Marke B.

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Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

End homelessness! There’s an app for that!

The new CEO of the company once run by Gregory Gopman – he of the now-famous homeless-hating rant – wants to solve the problems...

FIVE THINGS you must do today, Monday, Dec. 16!

By Caitlin Donohue FREE BAGELS AT LA VICTORIA BAKERY Local bakers Sour Flour offer up this carbfest at the Mission’s venerable culinary café every week...

Tom’s Town: Housing, schools, tech … and puppies

By Tom Temprano There was a big vote on affordable housing this week at a rather unlikely spot: The SF Board of Education. A kerfuffle...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue  BOOK & JOB GALLERY HOLIDAY MARKET Caffeinate, shop zines and local goods, and check those giftees off your list at this gallery’s...

Lee’s closest challenger in mayoral poll? Tom Ammiano

By Tim Redmond A new poll done by David Binder and Associates suggests that Mayor Ed Lee is popular, but not unbeatable – and the...

FIVE THINGS you really, really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12  “CHOICE” Pregnant USS Enterprise Spock babe renderings and all, this juried exhibit orchestrated by the Northern California Women’s Caucus of...

Supes hear how nasty and awful soda is

      My son had a class in high school today about alcohol, something we never had when I was growing up. Back then, you learned...

A little reality about the housing market in SF

By Tim Redmond Michael Yarne, a developer, former mayoral advisor and advocate for increased housing construction in San Francisco, has a metaphor for what economists...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...

A battle over mayoral power?

A new reform effort aimed at limiting outside employment by SF supervisors made the front page of the Chron Dec. 9, but a much-more-significant...