In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. The Savoy. If you’ve ever wandered up Grant Avenue in North Beach,
This sounds so fucking cool and like something SF really needs right now. With everything great about SF being so thoroughly washed and beaten into something palatable for rich fucks, we need more free festivals for artists and by artists. I’ve got a BBQ at my house that day but
Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the
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....
Need to come up for air? The weekend San Francisco exploded will be coming to its sun-kissed crescendo Sunday. Every year the first weekend in October is nuts, but this year has been particularly insane with the addition of America’s Cup, ball games, etc. If you feel the need
If you’re like me, unwinding at the end of the week means finding time to wander. And First Fridays in North Beach has everything I like in a Friday afternoon: block after block of beer, poetry, and art. There are 20+ galleries and shops with happy hour deals and every
What are you doing on Tuesday, June 19th? I’ll tell you what: you’re coming out to Bottle Cap and letting me feed you drinks. I’ll be guest bartending there from 6-8pm and all the tips that I make in that time period are going to Project Open Hand, an amazing
I woke up this morning hungering for the sun and a hike, leaped out of bed, and went on my way. Now that I’m remembering and writing this, I very well may have left the cat in my room and the window wide open. I also didn’t pack too well