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19 Jun 2019

Gilman Brewing Gets Back to Berkeley Basics

Gilman Brewing is doing something different in Berkeley, but it feels very familiar. They established themselves with a simple mission to brew and serve up good beer in a simple setting that encourages people to engage and enjoy sipping on their hard work…and if the packed tables on a Tuesday

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18 Jun 2019

San Francisco’s Long, Passionate Affair with Carmen

For over 92 years Georges Bizet’s Carmen has carried on a great love affair with San Francisco.  Carmen made her debut with the San Francisco Opera in 1927 at the Civic Auditorium.  Over the decades, she’s continued to sing and seduce her way through some 192 performances in San Francisco,

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17 Jun 2019

Mission Pie is Closing Down

Earlier today Mission Local reported that everyone’s favorite pie shop/community space was closing down. Mission Pie has been at the corner of Mission and 25th St. for the past 12 years. I’m pretty sure I first heard about it on Mission Mission way back when the shop first opened. Back

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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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13 Jun 2019

Raise Money for Ramen: Support Artist Yarrow Slaps’ New Book

Calling all ramen heads, creative types, chefs, or any other type of noodle enthusiasts!  Local painter Yarrow Slaps (of SWIM Gallery) has launched a GoFundMe campaign for his new book RAMEN FOREVER, an artist’s guide to ramen.   This avante-garde cookbook is an illustrated love letter to ramen and an overall observation

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13 Jun 2019

Riding MUNI Now More Expensive than New York Subway

Starting July 1st, MUNI is raising its single fare price to $3, and the monthly Adult A pass rises to $98.  To put that into perspective, a subway ticket in New York City costs $2.75.  In NYC, the trains run all night, get you practically anywhere you need to go

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13 Jun 2019

Weird-Ass Movies Playin’ in the Bay

For cinema multiplex goers in Anywhereville, USA, the arrival of June means the coming of the newest summer superhero tentpole movies and animation franchises’ newest installments.  But for broad-minded San Francisco Bay Area filmgoers, June means a chance to see films that sometimes have few qualms cranking their wildness up

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13 Jun 2019

Beat the Heat with Cool Art Events

Has the recent heatwave got you feeling beaten down?  Cool off by checking out these art happenings and by checking out SF Design Week at the end of June.  As Pride approaches, there are also a ton of related art events where you sh0uld discover your next favorite LGBTQ artist! 

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