Mission District

17 May 2022

Why The Mission District is Special

Conventional wisdom tells us that cities are defined by their neighborhoods, but can one neighborhood encompass the soul of an entire city? Each section of San Francisco is known for something. Chinatown is known for its Chinese history and tourist friendly boutiques, the Castro is known as being an epicenter

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05 Apr 2022

Why Is There So Much Poop In San Francisco?

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but San Francisco’s political elite aren’t going to solve the housing crisis. The region is going to get worse. Even during the pandemic, when rents were falling, the situation on the street was escalating. I know there are people that associate

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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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09 Mar 2022

SF’s First Lesbian-Owned Comic Book Shop Opens in the Mission

Leah Morrett is the owner of Sour Cherry Comics, a new queer-centric bookstore and community space in the Mission District that opened at 3187 16th St. earlier this month.  “Sour cherries are not sweet, and that’s the point,” she tells me. “[The name’s] a little subversive, a little cutesy, and

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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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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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