Author: cappstreetcrap

Quite the package

Because unruly didn’t have quite the same sex appeal? Previously: Dildon’t Party of one

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Restaurant beat: Cha Cha Cha wants live music

Under new ownership since late fall, Cha Cha Cha is trying something new: live music. The tapas restaurant, at 2327 Mission St., has applied for a permit that would allow Cuban bands to play there several times a month. Irfan Yalcin, who bought the restaurant last year and also owns nearby L’Emigrante and Urban Fish, […]

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Man dead after shooting at 19th and Capp (updated)

UPDATE 3/24/17: Two San Francisco residents have been arrested in the killing of a 44-year-old man in the Mission last week, police said. Jose Mejia-Carrillo, 22, and Alexis Cruz-Zepeda, 23, have charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with the shooting of Jorge Martinez, according to Giselle Talkoff, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Police Department. A […]

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“Brown Sugar Factory” debuting on Valencia

Valencia Street’s newest restaurant Brown Sugar Factory is scheduled to open today and Capp Street Crap got a look recently at a draft menu. An employee at the new restaurant, described as Asian fusion, told me yesterday that Brown Sugar Factory should be open for business this afternoon. At 525 Valencia St., the spot was […]

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Report of armed, barricaded person shuts down Valencia (updated)

UPDATE 3/13/17: The incident involving an armed and barricaded suspect that shut down parts of Valencia Street for hours Friday started with a visit from a pest control company, police said. Shortly before 2 p.m., an exterminator and the manager of the building, on the 500 block of Valencia Street, went  to Samantha Helstrom’s second […]

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Gorillas in our midst

Ape-utation at 21st and Folsom streets. [Photo by Renata]

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Stump speech

No Trump? That wood be nice. [Photo by keyohso/Instagram]

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It’s no hamster wheel but …

OMG, you guys, a BART escalator was actually working!

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Have Mission deliveries hit rock BOTtom?

Capp Street Crap friend Jeff captured this footage of one of the new delivery robots currently being tested out in the Mission. (Mission Local has more details here.) I have so many questions here … What if someone runs into it or kicks it? Will it stop at red lights? Can I ride it? Will it […]

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Bright idea: Roxie Theater’s marquee restored

Things are looking brighter for San Francisco’s oldest cinema. On Sunday, the Roxie Theater turned on its newly restored neon marquee and riser, the culmination of an effort that dates back to 2015. Operations Director Lex Sloan said that while the neon portions of the marquee that read “Roxie” have held out over the years, […]

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