Broke-Ass Stuart

Magic lives in North Beach

North Beach is where magic lives. Neon strip club signs throw color…

Hunger strikers teaching San Francisco a valuable lesson

Hunger strikes grow in importance the longer the protest goes. When my…

Oakland ought to learn from San Francisco’s mistakes

Over the weekend, I was at a benefit event for the Betti…

A perfect San Francisco day

Nobody appreciates warm weather like San Franciscans. We’re so used to living…

Power structures play out in Mission Street novella

I’m sitting in a fancy new coffee shop in the South of…

Hit up Lefty O’Doul’s for a bit of old SF

I was walking through downtown this morning, amongst the tumult of the…

Having roommates is integral to living in The City

I first moved to San Francisco when I was 21 for an…

Mayor Lee continues to hide from the public

Last week, I went to Kamau Right Now, the wonderfully smart and…

Some in SF value people over profit

On Monday, I was interviewed by someone from BBC Mundo, the Spanish-language…

Kinda Kind proves caring is cool

Bad news sells papers ... or at least in the 21st century,…

Mayor Lee is turning San Francisco into a Dickens novel

It’s 8:20 on Tuesday morning, and Division Street is awash with reporters,…

Compassionate answers to homeless issues

Fog. Hills. Victorians. Bread bowls of chowder. For decades, those are the…

Routine can make it easy to overlook SF

It’s so easy to get stuck in a routine. The days blend…

The City that knows how to fight back

The Super Bowl is over and the citadel that was Super Bowl…

Dissent is in the air

There’s a riot going on in San Francisco. OK, honestly, it’s more…

Protest tackles homelessness

The tent village on the border of SoMa and the Mission stretches…

Lee’s second term feels like Amateur Hour

Do you know about “Amateur Night at the Apollo”? It’s a legendary…

Lottery makes losers out of entire country

The term is “fuck-you money,” and it means having enough money to…

Trying to avoid the same-old, same-old

I’m sitting at the Gaslamp Cafe at 12th and Howard, watching the…

New concepts emerging to address homelessness

Oh, man, it is cold! It’s so cold that I’m wearing a…