SF History

29 Jan 2019

Lucca Ravioli is Closing on Valencia St. And that Sucks

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The place where I used to buy freshly made tagliarini with Lucca’s own meat sauce for ‘treat yo self’ style Italian dinners at home, is officially closing.  Lucca’s Ravioli Co is one of

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23 Jan 2019

Explore 1930s San Francisco in This Amazing Giant Scale Model

If you have ever wondered what life in San Francisco looked like in 1940, you will now have a chance to see it for yourself in incredible detail that reaches only 11 inches tall. The scale model took two years to build but has been missing for decades, until now.

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02 Jan 2019

Blur Bar in SF Is Soon to Be a Thing of the Past

The face of Polk Street is changing. Period. But then again, what San Francisco neighborhood is safe from the dreaded “G” word anymore? Little by little, the constants that delivered debauchery and delectable (or dicey) dining that once defined the district are slipping away into a soon-to-be distant past. It

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10 Dec 2018

San Francisco is the City Where you Can’t….

The story goes that, the day after breaking ground for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, President William H. Taft, the last of our exquisitely mustachioed Commander-in-Chiefs, toasted San Francisco as “The City that Knows How.” It had been less than a decade since the Great Conflagration had burned most of The City to the ground, and President Taft was in awe at the incredible speed at which San Francisco had managed to rebuild.

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04 Dec 2018

It’s the LAST DAY to Get the Limited Edition BAS Poster!

Today is the very last day you can get your hands on this badass, limited edition, signed BAS poster. That’s right, after today it will be gone! All you gotta do is become a member of the $15 tier on my Patreon page. That said, as we’ve seen so many

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30 Nov 2018

There’s a Festival of Old Archival Footage of San Francisco

The people at the Long Now Foundation have been putting this on for 13 years and it keeps getting bigger each time. This year it’s happening over two nights at the Castro Theatre. The info below is from the Eventbrite page, which is where you can also buy tickets. The Long

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21 Nov 2018

People Are Painting the Mezzanine like Chili’s in Protest

Corporate evil-doers are booting the legendary Mezzanine in exchange for some plush office space. For all intents and purposes, it seems like a very sad done deal. But a group of people have started a Facebook event with the goal of saving the Mezz by hiding it in plain sight

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14 Nov 2018

Long Live La Taqueria! The Battle to Save the Mission Icon Has Been Won

You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years

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