SF History

21 Sep 2021

Grubstake Diner Needs Your Help

Plans for rebuilding the Grubstake Diner beneath 21 middle-income housing units are in limbo because an adjacent condominium building is worried about losing sunlight. The thing is, all Austin condo owners knew the development was already in the works when they bought in. According to Grubstake: “[A]ll owners at the

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05 Aug 2021

SF’s Newest Park was Originally built by prisoners from Alcatraz : A History of Black Point Gardens

It’s not everyday that our little peninsula gets a new piece of public land, but for the last four years the Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and a team of volunteers, have been restoring the gardens, walkways, stairs, and terraces of The Historic Black Point Gardens. The Black Point

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27 Jul 2021

Judge Stops School District from Covering Up Controversial George Washington High Mural

The seemingly endless saga over the George Washington High School mural took another turn Tuesday when a San Francisco Superior Court judge overturned the school district’s decision to cover up the controversial artwork. Ruling in favor of an alumni group that alleged the San Francisco Unified School District Board of

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11 Jun 2021

‘Noodling’ Around San Francisco, a Unique Way to Explore

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! The art of noodling around:  an aesthetic meditation for

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07 Jun 2021

Sexy Stuff to Do This Week: Stripper History, Steamy Storytelling, and Sinful Summer Shows!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. Ah, summer in The City! The nudists are out and about in the Haight and the Castro, the parks are full of stripped-down singles peacocking

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30 May 2021

This Week’s Fun Stuff: Mostly Movie Magic, With Plenty of Pride on the Side!

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to makes sure you never miss a thing. It’s the first day of Pride month, the sun is shining on our sequins and glitter, and The City is gearing up for a summer full of

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16 Apr 2021

America’s 1st Black Owned Cannabis Retailer Talks Optimism & Adversity

I’m no card player, but I will show up regularly to the game of life. And I’m not referring to the Milton Bradley pastime either. I’m talking about real life, the one that’s chock full of the good, the bad, and the “you’re kidding, right?” I’m not telling you anything

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21 Mar 2021

Chinatown Pride: Celebrating Queer Chinese Culture

On March 25 from 6-7 pm San Francisco Pride and the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco will join forces to present Chinatown Pride, an hour long online celebration of Queer Chinese culture. The event will serve as a fundraiser for both organizations and as a gesture of solidarity between

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