This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner “This really is an amazing city,” Quincy said as we drove past the Panhandle on our way to dinner in the Sunset. She had just returned from traveling extensively through Germany, France, and England and was tying
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. “After the past few nights, I’ve realized San Francisco is a tale of three cities,” I say to the little group of people I’m smoking and drinking with. We’re sitting on cushions in somebody’s “zen room” at
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.
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. It’s been changed a little to take out references to elections that already occurred. The story goes that, the day after breaking ground for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, President William H. Taft, the last of our exquisitely
This article originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the the San Francisco Examiner A few weeks ago I ran into a friend who works at one of the companies creating driverless cars. “Oh man,” he told me, “this whole thing is happening way sooner than anyone thinks. Two
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE. HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM It’s one thing if you’re a burn-and-turn, counter-service burger place, where the most salient piece of décor is a Golden State Warriors poster. But if you’re an actual restaurant, with table service, where somebody put
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner San Francisco is a wonderful place to fall in love. Sure, Paris might be the “City of Love,” but anyone who calls it that has never walked up Columbus Avenue, arm in arm with their sweetheart, as