Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bernal Spoken Word Artist Hosts Open Mike Event, Tomorrow

Bernal Neighbor Ned Buskirk is hosting the latest edition of his open mike series for poetry, prose, and music called You’re Going to Die, tomorrow night, Feb 29, at 8 pm at Viracocha (on Valencia at 21st): There will be … Continue reading

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Art on the Hill: Work from Saturday’s Artist Meetup

Reader Laurie brings us a visual update on last Saturday’s (very chilly) meetup for visual artists that took place on Bernal Hill: Report from the sketching session: Seven people came and we had a good time sketching, even if our … Continue reading

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Bernal Hill Fares Well in Comparison with Artificial Rival

Actually, why bother restoring Bernal Hill’s trail network? And why bother fussing with all that pesky local flora. Why not just simplify things, with artificial grass? According to the billboard on Valencia at Cesar Chavez, Better Than Real Artificial Grass … Continue reading

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VICTORY: Future of Bernal’s Vintage Coke Sign Is Secured

It took a year, an outcry, and a special piece of legislation to get the job done, but last Thursday the matter of Anonymous NIMBY vs. Bernal’s Vintage Coca-Cola Sign has been resolved, and the future of the sign is … Continue reading

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Visiting Photographer Captures Mother of All Bernal Panoramas

Photographer Peter West Carey visited San Francisco from Seattle recently. He stayed with friends in Bernal Heights, and while he was here he took the opportunity to shoot an absolutely epic interactive panorama of the view from the north slope … Continue reading

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“Occupy Bernal” Takes Fight to Wells Fargo

Occupy Bernal has taken their fight beyond Bernal Heights by carrying their protest against home foreclosures directly to executives at Wells Fargo. The SF Bay Guardian catches us up: Yesterday, three top Wells Fargo executives flew to San Francisco to … Continue reading

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A Meetup for Artists Atop Bernal Hill, Saturday

Pack up your charcoals and watercolors, because Reader Laurie brings news of a gathering for visual artists happening this weekend on Bernal Hill: The just-formed Meetup group for San Francisco Urban Sketchers is having it’s first meeting this Saturday at … Continue reading

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