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Adjacent to the icon Aunt Charlie’s, the Tenderloin District’s last working class drag bar, there’s a little-known name tucked away on the Turk Street sign between Jones and Taylor that simply says: Vicki Mar Lane. But who was Vicki Marlane, and why was a street named after her in her honor?
I spent last Wednesday delivering food for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. There are thousands of San Franciscans who can’t leave their homes due to COVID, so the food bank is now delivering tens of thousands of bags full of groceries to those in need.
You don’t need to be a fan of Guy’s TV shows or a former regular at Tex Wasabi’s (RIP) or even one of his three-and-a half million Twitter followers to admire the fact that when there were fires in our community, Guy went and fed evacuated folks. And three months ago, when restaurants all closed, Guy went and raised $22 million dollars to just give to restaurant employees. I was ready to write a “Be nice to Guy, he’s doing good work” piece based on that alone, but an hour of Googling this man led me to a different thesis: Guy Fieri is a goddamn inspiration.
Here’s the short explanation: If you join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon at $6 a month or above, I’ll send you silly and ridiculous postcards during the year. Examples of these are peppered throughout this article. Now the longer, funnier version: Remember back in December when I sent out the incredibly
Well, that was an uneventful weekend. Not much really happened…other than an uncoordinated uprising against police violence and racism all over the country. But other than that, it was pretty mellow. This weekend hundreds of thousands – if not millions – of people took to the streets to protest not
The story of how an Oakland designer found her footing doing costumes and set designs for Beats Antique and when COVID-19 shut down the events industry she shifted her focus to making free masks for grocery and food service workers.
The ‘shelter in place’ order is impossible to follow for the thousands of San Franciscans who have no shelter. During a pandemic, people living on the streets have it worse than ever. Shelters have been closed, and demand for food banks has exploded as tens of thousands of San Franciscans