Noe Valley

12 Dec 2011

Spotlight on NoVa: the Painful Allure of Noe Valley

Padmapper, a nifty tool that’s basically a melding of Craigslist with Google Maps, comes in handy for those apartment searches with location, location in mind. And not only does it show you where your new home might be, it shows you where it sure isn’t. A vast, empty space lies

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14 Aug 2011

Barry Estabrook Presents Tomatoland FREE at Omnivore Books

The tomato is a favorite of the broke ass. It’s readily available and relatively cheap. For what is sure to be an interesting, informative, and entirely FREE presentation on the tomato stop by Omnivore books on Tuesday, August 16 from 6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. Barry Estabrook, author of Tomatoland, will be

20 May 2010

Broke-Ass of the Week – Marissa Barker

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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08 Apr 2010

Learn How to Cast thy Seed for Free This Sunday in Noe Valley

Aside from foraging and hunting, you can’t get more back to basics than growing your own food.  Unfortunately, for some, the task of keeping a houseplant alive is one that often ends in sadness It really isn’t entirely without reason-With few exceptions, you really can’t stick a twig in the

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26 Mar 2010

FREE Appetizers and Runway Show at Loft 1513 Tonight

The catch-22 of living in San Francisco is that there are these amazing local artists and designers around the city, but because they are also real people who are trying to pay rent on time AND have enough money left over to eat something other than Chex Mix for dinner,

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22 Oct 2009

FREE Lost in the Fog Movie Screening

Harry Aleo was a throwback to when San Francisco wasn’t as freaky-deaky as it is now.  As a super conservative in Noe Valley he stuck out like a sore thumb, and liked it that way.  He’s dead now, but he used to own Twin Peaks Properties of which I wrote

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12 Oct 2009

Not the Tired Chinese Lunch Plate and Cheapie Dim Sum in Bernal- The Jasmine Tea House

In San Francisco, one takes it for granted that good and genuine Chinese food is to be found if one so desires.  However, you have to be invested and either traipse over to Chinatown or Clement Street if you want the really good stuff. That said, sometimes you just want

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