Author Archives: Todd_Lappin

Friends Remember and Mourn Bernal Neighbor Mary Atchison

Before she died one week ago, Neighbor Mary Atchison was active with the Miller Dogpatch Community Garden in northeast Bernal Heights.  Since then, her garden plot has become a focal point for her many friends to memorialize her life and mourn her passing. … Continue reading

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Karl The Fog Gets a Bernal Heights Hyperlapse

This week, the folks from the Instagram introduced a new app called Hyperlapse that makes it easy to create spiffy time-lapse videos. The kids are all excited about it. To take Hyperlapse for a test drive, Neighbor Brian went up to Bernal Hill … Continue reading

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Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack Moving to El Zocalo Space Up the Street

Miss Emmy Kaplan from the eponymous Spaghetti Shack sent Bernalwood a Priority One Urgent Message last night to share some important news: Emmy’s is moving into a bigger location just up the street on Mission, in the soon-to-be-former El Zocolo space. But … Continue reading

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Bernalwood on Burrito Justice Radio: Recording Available for Your Listening Pleasure

It’s a holiday weekend. If you find yourself with nothing to do — meaning, no paint to watch dry, or no cars to watch rust — you can listen to a recording of this week’s Burrito Justice Radio episode featuring your Bernalwood … Continue reading

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Meet Joseph McFadden, the SFPD’s New Top Cop at Ingleside

Neighbor Sarah, Bernal’s valiant liaison to the San Francisco Police Department, was unable to attend this month’s community meeting at Ingleside Station. In her stead, your Bernalwood editor attended the meeting to take notes as a (vastly inferior) substitute. But that … Continue reading

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New “Bernal Heights Architectural Coloring Book” Celebrates 2014 Bernal Outdoor Cinema Festival

Neighbor Mason Kirby is an architect who lives on Mullen and works from a cute little office on Bocana just off Cortland. A few years ago, Neighbor Mason created a fabulously clever Bernal Heights Architectural Coloring Book, which he generously shared with … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Boyfriend Arrested in Connection with Woman’s Death on Peralta Avenue

Medical Examiners were on the scene in Bernal Heights yesterday, after a woman was found dead inside a home on the 500 block of Peralta, near the corner of Ripley. Police initially deemed the incident “suspicious,” but this morning comes news that the woman’s … Continue reading

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