What comes to mind when you hear the word gentrification? Your mind may immediately depart from a place of safety and security, only to find itself at a destination surrounded by ill-fated words such as displacement, eviction, and homelessness. With this air of negativity surrounding your mind as it floats
Life in New York can be incredibly exciting — it is the city that never sleeps, after all. However, it can also get a bit lonely, especially for people who recently moved to NYC and may not have any close friends or co-workers yet. The holidays can be especially tough.
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. A decade ago, I moved to Brooklyn. I was there for a year researching my second book, Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York City, and while doing so was working as a waiter four
An unflinching chronicle of gentrification in the twenty-first century and a love letter to lost New York by the creator of the popular and incendiary blog Vanishing New York. For generations, New York City has been a mecca for artists, writers, and other hopefuls longing to be part of its
Rad Upcoming SF Events Fermented Nightlife THU. 09/03 | 6:00PM @ CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES NightLife breaks down the science of fermentation—from beer to cheese and everything in between! Cicerone Rich Higgins (one of just ten certified beer gurus in the world!) as he delivers a short and sweet talk
Featuring Mozart’s Requiem and the New York premiere of Stephen Paulus’ Prayers and Remembrances, originally commissioned for the 10th anniversary of 9/11. True Concord Voices & Orchestra™ draws upon the first rank of professional choral and instrumental musicians from around the United States in service of its artistic mission:
Rad Upcoming SF Events The Grand Budapest Hotel THU. 08/27 | 8:00PM @ JACK LONDON SQUARE Cozy up on the waterfront beginning at sundown on the ferry lawn. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets and chairs in-hand. ADMISSION: FREE Jeremy Castillo FRI. 08/28 | 5:00PM @ AMOEBA MUSIC
Rad Upcoming SF Events Nothing Lasts Forever: A Solo Show by Eddie Colla THU. 08/06 | 7:00PM – 9:30PM @ 1AM GALLERY Presenting a solo exhibition by Eddie Colla fresh off an extended international tour with his new collection, “Nothing Lasts Forever.” The show revolves around the images Colla has