Author Archives: Bronwyn Ximm

Pinhole Coffee Has Finally Opened, and It Is Awesome

It was nine months ago when we first noticed the papered-over windows of 231 Cortland foretelling the coming of an intriguing-sounding cafe. Late last week, Pinhole Coffee’s doors officially opened for business, and by all reports, it is awesome. @bernalwood Tried out @PinholeCoffee this morning … Continue reading

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Thursday: Bernal Filmmaker to Have Glamorous SF Premiere for New Documentary

Neighbor Samantha Grant feels like she’s hardly been in the neighborhood for the past 10 months, because she’s hardly been in the neighborhood for the past 10 months. Instead, she’s been busy jetting from film fest to film fest with … Continue reading

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Hot Item at Safeway: Shopping Carts

Sometimes you just have make a Safeway run at 4:30 p.m. on a Saturday. And when you do, you generally expect to be able to shop with the help of, you know, a shopping cart. But this past Saturday, despite … Continue reading

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Fashionable Bernal Heights Mini-Citizens Shake Their Groove Things at Gala Community Celebration

It was quite the happening scene at the Bernal Rec Center on Saturday. The Junior Citizens of Bernalwood jumped, splashed, goat- and chicken-petted, munched, and rocked out as the Bernal Library’s new Cortland- and Moultrie-facing murals sparkled in the sun. Among … Continue reading

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Parents of Future Kindergartners, You Need a Drink! Drown Your Anxieties During ‘SFUS-D-Day’ at the Lucky Horseshoe

As the ides of March draw near, anyone planning to send their kid to public school in San Francisco is getting a bit nervous right about now. For those not in the know, the school district will soon tell parents which … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Vandals Wreck Beloved Slide at Bernal Library Playground

Visitors to the playground behind the Bernal Heights Library this past weekend were greeted by yellow caution tape wrapped around one of the park’s main play structures. An ulcer-like hole now mars two upper sections of the park’s beloved tunnel … Continue reading

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BYO-Bagism Up in Bernal Heights, Plus: Get a Free Canvas Tote This Weekend

It’s been three weeks since the city instituted its 10-cent minimum charge for compostable, recycled paper, or reusable sacks at the checkout counter, and so far the policy seems to be an easy pill for Bernal Heights to swallow. (No big … Continue reading

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