Why This Wealthy Techie’s $2 Million Donation Is Super Rad
There’s reason for small business owners in the Bay Area to rejoice. Chris Larsen, co-founder of crypto company Ripple, is giving $2 million to stoke local retail districts. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, this is in addition to the $1.7 million he provided in 2021. Larsen is a born-and-raised
Here Are A Few Ways To Avoid Being A Tool in the Bay Area
It’s never been a better time to stop being a tool while living in the San Francisco Bay Area. There are plenty of reasons to not be a tool. A few of the reasons include the sentiments of treating others how you would want to be treated, releasing the grudges
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
How This San Francisco Corner Store Keeps The Neighborhood Alive
Early on a Wednesday morning, while smoking a cigarette in front of his shop, Mekonnen Seyoum stops to chat. He’s dressed in a blue button-down shirt with a black mask pulled down his neck, showing his curly black and white beard. A tall paper cup of coffee is in his
How This San Francisco Bookstore Provides Anti-Capitalist Hope
The average San Franciscan, throttled by both an impossible cost of living and a tremendous lack of resources, needs a glimmer of hope in the fog. Look no further than the Mission District’s newest bookstore Medicine for Nightmares, a must-visit for longtime residents and visitors to the city alike. In
San Franciscans Rallied Together After Hardship Before. They Could Do It Again.
On April 18, 1906, five-foot-deep holes cracked through Market Street and ate people whole like cavernous maws to hapless anchovies. Author David K. Randall recounts in Black Death at the Golden Gate how Howard Street’s American Hotel collapsed on firefighter James O’Neill, crushing him beneath. And, when the first intense
San Francisco’s Mayor Eyes Both Police Financing and Socialism in Fundraising Campaign
Mayor London Breed held a press conference on Tuesday, March 7 to declare San Francisco screwed if the police department doesn’t receive an additional $27.6 million. She told an audience in the Tenderloin that, without that money, San Francisco will be “absolutely terrible.” But the San Francisco Police Department just
These Celebs With Bay Area Ties Just Won Oscars
The 95th Academy Awards last night didn’t boast a single slap on the face. While some may argue a sleight or a snub was just as bad, it was a night of wins for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s Everything Everywhere All at Once and the German-language film All Quiet