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11 Nov 2021

5 SF-Based Coffee Shops that Edge Out the Corporate Competition

Working from home may be a luxury, but perhaps the luxury ends there. Perhaps “home” is little more than a sunlight-starved hovel, crawling with roommates and other forms of vermin. Perhaps you, like me, are in need of some alternatives.  You might consider The Coffee Shop. San Francisco is littered

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 3
20 May 2020

Unhoused Mission Man Brutally Stabbed, Now His Neighbor Helps Him Survive

The ‘shelter in place’ order is impossible to follow for the thousands of San Franciscans who have no shelter.  During a pandemic, people living on the streets have it worse than ever.  Shelters have been closed, and demand for food banks has exploded as tens of thousands of San Franciscans

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
23 Jan 2020

Sí Se Puede: Let’s Rename South Van Ness Avenue for Dolores Huerta

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

Peter-Astrid Kane 2
13 Aug 2019

LAUNDRÉ’s Cafe In The Mission Closes

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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
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

illyannam 0
09 Jan 2018

The Homeless Shooing, Crime Fighting, Robots in San Francisco

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

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07 Nov 2017

Hangout with all the Artists & Art in the Mission

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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
02 Nov 2017

Gravestones in Dolores Park Pay Homage to Crappy Startups

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

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