Monthly Archives: September 2012

Neighbor David Talbot Laments the Tech-Fueled Gentrification of Bernal Heights

Yesterday’s post about the impact the Silicon Valley commuter shuttle network is having on Bernal Heights pairs neatly with the article by Bernal neighbor David Talbot that appears on the cover of the current issue of San Francisco magazine. Under … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics, Rant, Real Estate, Then and Now | 29 Comments

Barflies Wanted for Film Shoot at the Lucky Horseshoe

Neighbor Eric, co-owner of the fashionable Lucky Horseshoe bar on Cortland, invites wannabe barflies to perform as extras in a movie that’s being filmed on location at the bar today, tomorrow, and Friday: A local film production company is shooting … Continue reading

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Tech Shuttle Transit Map Reveals Hidden Logic of the Bernal Heights Real Estate Market

As Bernalwood has previously noted, there are some hidden dynamics at work in the North Bernal real estate market along the Cesar Chavez corridor, where home-price inflation has been fueled in part by the neighborhood’s proximity to the private shuttle-bus … Continue reading

Posted in Infrastructure, Real Estate, Transportation | 19 Comments

Bernal-Based Startup Offers Digital Alternative to Passive-Aggressive Parking Notes

Neighbor Regina wrote up this tasty little article about CurbTxt, a new service based in Bernal Heights that provides a high-tech — and vastly more neighborly — alternative to leaving passive-aggressive notes on parked cars: Blaring car alarms, forgotten headlights, … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Technology | 29 Comments

Watch Eight Hours of Sutrito Tower in Just 45 Seconds

We’ve seen some rather fantastic time-lapse videos filmed from Bernal Heights before, but I don’t recall seeing a fantastic time-lapse video that looks at Bernal Heights. Until now. This new time-lapse by Gregg Marks gets more and more dramatic as … Continue reading

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Star Sighting: Shuttle Endeavour Soars Over Bernal Heights

Well, that was rather epic, wasn’t it? When we told you yesterday that the pilot of the Boeing 747 carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour would be thinking of Bernal Heights as he flew over San Francisco, we weren’t kidding. But … Continue reading

Posted in History, Photography, Science, Technology, Transportation | 21 Comments

What’s The Best Way to Prevent Illegal Dumping on Bernal Hill?

Remember that illegal dumping epidemic that plagued Bernal Hill last spring? Bernalwood does, and frankly, it kind of sucked. In the meantime, D9 Supervisor David Campos has lined up some City money to make the site less dump-friendly, and he’s … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Government, Infrastructure | 7 Comments