DIY

22 Mar 2024

Effin’ Relax: Your New Chillaxation Station in The City

There’s a new shop in San Francisco that encourages you to get your shit together, stop mentally spiraling, and unwind a bit. All jokes aside, Effin’ Relax on Divisadero offers meditation, energy healing services, and a full range of handmade bath and body products designed to get you to give

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01 Dec 2022

The World Renowned Bart Basel is Back!

San Francisco has a long tradition of strange, wonderful, DIY, street performance art.

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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

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18 Nov 2022

We’ve Dubbed This San Francisco Block “Do it Yourself Row”

Haight street is known for its vibrant history in San Francisco but there’s one particular block on Haight that we’ve decided we’re going to start calling “Do it Yourself Row” (DIY Row). On this block, you’ll find numerous DIY art schools for all ages along with containing the supplies you’d

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21 Mar 2022

Ursula X. Young is Uplifting Other Women Artists in the Bay Area and Beyond

Historically, the art industry has valued the work of women artists less than that of male artists, despite being the subject matter of most work. Today, women artists are working to lift each other up. In an effort to inspire younger aspiring artists during Women’s History Month, I wanted to

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09 Mar 2022

SF’s First Lesbian-Owned Comic Book Shop Opens in the Mission

Leah Morrett is the owner of Sour Cherry Comics, a new queer-centric bookstore and community space in the Mission District that opened at 3187 16th St. earlier this month.  “Sour cherries are not sweet, and that’s the point,” she tells me. “[The name’s] a little subversive, a little cutesy, and

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22 Feb 2022

The Love Letters Written to Alameda

For the month of February, we’ve all been able to enjoy the Alameda Love Letter mailboxes. We even learned more about the project from creator themselves. Recently, the mailboxes have been taken down and put into storage. But, I know we’re all curious.. what did some of the letters say?

Katy Atchison 0
14 Feb 2022

The Secret Story Behind Alameda’s Love Letter Mailboxes

Early Saturday morning the 12th, I received an anonymous message on Facebook stating: “I saw your post on Alameda Peeps about your story on the red love letter mailboxes. I can get you in contact with the person who created these on the condition that they stay anonymous?” Attached was

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07 Feb 2022

Red Mailboxes Full of Love Letters Are Popping Up in Alameda

Editor’s Note:  As of Sunday, Feb 11th 2024, the mailboxes are back in Alameda! After a short hiatus, the artist behind the adorable Love Letter mailboxes on Alameda let us know that the mailboxes are back this year and are in 5 locations. You can find them on Santa Clara

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