gentrification

10 Apr 2014

5 SOULutions to San Francisco’s Housing Crisis -Pt 2

WARNING: There is no easy fix to the San Francisco Housing Crisis that does not inevitably piss someone off.  If you followed “Has San Francisco SOULed Out: Part One”, then you have read why its so important that we face the hard truth about who really is to blame for this mess. Surprise:

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07 Apr 2014

Has San Francisco SOULed Out?: Who really is to blame for SF’s Cultural Shift pt 1

It has become grossly apparent that the once, vibrantly raw streets of San Francisco, full of oddballs and eccentrics, is slowly being replaced with a hollow shell of architecture and “economically confident”. But is it all due to the “techies? ” I wonder as they stare aimlessly at their Twitters and Twats,

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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08 Jul 2013

Dispatches From The Road: Viva BrisVegas (aka Brisbane, Australia)

Brisbane, Chez Watts Photography Waking up to your first day in Brisbane with the dual horror of a hang-over and a caffeine-withdrawal headache is never the best way to greet the early afternoon. The whole thing comes on in waves. The first thing you feel are the shakes as you

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20 May 2013

City Shutterscape- Blipboard Blips Noe Valley; San Francisco Saves Esta Noche

  In this installment, Fabian caught Blipboard as they highlighted the Noe Valley’s destinations for Broadbent Pinot Verde, Saru sushi served on Tibetan pink salt, and art supplies. And later, he snapped some shots when the city poured into Esta Noche as David Campos’ office and the city’s drag luminaries

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22 Apr 2013

A Response to Brooklyn Gentrification

Whether you think gentrification’s good, bad, natural, or hipster-white-boy-shit seeking “cool” culture but eliminating it, I’m witnessing it, first hand. Of course, it’s easy to retort, “You’re a skinny white boy with ginger hair and writes. That’s almost the stereotypical definition of gentrification.” I won’t argue you; it’s true. As

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09 Apr 2013

24th Street Series: Pig and Pie

Pig & Pie  Last week I wrote up La Palma as being a paragon of a Mission District 24th Street that is fast being drowned out by higher-end cafes and eateries that cater not to the longtime residents, but to the recent influx of wealthy tech boomers.  This week, I

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19 Feb 2013

Irving Street Cafe in The Inner Sunset

Irving Street Cafe I have a fondness for diners, especially ones situated in working/middle class neighborhoods with a self-contained quality.  These diners aren’t self-consciously retro or ironic, they just ARE.  I’ve previously made mention of a few diners here among the cyber-folds of Broke-Ass Stuart’s Goddamn Website (Art’s Cafe and

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16 Mar 2011

Five and Dime Sale at Spoonbill & Sugartown

First come sushi restaurants, then comes a chain drug store, then a palm reader, and then a neighborhood has reached the peak of gentrification. The sushi and Thai joints arrived on Bedford Ave long ago, but the palm reader spot and Duane Reade are brand spanking new. (As are a

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