Secondhand news: Mission Thrift isn’t closing
April 16, 2019
Looks like the Mission isn’t losing a go-to spot for costumes and cheap clothing after all. Mission Thrift’s owner told Mission Local late in December he was closing the shop after 20 years in business. While the original plan was to stay open Saturdays just until the remaining stock was sold off, the store was […]
October 21, 2018
It was CAPPtured.
Senegalizza? Little Baobob now African-inspired pizza place
September 27, 2017
Top this: San Francisco newest fusion pizza is Senegalese. Inspired by the success of Indian pizza in the city, Bissap Baobob owner Marco Senghor has converted his second space in the Mission into a pizza restaurant that offers three Senegal-inspired pies alongside traditional flavors. Senghor said he struggled to come up with the right formula […]
2005 Capp Street fire, one of the deadliest in recent city history
September 15, 2016
Mirtha Estrada lost everything the day she jumped from her third-story window in 2005. Everything except, surprisingly, her life. Smoke had filled her apartment and she yelled for help before plummeting three stories to the sidewalk. According to an account of her ordeal written by a local non-profit, Estrada spent months recuperating at San Francisco […]
How to stay in SF
August 18, 2016
Well, technically this appears to be an ad for the new Jonah Hill movie War Dogs but it’s still pretty funny.
It’s good to be Dean
July 8, 2016
Straight (T’s and) A’s.
Now being served at the CAPPeteria …
February 19, 2016
The food offerings in the Mission continue to grow.
Small fire at New Mission theater quickly extinguished
January 28, 2016
Had to leave the Anomalisa showing. Fire at the New Mission. Smelling smoke but not much to see. pic.twitter.com/vOj6lvSMyk — Steven Young (@fivepockets) January 28, 2016 A fire broke out this afternoon at the barely one-month-old Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission but was brought under control within minutes, authorities reported. According to social media […]
Mission micro unit NOT move-in ready
January 26, 2016
Sign of the times: A Craigslist ad has to explicitly state you cannot live in a 3-by-4 foot storage closet.
‘Cinema school’ could bring movie making to Mission Street
January 15, 2016
Less than a month after the new Alamo Drafthouse movie house opened, plans are getting underway to bring another old Mission Street theater back from retirement. In recent weeks, signs have been hung across the timeworn marquee of the former Tower theater at 2465 Mission St., declaring it the future home of Mission Cinema School. […]