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22 Jan 2016

The Amazing Catcalls I’ve Heard in San Francisco

Offensive and off-putting, catcalls are oftentimes a daily part of a woman’s existence. Especially younger women like myself. What gives men the idea that this is something they should do to try to seduce a woman I don’t know. It must work for some of them sometimes, or maybe they like the reaction they get (maybe they get off to the disgust, anger, or freaked-out grimace of the pursued woman)…I’ve never stopped to ask my cat callers, and I don’t think I ever will.

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19 Jan 2016

What it Meant to Grow up in San Francisco

At the Corner of 12th and Fulton Guest Post by Holden Taylor Photography by Toby Silverman I remember Turtle Hill somewhere off Funston and how we sat, fifteen years old, on green-painted benches at its peak, overlooking Marin and the bridge if the fog let; how we sat bundled in sweatshirts

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01 Dec 2015

A Gentleman’s Guide to Lavish Poverty in San Francisco

Do you remember a time when San Francisco was relatively affordable, rich with culture and community, and thriving local business? ­Neither do I. I am a “transplant”, and there’s a decent chance, you are too. The San Francisco housing crisis and being “priced out” seem to be two indicative buzzwords on a lot of people’s daily vernacular

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07 Aug 2015

The Burning Man of Europe is a Trip : Nowhere

If you live in San Francisco, chances are that you’ve heard of the Burning Man festival. If you haven’t been, chances are that, come August, you take a sabbatical from social media and stop talking to half the city to avoid hearing the word “dust” too many times. If you

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04 Aug 2015

Life Unlubricated: a Guide to Going Out Sober

Here are some tips on how to have a great night out without a drink. I use a lot of recovery speak, but these pointers are for anyone who wants to take a night off without feeling awkward. This is the guide I wish I had at 60 days.

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