This week'scover story
focuses on suicide and the fatal allure of St. Paul's High Bridge. I mention briefly that the Golden Gate Bridge is the country's most notorious suicide locale, attracting jumpers at a rate of roughly one every two weeks. Tad Friend explored this phenomenon in a marvelous 2003 piece forThe New Yorker
. The article was the inspiration for the 2006 documentaryThe Bridge
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.