Can You Afford a Shack in The Bay Area?
Probably not. Well, maybe? For years many people have felt priced out of buying a home in The Bay Area. We talk about it with a tone of defeat. We feel stuck and wonder if being priced out of The Bay means there isn’t a place for us here. Scouring
Will Home Ownership Ever Be Possible In The Bay Area?
Life in the Bay Area is expensive, that’s not a secret and has been reiterated numerous times. It’s becoming cliché to write articles bemoaning the current state of the housing crisis in our region. However, despite how cost prohibitive it has become, home ownership is still a goal we should
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Captain Kirk is Fighting for His Starship House In The Sunset District
“Captain” James Kirk is in a battle in probate court to purchase the Starship from his mother’s estate, Jason Hodge writes in the GoFundMe campaign he organized on behalf of Kirk. Yes, that’s his real name, he clarified in parentheticals. An arts and community space in the Sunset is fundraising
Landlords’ ADU Conversions Create ‘A Living Hell’ For SF Tenants
The above image of a tiny, combined kitchen-bathroom — with the toilet inside the shower and the toilet paper roll just an arm’s grab away in the kitchen — is the future that San Francisco landlords want. This image is from an honest to god, actual listing for 698 Bush
Supervisor Preston Wants to Double Real Estate Tax for SF’s Most Wealthy
Dean Preston has always been on the side of renters in San Francisco. Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors he founded and ran Tenants Together, California’s only statewide renters’ rights organization. He was also instrumental in getting 2018’s Proposition F passed, which gave anyone in San Francisco facing
Manchester as a Case Study in Gentrification-Weaponized Art
by Xan Holbrook As anyone who has read my work can intuit, I am an Englishman. Specifically, from Manchester. The story of Manchester is one of change. Ask anyone who sells apartments or business space around here and they’d trot out “rebirth” or “reinvention” but the point remains true. A
We wanna send you to see The Album Leaf and Real Estate at Noise Pop!
THE ALBUM LEAF has been making its mark as a soft-spoken innovator steadily and surely since 1999. One year after forming the influential San Diego instrumental group Tristeza, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle founded THE ALBUM LEAF, a solo studio project turned full-fledged live band. The diversity of THE ALBUM
When Drunk Teenagers Took Over Outside Lands 2017
Nothing prepared me for the number of High School students at Outside Lands on Friday. While in line to enter I heard one girl say to her friend, “I can’t wait to get inside, I’m going to make a guy buy me shots.”