Monthly Archives: July 2012

Meet the Winner of the Bernalwood Air Guitar Photo Contest

Citizens of Bernalwood, let the record show that Neighbor Clarissa rocks. That’s Clarissa up above, and that’s the photo she submitted as her entry in the Bernalwood Air Guitar Photo Contest to win a pair of tickets to the glamorous … Continue reading

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BASA’s Chief Astronomer Is a Celebrity in England

The Olympics aren’t the only thing generating news right now in England. Neighbor Clifton, Chief of Astronomical Research for the Bernal Aeronautics and Space Administration (BASA), reports that his awesome photo of the Transit of Venus as seen through Sutro … Continue reading

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Kickstarting Bernal Heights: Hillside Supper Club, Barbasket, and Zip Cup

Here in Bernal Heights, Kickstarter fundraising efforts have become kind of like Louis Vuitton handbags on Cortland Street: Everybody has one. Let’s sit in on pitch meetings from three Bernal entrepreneurs: Hillside Supper Club Bernalwood has been following the adventures … Continue reading

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Why Did This Chicken Cross Precita Park?

Why did this chicken Precita Park on Saturday afternoon? I have no idea! But he crossed it with gusto, in glamorous Bernalwood style. PHOTO: Telstar Logistics

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Join a Meetup for Artists on Bernal Hill, Saturday

  Neighbor Laurie is leading another meetup for visual artists on Bernal Hill tomorrow: It’s been 5 months since I set up the SF Sketchers Meetup group, and we’re got another meetup coming up on the Hill this Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Your SFPD Crime Summary for July, 2012: Bike Bandits, Burglary Busts, and Be Careful in Crosswalks

Neighbor Sarah, who generously covers the Bernalwood Crime Beat, attended the SFPD’s Ingleside Station Chief’s Meeting last week. Here’s her detailed summary of the latest Bernal Heights crime news: Edie and I attended the meeting last week. Apologies for the … Continue reading

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Anonymous Note Seeks to Silence Neighborhood Blog

Here’s a novel twist: Instead of leaving scolding notes about careless parking behavior, someone posted a scolding note on the Bernal Heights Park bulletin board about careless blogging in our neighborhood. Bernalwood is conflicted: Naturally, we will not tolerate any such … Continue reading

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Someone Went on a Mini-Rampage Last Night on Cortland

Neighbor Jean says: I was walking our dog and 7am down Cortland this morning and started seeing all the garbage tossed out of the city garbage cans and random poop bags all around. Then I saw the broken, taped and … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Blackberry Season Underway in Bernal Heights

Bernalwood had been keeping the news to ourselves to suppress the competition, but the news is out now that @creativeholley posted the photo above from Bernal Hill. She says she’s “picking blackberries to make jam.” Yum! Truth be told, Bernalwood’s … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Drink, Plants and Gardening | 9 Comments

REMINDER: Win Free Tickets to the Noisette Festival

Just a quick reminder that deadlines are fast approaching for your opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the Noisette festival as part of Bernalwood’s air guitar photo contest. So far, photo submissions have been sparse. Which is to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Bernal Sushi Sensei Tim Archuleta

The foodies over at EaterSF recently went for an all-day ride-along with Bernal’s most glamorous celebrity sushi chef, Tim Archuleta from Ichi Sushi: 7 a.m.: Archuleta arrives bright and early at Pier 45, so he can hand-pick the best fish … Continue reading

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Junior Volunteers Spend Saturday Cleaning Up Bernal Hill

Last Saturday, an intrepid group of Bernalwood’s finest micro-citizens climbed Bernal Hill to take part in a volunteer clean-up effort. Neighbor Karen was on the scene, and she filed this report: A boy name Nico wrote a letter to the … Continue reading

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Bernal Writer Hosts Tasty Event for New Cookbook at Heartfelt, Tomorrow

Neighbor Juliana is a certified member of the Bernalwood Writer Corps, and she’s having an event at Heartfelt tomorrow to discuss her tasty new book, The Lazy Gourmet: Magnificent Meals Made Easy. She says: I am very excited to be … Continue reading

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