Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mossie 2012: Mutant Bernal Heights Moss Creature Launches Bold Campaign for White House

From his covert utility-meter lair hidden inside an otherwise typical home on Bocana Street, Mossquatch, Bernal’s favorite mutant Bryophyta-Homo Sapien hybrid, has launched a daring campaign to become the next President of the United States. We have no information on Mossquatch’s … Continue reading

Posted in Found Things, Politics | 4 Comments

Glamorous “Sunshine Factory” Fashion and Housewares Shop Pops Up in Bernal

Nifty! Neighbor Victoria is hosting a glamorous pop-up store this weekend from 11 am – 6 pm Saturday and Sunday at 698 Precita at York. I’m putting on the Sunshine Factory Pop-Up Shop this weekend, October 27th and 28th, at … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Fashion | 1 Comment

This Weekend: Your Guide to Artists’ Open Studios in Bernal Heights

Put on your walking shoes, art lovers, because Open Studios are coming to Bernal Heights this weekend. The event’s organizers at Artspan bring the context: Here is the premise in a nutshell: The city is divided into four quadrants for … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Events | 2 Comments

FIRE! Two-Alarm Blaze Damages Homes on Andover Street UPDATE: Family Forced from Home; Two Arrested in Connection with Fire

A two-alarm fire broke out this afternoon the 600 block of Andover Street (near Crescent) in Bernal Heights, damaging two homes. The fire was under control by 4:30. CBSLocal has the details: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A two-alarm fire … Continue reading

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Colorful Bougainvillea-Geranium Explosion Halts Traffic on Cortland

I noticed this colorful explosion of foliage while driving past the intersection of Cortland and Nebraska last week, and it was so stunning I stopped to admire it. I’m more of a gearhead than a green thumb, so I fired … Continue reading

Posted in Plants and Gardening | 12 Comments

Ballot-Stuffers Wanted to Help Bernal Mini-Artist Win Library Card Design Contest

The San Francisco Public Library is holding a contest to crowdsource some new library card designs, and aspiring Bernal Heights artist Mia submitted the drawing shown above. Neighbor Julia writes: You might be interested to know that a Bernal resident … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Children and Parenting | 8 Comments

Saturday: A Halloween Party to Support Junipero Serra Elementary School

There’s a Halloween benefit party at Junipero Serra Elementary School on Saturday, and monsters of all ages are invited. Neighbor Kristen says: We’re having a Howling Hill gig this Saturday! It’s going to be fantastic.  We’ve worked with the neighborhood … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Events | 1 Comment