The plan is to move in a tech company called PlanGrid to replace the evicted artists. Do you know what PlanGrid does? It makes apps that help developers and construction companies build faster. Now I don’t know if that is ironic or just sad. The Mission artists are being replaced by a tech company that helps developers tear down their neighborhood faster. Let’s STOP THEM
The San Francisco fog didn’t stop the samba in the Mission this morning, photographer Hanna Quevedo captured the costumes, floats, and wonderful performers at the 37th Annual Carnaval Grand Parade. Got to love this city. #Mission All Photographs Courtesy of Hanna Quevedo
The ‘Comedian You Should Know’ series highlights funny people performing in San Francisco. SF based comic Matt Lieb is hosting Al Madrigal & Kevin Camia, at Cobb’s Comedy Club May 22 – 24th Matt Lieb is a comic you should know, his glasses say ‘1970’s policeman’ and his mustache says ‘1970’s
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
“Ed Lee, can’t you see, we don’t need more luxury!” Chants echoed through the halls of government May 8th, when hundreds of protesters raised their voices in support of a temporary halt to evictions in San Francisco, and a stop to market-rate developments in the Mission District.
Thanks to Daniel Hirsch at www.missionlocal.org for this update! This week we received information from the historic art collective Studio 17 in the mission. It explained how Studio 17’s owner Rick Holman was not going to renew their lease. Holman was not responding to any of the tenants’ emails and they took
Studio 17, one of our city’s largest art collectives may disappear this year. Redlick Building owner failed to renew the lease which expires June 2015. “We are stuck in limbo and our situation as working artists in this city is dire,” said Robert Donald, visual artist and the master
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