North Beach

04 Sep 2020

North Beach First Friday Art Walk Relaunches Tonight w/Safety Precautions

Here’s something to be excited about: an outdoor, socially distanced, art walk is going down in North Beach tonight (9/4)! Working with the City, the folks from North Beach First Fridays have secured permits to partially close Grant Avenue and Green Street for tonight’s event from 5pm-9pm. As Romalyn Schmaltz, one of

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01 May 2020

All That Glitters: North Beach Hipster Protest, 1957

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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24 Jan 2020

Columbus Cafe Being Sold to its Employees

Finally some good news in the world of local San Francisco businesses! Legendary North Beach dive bar Columbus Cafe is being sold to three of its long time employees.

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31 Oct 2019

Kennedy’s is Closing. The World’s Most Beloved Irish Pub, Curry House, Arcade & Souvenir Stand

Do you feel like eating curry while drinking Guinness?  How about a Budweiser and some Buckhunter?  Maybe you’re in the market for an ‘I love SF’ fleece, a bike rental and some chicken wings? Well, my friend, there is only one spot in the world that could satisfy all those

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05 Sep 2019

SF Neighborhoods & Their Zodiac Signs

San Francisco is 49 square miles of unique neighborhoods and beautiful natural environments, each with their own histories, personalities and characteristics.

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29 Jul 2019

100 Year Old Tosca Cafe is Closing Down

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Back in the day Tosca was part of what I called “The Holy Trinity of San Francisco Bars”. Along with Specs‘ and Vesuvio, Tosca represented the funky old North Beach bohemian scene that was part of

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28 Jun 2019

Check Out SF’s Pop-Up Cultural History Museum

In the near future there will be a brand new museum in town called the San Francisco Cultural History Museum. Given the name, you can probably ascertain that it’s a museum dedicated the cultural history of San Francisco…Duh. While there’s no set date on when it will open its door,

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28 May 2019

Did San Francisco’s Oldest Bar, The Saloon, Actually Burn Down in 1906?

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The Saloon, in North Beach, is regularly touted as San Francisco’s oldest bar, dating back to 1861. While other bars were started sooner, their original buildings were destroyed during the 1906 earthquake

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