Lucky 13

30 Dec 2020

A Poem for Noah Tao

I’m wearing my Lucky 13 shirt with the legendary logo of that ornery cat But this time the cat’s face is half covered with a bandana that says 2020 on it like it’s warning you to stay away Noah made sure I got this shirt because he knew how much

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03 Dec 2020

Lucky 13 is Finally Actually Closing for Good

Update: Martin Kraenkel who managed Lucky for 25 years had this to say, “It sucks to go out like this way. We always knew this was coming, but I would’ve loved to have a big blowout. Instead we’re closing down during COVID. I can’t even take the staff out to

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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18 Sep 2018

Doc’s Clock Sign Lighting Celebration

Now that the beloved Mission Street dive has settled into its new digs, they are welcoming everyone over to celebrate the lighting of their newly restored marquee.  As you may remember there was a bit of trouble getting the famous Doc’s Clock sign moved to their new location, but after a

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28 Mar 2018

Thankfully, There’s a “Bad Friday” Pub Crawl with Pranqster Beer

April 1st is National PranQster Day! Full of fun shenanigans, it’s the only holiday of it’s kind! However this year it falls on a Sunday – Easter Sunday – so the folks at North Coast Brewing Co. have decided to hold their annual “PranQster Crawl” on Friday night, March 30th.

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15 Sep 2017

It’s Official Lucky 13 to Become 27 Condos

In 2015 we reported that there were plans to replace legendary San Francisco dive bar Lucky 13 with condos. At the time it was more of an open ended concept; sometime in the future condos would be put there. Unfortunately that date is now here. Yesterday SocketSite reported that a

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11 Mar 2015

Plans To Replace Lucky 13 With More Condos

Lucky 13, a bar full of good beers on tap, artistic murals, punk rock posters, free popcorn, and well lubricated locals is under threat in the Upper Market corridor (2140 Market Street).  Plans to bulldoze the beloved bar were submitted to the SF Planning Department by the Forum Design Group LLC in

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13 Jun 2013

Full Disclosure: I’ve Hooked Up With My Friends

San Francisco is an awfully, awfully funny place when it comes to dating. There is an intrinsic casualness and quirk to the city as a whole – one that manifests itself in everything from startups that entice employees with their “Whiskey Fridays” to how we celebrate Easter. So it’s no

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22 Oct 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jay H.

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit’probably not. Wanna be a Broke-Ass of the Week?  Holler at us here and we’ll send you the questionnaire. Our Broke-Ass of the Week this

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