Columns

15 Feb 2019

New Mural by French Artist JR Shows San Francisco at its Best

Guest post by Shawn Saleme Early last year, the well known French artist and photographer JR, who is known around the world for his large scale urban works that address socio-economic and political issues, came to San Francisco to create a “portrait” of the city. Through his photography of individuals,

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14 Feb 2019

How Meal Delivery Apps are Killing Your Favorite Restaurants

Our Tech & Social Justice Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Another local restaurant has bitten the dust, and

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14 Feb 2019

‘SF Music Scene is not Dead’, Says New Label Rocks In Your Head

Fun, artsy, surfy, SF band Sonny & the Sunsets are launching on a new label and giving away art to IndieGoGo supporters…check em out…. Via – The Brand New, Rocks in Your Head Records Sonny Smith, of Sonny & the Sunsets, just started a new San Francisco label, Rocks In Your Head Records.  The first album, Hairdressers

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14 Feb 2019

Gallery Party & Concert w/ Phony Ppl & Flower Co

When the Costco of weed throws a party in an art gallery and Brooklyn based Phony Ppl come through to rock it, there’s cause for some excitement. Add to that, 111 Minna Gallery will be decorated with the wonderful artwork of SF artist Emily Fromm, and you got a really nice

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12 Feb 2019

Hallmark Cards to Grandparents Now Subtly Mention Inheritance

It’s Valentines Day again soon, and America is gearing up for a lovely day full of candy, chocolate, & romance.  Holiday Card makers Hallmark are also gearing up for a very busy week of business, although we’re told it’s not all hearts and cherubs at company headquarters this year.  It turns

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11 Feb 2019

The Pleasures and Pains of Having a Dog in San Francisco

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner  I’ve got a pretty fantastic living situation. Solid rent control, great roommates, centrally located. Sure we don’t have a living room, but we do have a washer and dryer, and yes, it’s as amazing as you’d think.

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11 Feb 2019

Bake Muffins & Feed the Homeless on National Muffin Day

Do you know the Muffin Man?  If you are ever on Market Street, in the Tenderloin, in the Mission, on Haight Street, or near the Civic Center, you might have seen him around, distributing delicious home-baked muffins to hungry folk.  For the past five years or so, Jacob Kaufman has

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