Category Archives: Coming Soon

Hard Hat Chic: Groundbreaking Begins New St. Luke’s Hospital Construction Effort

There was a fashionable groundbreaking ceremony last Friday to mark the (long-debated) start of construction of the new California Pacific Medical Center facility on the grounds of  St. Luke’s Hospital at Cesar Chavez near Valencia — Bernal’s home-team hospital. The San Francisco Appeal covered the event: The … Continue reading

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Rumor Report: Gourmet Food Store Coming to Former Red Hill Books Space

A nosy curious Bernal neighbor heard some innnnnnteresting things about what’s planned for the former (and much-lamented) Red Hill/Badger Books space on Cortland at Bennington: I caught Matt locking up the old Red Hill Books and asked if I could be nosy … Continue reading

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Call Me a YIMFY: New 160-Unit Housing Development Proposed for Full Block of Cesar Chavez at South Van Ness

NOTE: This post has been updated to reflect additional detail about the properties involved (and not involved) in the Lennar housing proposal. At a time of remarkable economic prosperity and intense housing scarcity, there comes a moment when even the most … Continue reading

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Extremely Sexy, Extremely Short Raised Bikeway Coming to Part of Our Part of Valencia Street

As we all know, infrastructure is sexy. Not the building and construction part… that’s a big honking mess. But when it’s done, infrastructure represents an investment in our collective future, which is why Bernalwood is always glad to learn about new infrastructure … 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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Pinhole Coffee on Cortland Aims for Septemberish Opening

Anticipation has been building in Western Cortlandia as neighbors look forward to the grand opening of Pinhole Coffee at 231 Cortland, on the corner of Bonview. Bernalwood first told you about Pinhole last November, but opening a business in this town … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Campaign Underway for New Red Hill Station Oyster Bar on Cortland

When the new Red Hill Station oyster and seafood bar opens, it will be exciting new addition to the Cortlandia culinary ecosystem. In the meantime, though, co-founders (and Bernal neighbors) Amy and Taylor are doing the contemporary fundraising thing by … Continue reading

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