Like a lot of other streets — Geary, Bryant, McCoppin, Bartlett — Van Ness Avenue is named for a 19th century mayor of San Francisco. James Van Ness was the seventh head of the city government, but he served for only a year and a week, from July 1856 until
Upon first seeing ‘LAUNDRÉ’ opening on Mission st a couple of years ago, I have to admit I was confused. First by what language the name “LAUNDRÉ’ is supposed to be in. It’s not Spanish or English, it kind of sounds French but it’s not French…the owner’s name is ‘Arianna
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
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
By Benjamin Steele The new brutalist future is here, and it’s coming in the form of ‘robot sentries’. I would have expected to start an article about cruelty to homeless people by talking about a big law firm, tech company, or some sort of mustachioed villain petting a robotic cat. But
The final weekend of ArtSpan’s 2017 Open Studios is upon us, and it’s a doozie. Mission, Castro, Noe, & Upper Market are all reporting for duty. There are lots of studios within walking distance, many that contain some of our favorite artists. This weekend of Open Studios is a real treat. Thanks
On Halloween, a startup employee put up an art installation in Dolores Park to honor crappy companies that had gone out of business this year. The faux gravestones had painfully shitty startups like ‘Juciero’ and ‘Yik Yak’ painted on them, I suppose to remind people how short sighted and useless
It was a beautiful day to march around and squash fascist ideology in San Francisco. While the much touted white supremacists cowered in their hotel rooms, San Franciscans rallied and marched all over our city in the name of love, equality, and human rights. There were anti-fascist, pro-love rallies at Alamo
San Franciscans are going to find other musicians to jam with, to learn a new instrument, or just to release stress. Last year, CMC served over 2,400 students of all ages, levels and financial backgrounds.