Soma

25 Sep 2020

Wish Bar in SoMa Has Permanently Closed

I just got the unfortunate email from Andrea Minoo, owner of Wish Bar in SoMa, that the the nearly 20 year old lounge has officially closed. This is a bad news day for SoMa considering we just reported that The Cake Gallery just down the street has also permanently closed. While

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25 Aug 2020

Bondage-a-Go-Go Is Closing, Over Pandemic And ‘Ongoing Issues’

Many San Francisco club nights were bound to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, but this one really hurts. The weekly BDSM/kink institution Bondage-a-Go-Go announced its closure on Monday, possibly bringing an end to the “longest running fetish dance party in San Francisco” after 27 years. The long-lasting leather, latex, and

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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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22 Jan 2020

Lennon Studios Is Being Sold for Millions

By Nicholas Palmer You can buy a lot of things with millions of dollars, but no amount of money can replace magic that’s discovered, fought for, bled over and perfected inside the padded walls of a music rehearsal space. What Lennon Studios has been to local maestros of pitch and

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22 Nov 2019

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Hosting Benefit for Victims of Castro Fires

Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Grand Duchess Migitte Nielsen, and Oasis on Thanksgiving Eve to help provide assistance to all friends & families who got affected by the recent fires in the Castro. A large fire broke out across from the historic Castro Theatre early Saturday morning, injuring two people

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22 Jul 2019

Crepes A Go Go Closes Down to Make Room for Offices

Anyone who has had a drunk night on 11th Street knows all about Crepes A Go Go, the awesome little crepe cart wedged between two buildings and saving drunk peoples’ lives. Chances are you’ve probably eaten there, even if you don’t remember it. I’ve eaten there a gazillion times, a)

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30 Apr 2019

2 Blocks of Art Parties in the SOMA

Mid Market Community Benefit District & Partners present the 8th Annual 2 Blocks of Art: Art Walk + Live Mural Painting The 8th Annual 2 BLOCKS OF ART art walk is on Saturday, May 4th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. New this year, the event has been moved to a weekend afternoon to allow for greater

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31 Jan 2018

Come Cowork with me at Covo! We Can be Coworkers!

I’ve been working from home for a long time. Too long really. So long I even made up this funny checklist of things to do before leaving the house if you work from home. Considering that my apartment doesn’t have a living room, my bedroom is not only where I

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30 Jan 2018

The Reason There Are Honey Bears All Over the SOMA

You may have noticed walking to work this week that there are hundreds of honey bears hung on lampposts throughout the SOMA district of San Francisco. What are they doing there?  They’re a mixture of guerrilla marketing, street art, and social subversion.  The artist and his gang of conspirators didn’t

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