Goddamn it! Yet another fantastic San Francisco dive bar is heading to the chopping block. I just ran into Carey, Doc’s Clock’s proprietor and she confirmed that when the bar’s lease is up in a year and a half, the new building owner won’t be renewing it. The building that houses
I remember first hearing about Mission Mission when I moved back to San Francisco from my year in New York in 2008. The Mission was a pretty interesting place back then, it was a mix of Latino families, bike messengers, fresh out of college liberal arts majors, and lots of people
Have You In My Wilderness is Julia Holter’s most intimate album yet, a collection of radiant ballads. Her follow-up to 2013’s widely celebrated Loud City Song explores love, trust, and power in human relationships. While love songs are familiar fodder in pop music, Holter manages to stay fascinatingly oblique
I’m too old to go to Delirium now. The tightly packed bar area and the sweaty, sticky, smelly dance floor are too much for me, even if the drinks are incredibly cheap. But spending too much time and making poor decisions at Delirium is a right of passage for anyone who’s nighttime lives are passed in the Mission.
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
The members of Moon Taxi are no strangers to the stage. Hailing from Nashville, the five-piece formed in 2006 and set out to conquer the Southeast with their unforgettable live set. Nine years later, they’ve amassed over one thousand shows and released two albums, Cabaret (2012) and Mountains Beaches
A swirling flourish of strings whirls around a noir cocktail of stately country elegance of classic piano and brass flourishes, as a voice emerges from the stale smoke and dim lights equally trenchant resolve and raw ache. Daniel Romano, slightly behind the beat, offers a chivalrous promise of avengement