Category: Broke-Ass City

Manny’s is a perfect business for The Mission

Over the weekend I popped by Manny’s, the new café at 16th and Valencia to check out what all the…

1 day ago

When San Francisco fails those who love it

“This really is an amazing city,” Quincy said as we drove past the Panhandle on our way to dinner in…

3 weeks ago

Love thy neighbor even when you hear too much through the walls

I live on the top floor of a building constructed in 1914. To put that in context, Russia still had…

4 weeks ago

Straw expectations are wildly different by drink and locale

Between waiting tables and bartending over the past 18 or so years, I’ve seen a lot, and gained valuable insight…

1 month ago

‘Til death do us part: When rent control is a bigger commitment than marriage

We’d had a pretty incredible San Francisco night. It started at one of The City’s last underground art spaces for…

1 month ago

Reaching a generation that expects music, journalism and movies to be free

If a generation is roughly 20 years and Napster came out about 20 years ago, we have an entire generation…

2 months ago

There’s nothing going on today, so read this

Today is Thanksgiving which means right now you’re probably reading this paper while waiting to eat. Or maybe you were…

2 months ago

There’s no social justice without economic justice

I know the November 2018 election is already 10 days past, but I can’t stop thinking about Proposition C. I…

2 months ago