Author: cappstreetcrap

Couching this in strong terms: Delusional.

If trying to offload your slobber-stained mattress through NextDoor wasn’t bad enough, a guy named Alex is hoping to sell his couch for a tidy sum after abandoning it at 15th and Dolores streets. A sign taped to the furniture requests a mere $450 in exchange for the bright red sofa’s currently missing cushions. Friend […]

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See where this is headed

Capp Street is the worst babysitter. Seriously.

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Nice rack! BART installing new system to thwart bike thefts

BART is considering high-tech means to ensure its riders’ locked bikes stay put. The transit agency is getting ready to test out a new high-security bike rack inside the 16th and Mission station that will allow users to secure their bikes with a swipe of their Clipper cards. A solar-powered version of the system is […]

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Window treatment

The writing is on the fence. [Photo via Melinda]

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Cock-a-doodle eww

Water wasn’t the only thing falling on Capp Street yesterday — it was raining dicks as well. Hours after yours truly snapped the above photo near 17th and Capp streets on Monday morning, a reader spotted a wayward dong braving traffic outside an elementary school nearly two blocks away. So many questions. Did one of the 17th […]

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Look who’s back. Sunflower’s Valencia side reopened

Closed for more than three years, Sunflower’s Valencia Street space is finally back. A walk by the restaurant Friday night found 506 Valencia’s Street’s neon sign lit once again and the Vietnamese restaurant full of customers. One of the servers told me the restaurant reopened more than a week ago. Sunflower shut its doors in September 2014 […]

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Croak joke: Mission ‘frog sanctuary’ quietly dedicated

The fact that frogs — or maybe just one very noisy one — moved into the watery pit that was once a three-story apartment building and indoor shopping plaza at 22nd and Mission streets has been an endless source of neighborhood amusement. Now, one prankster has taken the comedy a step further — by placing […]

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“Pilot” for Mission-themed ‘94110’ debuts

Back in 2015, fliers popped up in the neighborhood advertising a casting call for a supposed pilot about “six leading technology executives living, learning and loving together in San Francisco’s Mission District.” KQED pegged it as a possible prank, and well it quite likely is one, but now you get to see the end product […]

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Thrifty town no more. San Francisco’s beloved Thrift Town is gone

A victim of increased costs and slumping sales, Thrift Town has closed its doors after 45 years. On Tuesday, Mission Mission broke the news that the beloved Mission thrift store, 2101 Mission at 17th Street, was closing citing a tipster who said Thrift Town’s last day of business was Friday. However, the store ended up […]

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Missed connections: Capp/16th. You were out of this world

San Francisco, sanctuary for all. [Spotted by Trav on the bulletin board at Rainbow Grocery]

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