SF History

11 Jul 2019

Kate Rhoades : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep the bay a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve taken a bus lately you may have seen Kate’s work, she’s got a delightful series

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28 Jun 2019

SF Mime Troupe Celebrates 60 years with musical comedy “Treasure Island”

It says it right on the side of the giant truck that transports their self-contained outdoor theater set: “Not that kind of mime!” Far from being silent, the San Francisco Mime Troupe has presented musical comedies in the parks for 60 years, making them the longest running political comedy troupe

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25 Jun 2019

Crystal Vielula : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet Crystal Vielula, a dynamic and multi-faceted artist whose art often makes you stop and smile.  If

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15 Jun 2019

The Fight to Save The Mezzanine & Nightlife in San Francisco

You may have heard that the Mezzanine, one of San Francisco’s beloved music venues, was being forced out of its home on 444 Jessie st.  The Mezzanine’s landlords threatened to raise their rent by 600% by year’s end, essentially kicking them out in order to convert the thriving nightlife venue

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14 Jun 2019

SF is Celebrating the First Official Tamale Lady Day!

Virginia Ramos, aka The Tamale Lady, was my friend. We had a long history together and she was a constant in the lives of so many people who call The City home. As I mentioned in this tribute I wrote about her after her passing in September 2018, Virginia “wasn’t

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29 May 2019

We’ve Found the Worst Tech Bro in SF & His Ridiculous App

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! The first sketch from my new comedy web series, Shaky Ground is here! Check it out below! Motherly: The App That Does Everything Your Mommy Won’t Do for You Anymore In this first sketch you’ll meet Chad, possibly the most obnoxious tech

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28 May 2019

Did San Francisco’s Oldest Bar, The Saloon, Actually Burn Down in 1906?

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The Saloon, in North Beach, is regularly touted as San Francisco’s oldest bar, dating back to 1861. While other bars were started sooner, their original buildings were destroyed during the 1906 earthquake

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20 May 2019

March with the Harvey Milk Club for the 40th Anniversary of the White Night Riots

Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of the White Night Riots. On May 21, 1979, San Francisco waited for justice following the murders of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk at the hands of their colleague, former cop Dan White. When the verdict was handed down, members of the San Francisco Police Department had already begun celebrating White’s minimal manslaughter sentence. However, others demanded answers, protesting in front of City Hall.

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