Monthly Archives: September 2011

Two Towers: Sutro and Sutrito in a Time-Lapse Video

Neighbor Joe, who coined the now-official name for our own Sutrito Tower, created this spiffy time-lapse video that shows Sutrito and Sutro Towers… together at last. Then, to complete the trifecta, he added “Bernal Heights” by Jhameel as a soundtrack. … Continue reading

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Artists’ Open Studios in Bernal Heights This Weekend

Hey art fans! It’s Artist Open  Studios time again, and it’s happening in the ‘Wood: San Francisco comes alive with art this October as ArtSpan presents its 36th Annual SF Open Studios – the oldest and largest event of its kind … Continue reading

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Tonight! Buy Chicken John’s Book, Help Save His Space for ‘Odd and Unlikely Artworks’

On Cesar Chavez Street near Mission, there’s a prominent mural on a jaunty red building that shouts advice to all passers-by: “Fail…to WIN!” That slogan is the subtitle of The Book of the IS, a new book written by the … Continue reading

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Cops Bust Bernal Bike Burglar

The SFPD has adopted a new strategy in the War on Bicycle Theft: The cops search for pilfered bikes amid the stolen merchandise offered for sale around Sixth/Mission in SoMa, then try to trace the stolen bikes back to burglary … Continue reading

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Susie Bright Remembers a Life on Bessie Street

Susie Bright is a writer/activist who edited On Our Backs, an influential ‘zine about female and lesbian sexuality that was published during the 1980s. During the heyday of On Our Backs, Bright lived in a small apartment at 25A Bessie Street that also … Continue reading

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The Plywood Comes Off the New Precita Park Cafe

After many months of construction and veiled mystery, the plywood has been removed from the facade of the forthcoming Precita Park Cafe at the eastern end of the park. As Bernalwood previously reported: The former Riteway Market will soon be … Continue reading

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Help Our Senior Seismologist Create a Custom Calendar of Local Landmarks

Julian Lozos is Bernalwood’s Senior Seismologist. When he’s not providing up-to-the-minute insight about local earthquakes or extolling the virtues of our beloved chert, he also dabbles in illustration. Julian’s latest project is a Kickstarter effort to create an illustrated calendar of … Continue reading

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