What it’s Really Like Being the Door Guy at a Bar
One thing I and many of my peers dislike is the term “Bouncer”. A “Bouncer” is usually (but not always) perceived as a thug who grunts and tosses people out of bars with little or no thought. At the very least, I am NOT that guy. I have over 30 years experience in various security capacities.
Will Millennials Ever Be Able to Retire?
Guest Post by Ainsley Lawrence Millennials have had some pretty intense experiences over the years. They’ve seen life with and without the internet, have lived through economic crises on a global scale, and have watched the traditional ways to create a career and invest their hard-won cash erode beneath their
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
San Francisco Needs More Than A Lyft. It Needs The Mission Bears.
Guest post by Nate Mezmer Some of the best conversations I have each week (face to face with humans) are with Lyft drivers. Not all of them are talkative and inspired. Sometimes I’m the dick who is glued to my phone. But at least 2-3x a week these drivers end
Does the Homeless Vote Matter in San Francisco?
Guest Post by Lucy Kang A version of this story was originally broadcast on KALW’s Crosscurrents. Kat Callaway doesn’t waste words when I ask her if she’s planning to vote next week. Her answer? Hell yes. Kat’s enthusiasm is unsurprising. She has been the picture of political engagement since arriving
Erykah Badu’s School and Addressing Rape Culture
Guest Post by barakanoel I doubt Erykah remembers meeting me. I was dreaming. Badu always had me feeling like a dream. Well, well, well. They said Hip Hop was dead before we even heard about Bambaataa. Before I ever memorized a rhyme. Always tryna take down our Black heroes. Whitney. Cosby. Kelly. Martin,
Prop Q Will Exacerbate San Francisco’s Homelessness Crisis
This op-ed is written by Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness A version of this originally ran in the SF Examiner Thursday August 18 A young African American man I talked to recently shared how he is living in an encampment near the now cleared Division Street.
Where are San Francisco’s Homeless People Supposed to Go?
Guest post by Kelley Cutler Human Rights Organizer with the Coalition on Homelessness I woke up that morning to a call from a woman who was living in a tent on the street. Through her tears I could hear the muffled voices of San Francisco police coming through the phone, telling
Mayor Lee Says Homeless Dogs Must Leave Streets For Puppy Bowl
Guest Post by Adrian Spinelli San Francisco, CA – Next week, San Francisco will transform itself into the epicenter of the nationally recognized Puppy Bowl Festivities and newly re-elected Mayor Ed Lee has a message for all of San Francisco’s homeless dogs: Get out! “They’re going to have to leave,”