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05 Oct 2022

San Francisco’s Best and Worst Rebrands

Chicago stubbornly calls their landmark skyscraper Sears Tower, rejecting the Willis name. In Kansas City where I grew up, it’ll always be Sandstone Amphitheater. No matter where you’re from, you no doubt know somewhere/something special that now goes by a shittier name. San Francisco has plenty.  For instance, in an

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13 Sep 2022

Which Bay Area Bridges Can Survive A Major Earthquake?

Earthquakes are as much a part of Bay Area life as fog, hills and cable cars. But for some reason, other than learning about the wreckage of past quakes, the average Bay Area resident doesn’t spend much time discussing how a large earthquake would effect modern Bay Area infrastructure. The Hayward

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17 Jun 2022

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 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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20 May 2022

Unmistakable Traits of a Typical Bay Area Native

Anytime I step out of the Bay Area, I’m struck with one simple fact; you can take the Bay Area native outta the bay but you can’t take away my weird Bay Area quirks. It’s fun to ask yourself “What qualities give a Bay Area native away when we are

Katy Atchison 60
01 Jun 2021

Happy Pride Month! The Pink Torch Makes Its Journey to Twin Peaks

Pride Month is officially here!  The city will be lit up with the iconic Twin Peaks Pink Triangle Tuesday night, marking the first day of Pride Month. The symbolic torch is making its way from Oakland to San Francisco with a meandering series of celebrations and the torch-bearing procession that

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24 Sep 2019

Tom Loughlin’s Signal Repurposes 22 Tons of Bay Bridge Steel Into Public Art

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge near Seattle was a late-1930s public works project that became a notorious engineering disaster. Nicknamed “Galloping Gertie,” the bridge began vibrating shortly after the roadbed was installed. It opened to vehicular traffic anyway, but the vibrations continued as the area’s natural winds matched the bridge’s own

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01 Feb 2018

This Week’s Need to Know News for the Bay Area & Beyond

In this slightly special edition of the weekly news wrap, we touch on a few less local stories and take a little extra time to discuss the memo fallout, because it’s actually a shit storm swirling around us today. But first, we’ll start with a very special toilet. Golden showers

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06 Sep 2013

Farewell Widow Norton- The Imperial State Funeral of José Julio Sarria

It was on a cold damp evening, 133 years ago that His Imperial Majesty, Joshua Abraham Norton I entered immortality on the steps of Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Chinatown. The city wept in great frenzy and many have kept his devotion in the many years since, one such devotee being

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