Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: San Francisco

Oakland’s Brijean on effervescent new LP ‘Feelings’—and music’s essential conviviality

"It was like sampling ourselves or our group of friends," say duo, whose technique included hours of improvisation.

Help save Chinatown with our delicious guide: Wuhan breakfast noodles, duck roti, more

Neighborhood restaurants need citywide support for long-term survival—here's what and where to eat

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

With Virgil’s closure, SF loses another great queer space

Owner Lila Thirkield reveals details about hurdles her beloved small bar faced as pandemic shut it down.

The push for $15 an hour

Local demonstration joins national movement calling on senators to support increase in minimum wage.

Letter to the Editor: After COVID, a polar bear swims again

An open-water swimmer returns to the freezing sea, savoring the breath of life.

Supes call for investigation of Ferris Wheel money

Revenue goes not to the city, but to a private entity that's part of an FBI corruption probe.

Literary lion Ferlinghetti exits, but his community legacy roars on

Thoughts on Lawrence's passing—and how his heroic drive still resonates in SF, even now.

Will Cuba have faster vaccinations than the US?

The tiny island nation with universal health care has its own vaccine, and could protect its people before the US does.

WPA, but make it COVID: Artists document pandemic for city time capsule

At COVID-19 Command Center, four artists-in-residence record SF's response for future generations.