

San Francisco

‘Jesus People’ – a movement born from the ‘Summer of Love’

A crowd at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco<br>celebrates day one of the ‘Summer of Love.’ AP Photo<p>Larry Eskridge, Wheaton College (Illinois) <br>The …

San Francisco

The Summer of Love’s Dispiriting Fall

THE Summer of Love began with a burst of flower power. On June 1, 1967, the Beatles released “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” and the horticulture was nearly as impressive as the music. In the foreground of the album cover, the flowers spelled out the band’s name, and formed other shapes …

Opinion

Summer of love 50 years on – London then and now

It’s 50 years since 1967’s summer of love and photographer David Levene has hit the streets of London to rephotograph some of the capital’s iconic locations to see how much they have changed<p>The summer of love is perhaps most closely associated with San Francisco’s hippy movement, which reached its …

London