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04 Aug 2020

1-2-3-4 Go! Records On Valencia Is Closing Permanently

Vinyl LP enthusiasts’ hearts are broken, as San Francisco is losing one of its last great eclectic indie-punk record stores. Music shop 1-2-3-4 Go! Records just announced it is permanently closing its Valencia Street location, in yet another sad San Francisco business closure. 1-2-3-4 Go! Records is among the last great

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01 May 2019

Doors Close on Borderlands Cafe but the Bookstore Lives On

Borderlands Cafe on Valencia Street closed up for good Tuesday. The owner’s reason for shutting down is not bankruptcy or loss of lease – neither of those things happened in this case. The reason is not based on difficulty retaining staff in San Francisco on cafe pay or declining sales

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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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03 May 2017

We wanna send you to the La Cocina x Smitten Ice Cream Taste Off!

TICKETS TO THIS EVENT HAVE SOLD OUT! ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN! With Smitten’s new Mission location, they wanted to team up with one of the neighborhood’s most beloved food institutions, La Cocina, to give everyone a literal taste of the Mission! La Cocina is a San

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10 Oct 2015

Win Tickets Daniel Romano @ The Chapel SF!

  A swirling flourish of strings whirls around a noir cocktail of stately country elegance of classic piano and brass flourishes, as a voice emerges from the stale smoke and dim lights equally trenchant resolve and raw ache. Daniel Romano, slightly behind the beat, offers a chivalrous promise of avengement

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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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