history

19 Oct 2017

The Proud & Nefarious History of Pop’s Bar in the Mission

Pop’s Bar on 24th st. in the Mission is an SF classic.  It’s old school, gritty, fun, and typically clad with a lots of local characters at all hours.  Pop’s is everything from an early morning drinking spot for SF General nurses getting off their night shifts, to a sweaty

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03 Oct 2017

SFCentric History: When Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Created in San Francisco

San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

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19 Sep 2017

SFCentric History: The San Franciscans Who Survived The Titanic

SFCentric History is a new column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. The sinking of the RMS Titanic is one of the biggest disasters in history. Many San Franciscans

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14 Sep 2017

SFCentric History: When Houdini Escaped His Way Around San Francisco

San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a new column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. Harry Houdini (born Erik

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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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10 Aug 2017

Bale Grist Mill: Northern California’s Own Local and Organic Polenta in Napa Valley.

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM The Bale Grist Mill might seem like something you’d pass up on, but if you’re a history buff, into food, into mechanics…this is for you. Summer is almost over and that means the days are getting

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08 Mar 2016

8 Empowering Quotes from History’s Most Forward Women

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on all the strides women made throughout history all over the globe. While us ladies have achieved some amazing feats there are still so many to accomplish. Today is a day to be a loud and proud female. Here are some of

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