Word just came in that another long time favorite SF dive bar is closing forever. Not only that, the entire building is being torn down. BAS reader Tyler Harbaugh sent me a tweet that came from the Hemlock Tavern’s instagram account. As you can see below, there is no ambiguity.
The funky, artsy, weirdo Mission died a little bit more today. I received confirmation that Retro Fit, the vintage store/drag queen depot that’s been on Valencia near 20th St. for 20 years, officially got a 30 day notice. Back in February Pete Kane did a big feature on the possible