The Mission District

30 Mar 2015

“Our Mission, NO Evictions!” May Day Protest At City Hall

This May 1st neighbors, community organizations and local merchants opposed to the rapid pace of displacement/evictions in the Mission, will take the fight to City Hall, and stand up to the policies that are destroying  the cultural and social fabric of our neighborhoods. Community leader and activist Roberto Hernandez reminds us that:

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14 Jan 2015

Win FREE Tickets To Attend Dance Hall of Beautiful and Radiant Things @ Verdi Club!

  ‘Tis a real life, old school, 1920s dance hall complete with taxi dancers. Don’t know how to dance the dance or not be a wallflower? Luckily for you, there will be dance lessons on hand including how to use a dance card. You know, for those of us who

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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 Sep 2014

The Dodos + Dylan Shearer @ The Chapel

The world adapted to the radio sounds of folk powerhouse bands with hand claps, glockenspiels and taiko drum appropriations. I can’t be the only one that yearns for new music, but that shakes the core like my go-to tracks collecting dust in their near obsolete jewel cases. With Dylan Shearer’s

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22 Sep 2014

Win FREE Tickets to see DJ Snoopadelic aka Snoop Dogg!

  No need to shove a bobby-pin in your ear to remove the wax, you heard right. We are offering a pair of FREE tickets to see his royal high…ness, formerly Snoop Lion, formerly Snoop D.O. DOUBLE. G, and recently…DJ Snoopadelic. Don’t front and act like you don’t want these.

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19 Sep 2014

Win FREE Tickets To Attend Dance Hall of Beautiful and Radiant Things @ Verdi Club!

  ‘Tis a real life, old school, 1920s dance hall complete with taxi dancers. Don’t know how to dance the dance or not be a wallflower? Luckily for you, there will be dance lessons on hand including how to use a dance card. You know, for those of us who

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02 Apr 2014

Parada 22: The Puerto Rican Pop-Up in The Mission

Parada 22 is a brick and mortar in the Upper Haight that neighbors its cousin, Cha Cha Cha.  And cousins they are, literally, for Cha Cha Cha (and Boogaloos) is owned by restaurateur Philip Belber who is a cousin of Parada 22 owner, Gloria Pinette.  For the last six months,

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06 Nov 2012

All-Day Mexican Breakfast: Red Cafe in The Mission

The Mission’s Red Cafe I few months ago, I “discovered” and subsequently wrote about San Jalisco in The Mission, a great spot serving fabulous and appropriately greasy Mexican-style breakfast all day.   Here’s another gem fashioned along similar lines: Red Cafe, situated in the same neighborhood a few blocks away on the corner of 25th and

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