San Francisco history

15 Feb 2021

The Oldest Living San Franciscan Has Died — At Age 114

The oldest known living person in San Francisco — and in the entire state of California, for that matter — was Balboa Park resident Lucy Mirigian, born in 1906 in Western Armenia, what we now call Turkey. Lucy Mirrigian passed away at home with her family on Friday, February 12.

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30 Sep 2020

Is It ‘Geary Street’ Or ‘Geary Boulevard’? Let’s Settle This Once And For All

Geary is San Francisco’s longest east-west street, but is it really a ‘Street’? Some people call it “Geary Street” and others call it “Geary Boulevard,” and even Geary’s most well-known landmarks disagree on the street’s surname. For instance, the Fillmore Auditorium lists themselves as being located at 1805 Geary Boulevard,

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 2
18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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29 Jan 2020

V. Vale: The Man Who Can Do Everything Tells All

By Lydia Sviatoslavsky V. Vale sat down to talk stupid degrees, being a Henry Rollins fan, cognitive constipation, City Lights, Blue Cheer, how every word needs to earn its keep, the underbelly of hippies, survival of punk, how beatniks helped shaped the crazy journey…and just about everything else you’ve ever

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16 Sep 2019

Affordable Housing Construction Near Waterfront Unearths Amazing Artifacts

Two new affordable housing developments just off of the Embarcadero in the northeast waterfront will welcome residents who will live above layers of history. Developers BRIDGE Housing Corporation and The John Stewart Company broke ground July 9 on 125 units for individuals and families at 88 Broadway and 53 for

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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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23 Jan 2019

Explore 1930s San Francisco in This Amazing Giant Scale Model

If you have ever wondered what life in San Francisco looked like in 1940, you will now have a chance to see it for yourself in incredible detail that reaches only 11 inches tall. The scale model took two years to build but has been missing for decades, until now.

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