Ocean Beach

07 Jul 2017

The Outer Sunset Has No Idea How Cool It Is

Ocean Beach wants to make sweet love to your nervous system. The unwinding begins slowly as you make your way toward the Outer Sunset and it’s steady and wild companion, the ocean. You move down smooth, straight streets that get quieter by the block. Aren’t you always saying you want

Heather Robinson - Artisanal Trouble Maker 0
12 May 2016

Why is Great Highway Closed?

Why is the Great Highway closed from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd? The Great Highway has been closed since February and was scheduled to be through mid-March.   “Southbound traffic on Great Highway will be detoured on weekdays through mid-March while work crews shift excess sand from the northern end

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0
18 Mar 2016

The Last Cafe in San Francisco

“Are we creating a culture,” I asked Ty over coffee at the Sea Biscuit Café, “or are we holding its hand as it dies? Right now I honestly can’t tell.” She shook her head. “That’s a really interesting question.” We usually meet in the Mission, where Ty keeps a small

Benjamin Wachs - Fascinating Stranger 0
15 Sep 2014

Why San Francisco’s Indian Summer is Better Than Real Summer

  San Francisco’s weather is something people like to talk about…ad nauseam. I find that places that have very little change in weather, and for the most part are fairly temperate, tend to be the places where people talk about weather the most. This fair city falls into this category

Lachlan Bray - Broke-Ass Bartender 1
03 Mar 2012

Java Beach Serves the Sunset

When I lived out in the Sunset District back in the day, Java Beach was my favorite hang out. The neighborhood coffee shop serves strong coffee and makes bomb sandwiches. I love the veggie one with avocado and sprouts. They also have the amazing Blondie desert bars. The prices are

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
05 Aug 2011

Broke-Ass Friendly Deals at Park Chalet

Park Chalet, not to be confused with Beach Chalet, is located just across from Ocean Beach and meant for us less fancy folk.  I must say, I was a bit skeptical initially.  After taking advantage of the broke ass style specials, though, I’m now a fan. Perhaps I’m being too

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21 Nov 2010

FREE Movies Every Friday Night at Park Chalet

COOL THING ALERT!  Park Chalet, a place I love but rarely venture to, is calling me back with an entertainment offer I can’t refuse:  FREE movies on their five-foot screen every Friday night at 9pm through April 2011.  Every month till then has a theme; for example, November is ’80s

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0