North Beach

09 Oct 2014

The City That Was: When North Beach Was Italian

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. Tourist brochures tell visitors that North beach is the Italian district of

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30 Sep 2014

Local Legend of The Week: Artist Jeremy Fish

Jeremy in front of his art.  Photo courtesy of writer/photographer Illyana Maisonet Jeremy Fish is an internationally known artist, North Beach resident, and may be appearing in Tim Burton’s next film ‘Big Eyes’ starring Amy Adams. We met at Café Trieste in North Beach, where a constant flow of neighbors, friends, and eccentrics stop

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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25 Sep 2014

The City That Was: The Savoy Tivoli

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. The Savoy. If you’ve ever wandered up Grant Avenue in North Beach,

P Segal - Bohemian Archivist 1
20 Jun 2014

North Beach Bacchanalia: A FREE Music & Poetry Festival w/ Cheap Booze & FREE Food

This sounds so fucking cool and like something SF really needs right now. With everything great about SF being so thoroughly washed and beaten into something palatable for rich fucks, we need more free festivals for artists and by artists. I’ve got a BBQ at my house that day but

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
12 Feb 2014

The 2014 SF Midwinter Bar Workers Ball- 10 Years United In Nightlife

Ten years ago, when I was just a slightly younger bartender, I was working at Kimo’s up in the Polk and had just recently been hired on as a floater at El Rio, when I was invited to a citywide gay bar mixer held at some guys’ house in the

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07 Oct 2012

Hide Out In Old Stuff on Sunday

Need to come up for air?   The weekend San Francisco exploded will be coming to its sun-kissed crescendo Sunday. Every year the first weekend in October is nuts, but this year has been particularly insane with the addition of America’s Cup, ball games, etc. If you feel the need

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05 Jul 2012

North Beach First Fridays: Stroll, Gaze and Drink

If you’re like me, unwinding at the end of the week means finding time to wander. And First Fridays in North Beach has everything I like in a Friday afternoon: block after block of beer, poetry, and art. There are 20+ galleries and shops with happy hour deals and every

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13 Jun 2012

Come Buy Drinks While Broke-Ass Stuart Bartends for Charity!!

What are you doing on Tuesday, June 19th? I’ll tell you what: you’re coming out to Bottle Cap and letting me feed you drinks. I’ll be guest bartending there from 6-8pm and all the tips that I make in that time period are going to Project Open Hand, an amazing

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