The Saloon, in North Beach, is regularly touted as San Francisco’s oldest bar, dating back to 1861. While other bars were started sooner, their original buildings were destroyed during the 1906 earthquake and fire. The Saloon miraculously survived thanks to the firefighters and sailors that stretched a hose from the Bay in order to rescue the prostitutes that lived above the watering hole.
Why, I wondered, would someone as cool as Termeh throw her goodbye party at The Barbary Coast in North Beach?
Then I got to the entrance and it sucked me in again, dammit. It gets me every time.
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P Segal, Bohemian Archivist, has turned her attention from how great this city used to be to how incredible it could become, if Stuart were mayor. Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been writing about the city that was these days. That’s because, at this pivotal point
Maybe you’ve heard the rumor that some San Francisco streets are named after famous female courtesans of the Gold Rush era. It’s true! But only in a couple of cases. We busted out our history books, mythbusters and trips to the San Francisco Library History Center to determine which San
With over 2,000 gin bins on the Barbary Coast, we here at BAS thought it might be time to catalogue them and keep you informed on what they have to satiate your thirsty, thirsty ways. So, here is the Broke-Ass Bar Guide – San Francisco. You get to know a little bit about what