18 May 2024

Should the Elderly Retest to Hold a Driver’s License?

On March 16th in West Portal, 78-year-old Mary Fong Lau sped east up Ulloa Street.  Her SUV barrelled past Wawona towards Lenox Way, where a family of four stood waiting for a bus to the zoo. She crossed the painted yellow lines and train tracks embedded in the road and

Jake Warren 0
26 Jan 2024

Last Bart: The Song About Late Night Bart Rides We Can All Relate to

A late-night BART ride is not for the faint of heart. You’re transported between point A and B in the weird, twisted world of Bay Area Transit. There’s no telling what you’ll see onboard – a used joint, wild creatures from the unknown, left over food or even your classic

Katy Atchison 0
27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Jul 2023

Why Scott Wiener’s Proposed Bridge Toll Increase Would Hurt The Poor And San Francisco

Scott Wiener is attacked a lot, and most of it is unfair. There is no evidence that he is a groomer or a pedophile or any of the other nasty things right wing media has said about him. A lot of the attacks on Wiener are rooted in homophobia and

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
06 Jun 2023

If You Care About The Bay Area, Ride BART.

There are few things as inextricably tied to the experience of day-to-day life in the Bay Area as BART. Bay Area Rapid Transit is more than a rail network or a type of public infrastructure, it’s a cultural icon that serves as a microcosm of everything the San Francisco Bay

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
16 May 2023

The 16th & Mission Open Mic Celebrates 20 Years w/ Anthology & More!

Twenty years ago a circle of chalk was drawn, on the concrete, in front of the 16th Street Mission BART station. To what purpose was this chalk circle? A ritual of recognition? A demarcation of special space? A making important, via a specific corner, that which is too often disregarded? Well folks, it

Ginger Murray 0
04 May 2023

“Please Stand Clear of the Doors” My Long Love Affair with BART

I dash across the landing and just like an Olympic high jumper, I hurl myself, and my giant protruding pregnant belly high up in the air and leap over the head and body of a large man lying lifelessly smack dab in front of my Bart doorway

21 Feb 2023

Man Who Lost Leg On BART Awarded $9 Million In Lawsuit Settlement

A lot of bad things happen on BART, but most of the time, no matter how bad the experience, you make it to your destination in one piece. But, in the case of David Nelson, that wasn’t the case. And it ended up costing BART over $9 million. Nelson’s leg

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
07 Nov 2022

10 Fun Facts About San Francisco You May Not Know

You think you know a lot about San Francisco? Well let’s see how many of these fun facts you already had stored in your noggin. You’re about to be so much better at SF trivia. 1. Alcatraz was the only federal prison to offer hot-water showers, supposedly to dissuade prisoners

Jenna Homen 0