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Farmers Market Battles Elite School
22 Jul 2022

Who Will Win? The Farmer’s Market vs. The Elite High School

This week, a private battle between Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile (OSFMM) and a private high school, St. Ignatius College Preparatory(SI), became very public via a letter published online by OSFMM. The permit for The Sunset’s popular and well-trafficked farmer’s market will expire on August 13th and, while the

Katy Atchison 1
21 Jul 2022

Back in Bernal: Eden Stein Secession Art & Design

Secession Art & Design in San Francisco was a locally loved gallery, boutique, and go-to for art, clothing, and jewelry for 15 years in Mission Bernal.  During that time Secession featured over 70 independent artists and designers. This year, like so many other Bay Area creatives, their business has been

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
21 Jul 2022

The Great Stuff Coming To The 42nd S.F. Jewish Film Festival

Peyton Klein said her first exposure to anti-Semitism was the notorious Charlottesville Unite The Right rally.  This high-schooler, who’s one of the interviewees in the documentary Repairing The World: Stories From The Tree Of Life, is not the only young person who mistakenly believed anti-Semitism ended with the Nazis’ defeat

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April Dawn Alison poses for a Polaroid.
20 Jul 2022

What Is Queer Pain? Understanding April Dawn Alison

Are we ready to take on queer pain? Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, Oakland artist and resident April Dawn Alison took a series of self-portraits on Polaroid film in voluminous cocoa wigs and rouge lips, in a PVC skirt and color-matched pumps, in bondage. The massive compilation

Jake Warren 0
19 Jul 2022

We Wanna Send You to See DIVA or Die this Weekend!

  FLASH GIVEAWAY ALERT! This weekend, the EXIT Theatre will host DIVA or Die, the monthly burlesque and cabaret experience! With spectacular shows on both Friday and Saturday night, there’s a lot to look forward to. On Friday, 7/22, enjoy the DIVA or Die Cabaret, featuring an array of performance

Lizzie Locker - Events Editor 0
19 Jul 2022

The Bay Area has the #5 Worst Average Commute in the US

American commutes are getting longer, with a U.S. Census Bureau report released in 2021 revealing the average one-way commute in 2019 reached a record high of 27.6 minutes. Combined with record-high gas prices, workers’ daily commutes are increasingly time-consuming and expensive—so much so that some are calling for commutes to

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19 Jul 2022

How A Viral Tiktok Got Me Interviewed By The SF Chronicle

Despite the antics of my meme page, I try to live a quiet and relatively simple life. I work from home. I hang out with my girlfriend. I make sassy memes and write sassier articles. I Doordash food and then immediately promise myself that I won’t Doordash food again, but

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
19 Jul 2022

Why San Francisco Is The Best Place To Watch Movies.

This may be a strange way to start an article about the joy of watching movies, but I’m not a film buff. I’m big into music, videos games and books, but I tend to fidget when watching a feature film. Whenever someone would invite me to go to a movie

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0