gentrification

27 Nov 2018

Farmerbrown in the Tenderloin Shut Their Doors

How is that an establishment like farmerbrown could fall from grace in an age of culinary renaissance inside a city brimming with obsessive foodies? The Tenderloin soul food restaurant mixed up the right ingredients for success when they opened their doors in 2006, but a lot has changed in the

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15 Oct 2018

New Development Threatens Archimedes Banya & Hunters Point

I was just sent the following information about a new development that is supposed to be going into Hunters Point. Archimedes Banya is a Russian bathhouse that has been around since 1970 but who serves all members of the community.

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05 Sep 2018

What it’s Like Being a Black Gentrifier

Guest post by LeRon L. Barton The story of San Francisco today can be summed up in three words: Housing, Displacement, and Gentrification. The removal of people from their homes, the loss of local business, the reimaging of neighborhoods, and the destruction of community is the number one issue with

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06 Aug 2018

San Francisco: Before the Tech Boom, and Now

Look at these side-by-side pictures of what San Francisco looked like just ten years ago compared to now. Google Maps provides Street View images dating back to the 2007-08 Great  Recession and financial crisis, so we we dug up some not-even-that-old photos to compare how San Francisco looked in the

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23 Jul 2018

As San Francisco Goes, So Goes Oakland

The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco. They say the population of Oakland doubled in roughly 72 hours. 

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19 Jul 2018

This Week’s News from the Bay and Beyond

We have locals kicking gentrification arse, the shakeup of a landmark publication, the best possible outcome in the Permit Patty situation and a president that just went balls-deep in diplomacy destruction. Let’s go. Around the Bay Hasta Muerte Puts Down Oakland Roots The building Hasta Muerte Coffee leased from was

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16 Aug 2017

Save Bushwick City Farm!

By Tiana Miller  Anyone who has been to Bushwick in the past few years, particularly near the intersection of Myrtle and Broadway, needs no reminder of how rapidly the area is gentrifying. With an upshot of high rise luxury condos pricing out many longtime home and business owners one wonders

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15 Aug 2017

The North Pole: Oakland-Based Comedy Web Series About Gentrification & Way More

The North Pole is a political comedy web series about three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA, who struggle to stay rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Across seven outrageous episodes, Nina, Marcus, and Benny fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to save the place

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