Monthly Archives: August 2011

No, THIS is Bernal Heights at Its Most Bernal Heightsiest

Once upon a time not all that long ago, SFist described this photo as being “Bernal Heights at It’s Most Heightsiest.” Their pick was good, but something about it felt a little too cliche and formulaic to me. Instead, I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Cortland, Photography | 20 Comments

You Have Another Month to Taste the Bernal Supper Club

Last week, I finally made it to the Bernal Supper Club, that Monday night pop-up restaurant created by a close-knit group of Bernal Heights foodies. It was delicious. I started with the roasted beet salad, served with ricotta stuffed blossoms, … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink, People | 12 Comments

Interactive Map Enables Bernal Heights Time Travel

Get ready to spend the next few minutes immersed in blissfully satisfying distraction. There’s a new website called OldSF that combines interactive maps with geolocated historical photographs to create an easy-to-navigate history tour of San Francisco. Co-creator Dan Vanderkam explains: Several years … Continue reading

Posted in Geography, History, Photography | 9 Comments

The Argument for the Eugenia Funicular

Call me a complainer, but how about replacing Eugenia Street with a chairlift that runs from Mission to Winfield? A proposal like that would even get me to vote for Leland Yee.

Posted in Video | 14 Comments

Bernalwood Editor Writes Article for Some Newspaper in New York; Encourages You to Report for Bernalwood

 I have an article in today’s New York Times about iPhone photography as an emerging art form. The article focuses on Mission-dweller Doctor Popular, who has established himself as an innovator in the medium. ALSO, this is probably a good … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Photography | 9 Comments

Sunflower, Fog, and Bernal Hill

Check this beautiful photo captured by Ed Brownson on August 12 and submitted to us via the Bernalwood Flickr group. Ed sez: Taken on Potrero Hill. Bernal Heights is under the thick layer of fog in the background to the left. Cellphone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Home Again: Bernal Hill From a Caltrain Window

I recently started commuting down to Palo Alto. I usually take Caltrain, and at the end of the day, on the way back to San Francisco, I get a sweet little view of our cozy little hill just before the … Continue reading

Posted in Bernal Hill, Photography, Transportation | 3 Comments