Last Friday Wooden Nickel quietly opened its doors to an already devoted clientele. How is this possible considering there were no announcements that the bar was opening? Because the three women behind it, Nancy Chung, Shannon Lynn and Cassy Fritzen, have a combined 41 years bartending in the Mission. From
Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.
The Homestead is one of my favorite bars in the City. Sure part of that is because it’s only a few blocks from my house, but the other part is that it’s just a kick-ass bar. I was there last night getting some drinks with a buddy when I saw
There’s a lot of reasons to like the Homestead. To begin with it looks like a genuine Victorian saloon replete with velvety wallpaper and an embossed tin ceiling. While it’s had many different names and incarnations, it’s been a bar continuously since 1902…I think. In addition to being a cool looking