Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cortland “Prize Pocket” Now Joined by Racy “Prize Panties”

The Prize Pocket just off Cortland was clever and sweet, but not very stylish. Or sexxxy, for that matter. Well, now that problem has been addressed. Thanks to everyone who called my attention to the lacy “Prize Panties” that were … Continue reading

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49ers Win Triggers Rare “Ocean Sunset” Visible from Bernal Hill

Mike McCabe sent us this amazing photo of Saturday’s sunset: On Saturday night, I saw the sun set just inside the tiny segment of ocean visible from Bernal Summit – a sight only visible for a few weeks each year. … Continue reading

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Support “Cycle for Survival” With Team Spector/Smith

Bernal neighbor David Spector writes to tell us that his family is raising money to support cancer research: The Spector/Smith family is riding this year in Cycle for Survival, an indoor relay style team cycling event that raises money for … Continue reading

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We Are Bernal Heights. We Are The People of the Chert

We are Bernal Heights. We are the People of the Chert. We are the People of the Chert, and we are growing larger! In the remote terrain high above San Francisco, @willak captured this SHOCKING photographic evidence of a new … Continue reading

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Meet the “Wild Old Women” of Occupy Bernal

Remember when that posse of self-described “wild old women” #occupied the Bank of America branch on Mission near Valencia not long ago? It was a clever stunt marred by only one agitprop oversight: No good photos of the occupiers were … Continue reading

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Bernal Software Developer Creates “Top 10 iPad App of 2011″

Locavore technology alert! Neighbor Moshen calls our attention to the fact that the iPad/iPhone app he developed was named a Top 10 iPad App for 2011 in The New York Times. I’ve lived here for almost ten years and am … Continue reading

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The “Impossible” Bernal Hill 360 Panorama

Joe Thomas created an impossible photograph: A 360-degree panorama of the view from atop Bernal Hill: I’m a fan of our little Sutrito Tower, but the fact that it’s fenced off makes it impossible to take in the full 360° panorama … Continue reading

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Curbside Mosaic Almost As Good As a Real Tree

Look for it in front of 814 Moultree, just south of Crescent. PHOTO: throgers, via the Bernalwood Flickr group.

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Ski Bernalwood: Snow Report and New Upgrades for 2012

Hello Skiers and Snowboarders! Thanks to all of you who bought a 2012 Ski Bernalwood season pass. As you know, your 2012 Ski Bernalwood season pass allows you to take unlimited advantage of Ski Bernalwood’s extensive lift and trail network anytime … Continue reading

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Lindy-Hop Scenes from a Bernal Heights Housewarming

Remember that house at 315 Precita? The one on Precita Park we talked about a few weeks back? According to the realtor, our new neighbor is named Jeremy, and from the look of things, he had a swinging little housewarming … Continue reading

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A View of Bernalwood From Outer Space (on Christmas Eve)

When he is not fomenting regional separatism and geopolitical intrigue, La Lengua rebel propagandist Burrito Justice is also a bit of a stargazer. Recently, he tracked down an infrared photo of the Bay Area that was taken from the International … Continue reading

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Scenes From Last Weekend’s Alemany Farmer’s Market

Adrian Mendoza, Bernalwood’s paparazzi on the prowl, went for one of his occasional walkabouts around the neighborhood last weekend. He ended up at the Alemany Farmer’s Market, and were are proud to present a selection of the photos he took. … Continue reading

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Bernal Supper Club Expands Schedule at Cafe Cozzolino

While running an errand on Sunday afternoon, I ran into the manly men from the Bernal Supper Club as they were locking up the doors of their new part-time home at Cafe Cozzolino. They were in jovial spirits, and for … Continue reading

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