Mission District

13 Nov 2017

The 1957 Movie that Predicted the Rise of Trump

Just as bold upon its release as it is today, director Elia Kazan and writer Budd Schulberg‘s masterpiece A Face In The Crowd – about the charming rogue Larry “Lonesome” Rhodes (Andy Griffith) who parlays his local TV fame into a national bully pulpit – remains a darkly comic satire

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24 Oct 2017

SFCentric History: THE 1850S TANFORAN COTTAGES IN THE MISSION

Photo: David Sawyer/Flickr The Mission is the oldest neighborhood in San Francisco. With that distinction, comes antique architecture and notable addresses. Such is the case of the Tanforan cottages at 214 and 220 Dolores St. These homes belonged to Toribio Tanforan and his family and are two of only about

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24 May 2016

We Wanna Send You On A Food Tour in the Mission District!

Avital Tours offers high-end social dining experiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles for locals and travelers alike. Their walking food tours are built by locals for locals. Their goal is that someone who lives in the Mission comes on our Mission Food Tour and learns something about her own neighborhood –

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05 Jan 2016

We’ve Got Your Tickets to Majical Cloudz @ The Chapel!

Majical Cloudz is music and performance. Rooted in solo material written by Devon Welsh between rural Ontario and Montreal, he joined with Matthew Otto to collaboratively produce and perform the music. Their performance is deeply expressive — strong vocals sit on top of washes of white noise, filtered synths and

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30 Nov 2015

Artist Depicts Changes in Mission Neighborhood

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists in the NYC and Bay Area.  It’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep these cities strange and wonderful places.  Meet SF native Alberto Ybarra. Ybarra is a native San Franciscan who grew up skateboarding and hanging out in

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02 Nov 2015

Día de los Muertos In The Mission & The Symphony Hall

If you haven’t had a chance to attend the festival it is a dark and magical event full of candle light, parade, reflection, community, costumes and handmade alters that honor and remember the dead.

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03 Sep 2015

The Best Donald Trump Pinatas in SF, Ranked

Not all Donald Trump pinatas are created equal. The Donald Trump pinatas in the SF Mission District vary greatly in size, price and artistic integrity. A Broke-Ass Stuart Broke-Team investigative report (consisting of us looking and asking in every pinata-selling establishment on all 58 blocks of Mission Street) lists every

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