Why Grand Coffee Is Mission Street’s Loveliest Cafe
PHOTOS AND WORDS BY ANDY SAMWICK The sensational coffee movement that is Grand Coffee first opened on the North side of Mission Street in 2010. It became more than just another coffee shop, more like a cultural epicenter that brought together the many hearts of the neighborhood. And while artisanal
How This Mission District Literary Show Leaves You Happier Than You’ve Ever Been
BY CASEY BENNETT Happy endings aren’t all that they are cracked up to be. What’s so good about characters riding off into the sunset and living “happily ever after”? Boring. What is not boring is Happy Endings, the monthly reading series, held the second Tuesday of every month at The
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
How This San Francisco Bookstore Provides Anti-Capitalist Hope
The average San Franciscan, throttled by both an impossible cost of living and a tremendous lack of resources, needs a glimmer of hope in the fog. Look no further than the Mission District’s newest bookstore Medicine for Nightmares, a must-visit for longtime residents and visitors to the city alike. In
Tucker Carlson Is From The Mission District?
I remember mindlessly scrolling on Facebook when I saw it: an SF Standard article about San Francisco’s ‘Nepo Babies.’ I thought to myself “Ahh, more rich people to hate,” and I clicked on the link. Many of the names and faces were ones I had expected to see. But one
Why Is SFPD Trying To Barricade A Street In The Mission District?
Sex work is the quite literally the oldest profession in the World, and yet it’s continually criminalized. No matter how many negatives come from prohibition, we continually try to legislate our way out of everything we consider to be unsightly. The Mission District along with a few other neighborhoods in
A High End Restaurant For Dogs Has Opened In The Mission…
Written By: Habibi Bridges Just when I thought that San Francisco couldn’t get any worse, I have now discovered a new low for this city. With some of the worst income disparity in the world combined with a severe homelessness problem, we also have another epidemic: rich dog people. I’ve
Why San Francisco Is The Best Place To Watch Movies.
This may be a strange way to start an article about the joy of watching movies, but I’m not a film buff. I’m big into music, videos games and books, but I tend to fidget when watching a feature film. Whenever someone would invite me to go to a movie
Why San Francisco Is The Most Beautiful City On Earth.
I regularly shit on San Francisco, to the city’s credit, there is a lot to shit on. San Francisco is 7×7 miles of contradiction and absurdity, but it’s also the most beautiful place on the planet. You’re probably saying some dumb shit like, “Abe, you’ve never been to every city