Local Legends

15 Aug 2017

Maya Angelou, San Francisco’s First African-American Female Streetcar Conductor

By V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi The first African-American to pen a best-selling nonfiction book. The first African-American and first female to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration. The first African-American female director. It seems that Dr. Maya Angelou was destined for a life of trailblazing firsts. Perhaps the initial, yet

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28 Jul 2017

Detroit’s Mo Pop Festival is on Fire this Weekend

Some call it Lolla Lite, others call it Bunbury .5, and the rest of us know it as MO POP FESTIVAL! Whatever you call it, but don’t call it passed 11 PM (woo dad joke!), Mo Pop is chock full of fun for everyone and every part of your brain,

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13 Jun 2017

Decadence & Debauchery at The Soiled Dove

Decadence, debauchery, and delicious drinks; Vau De Vire Society has done it again! This time the party to be at is their circus infused dinner theater party, The Soiled Dove. For the next three weeks The Soiled Dove is going to be running out at Ferry Point in Alameda every

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02 Apr 2017

Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) Pride Flag Creator Saw The Bigger Picture

Gilbert Baker, an artist who in 1978 created the iconic Rainbow Flag, passed away on Friday at his home in New York City. He was 65 years old. Cause of death remains unknown at this time. An army veteran, Gilbert was stationed in San Francisco when he was honorably discharged

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29 Mar 2017

How to Be a Real Activist: an Interview with Edwin Lindo

Edwin Lindo is the real deal. He’s not just passively sharing articles on Facebook and calling it activism, he’s actually putting his body on the line and fighting for the change he wants to see in San Francisco, the United States, and the world. In this episode of the Weird

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27 Mar 2017

San Francisco’s Best Burgers…Ranked!

Here are some notable San Francisco burgers on a very exact rating scale:

10 means I’d gladly murder my brother (if I had one) to eat it once a month and 1 means it’s basically the hamburger-shaped cardboard they serve in middle school cafeterias.

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03 Mar 2017

Doc Pop on How to Live a Fun, Fulfilling & Creative Life

Doctor Popular (aka Doc Pop) is a modern day renaissance man. He’s a photographer, a musician, a writer, an artist, a designer, a seamster, a prankster, and at one point, the 3rd best yo-yoer in the world. Yes really, he yo-yoed for a living. The crazy thing is that Doc

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