Mission District

26 May 2021

Fireworks Season Seems To Be Starting Up Again

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd, and it may or may not be a coincidence that this week one could hear and see fireworks going off in the Mission on completely normal, nothing-special-going-on weeknights. This may be the shape of another “summer of fireworks”

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04 Aug 2020

1-2-3-4 Go! Records On Valencia Is Closing Permanently

Vinyl LP enthusiasts’ hearts are broken, as San Francisco is losing one of its last great eclectic indie-punk record stores. Music shop 1-2-3-4 Go! Records just announced it is permanently closing its Valencia Street location, in yet another sad San Francisco business closure. 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is among the last great

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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14 Jul 2020

24th Street Trees Face One Last Chance Before Removal

San Francisco is planning to remove 48 of those ficus trees you see above that stand along the sidewalks of 24th Street in the Mission District. After a nearly two-year fight among residents who either love the trees, or think their sprawling roots do too much damage to sidewalks and

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01 May 2019

Doors Close on Borderlands Cafe but the Bookstore Lives On

Borderlands Cafe on Valencia Street closed up for good Tuesday. The owner’s reason for shutting down is not bankruptcy or loss of lease – neither of those things happened in this case. The reason is not based on difficulty retaining staff in San Francisco on cafe pay or declining sales

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14 Nov 2018

Long Live La Taqueria! The Battle to Save the Mission Icon Has Been Won

You have to be on your game to be considered “The Taqueria” in an area famous for stuffed tortilla goodness. La Taqueria has been honing their skills for 46 years and with the founder’s purchase of the iconic building, the Mission staple promises to keep it up for many years

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16 Aug 2018

Bissap Baobab Owner Arrested in Trump Crackdown on Legal Immigrants

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Update: The Marco Senghor Legal Defense Fund GoFundMe is now online and taking donations. The man who founded the Mission District cult-hit Senegalese restaurant Bissap Baobab is the latest victim of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration

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02 Aug 2018

We wanna send you plus one to The Heart of the Mission District

Communities such as San Francisco’s Mission District often center on food—it’s part of the fabric of the neighborhood and the economy. But what has happened to food culture and business as the neighborhood and the city at large grows and shifts? Join Gayle Pirie and John Clark, the chefs and

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19 Apr 2018

We wanna send you to see Damien Jurado @ The Chapel!

Urban folk singer/songwriter Damien Jurado quietly built up one of the strongest catalogs on the indie scene, earning high critical praise yet somehow never quite getting his proper due. Nick Drake had a definite impact on much of his work, but Jurado modeled his career on more idiosyncratic, unpredictable figures

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