Category Archives: Cortland

TV ALERT: Paulie’s Pickling on KQED’s “Check Please, Bay Area” Tonight

It’s showtime! Cortland’s Paulie’s Pickling, which may be Best Jewish Deli in San Francisco, will be the focus of tonight’s exciting episode of KQED’s Check Please, Bay Area. Neighbors Paul and Liz, the soft-spoken proprietors of Paulie’s Pickling, didn’t give us the heads-up … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, Cortland, Food and Drink, Media | 2 Comments

New Red Hill Station Seafood Restaurant Coming to Cortland

Alongside the planned perma-Kinfolk, EaterSF brings the news that Bernal Neighbors Taylor Pederson and Amy Reticker plan to open a new seafood restaurant at 803 Cortland, in the soon-to-be-former Blue Star Elephant space: The new restaurant will be taking over from Thai spot … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Food and Drink, New Stuff | 14 Comments

Kinfolk to Convert from Popup to Permanent Inside Former Pizza Express

Well, the rumors turned out to be true. Our foodie fwiendz at Inside Scoop confirm that Kinfolk, the Cortand popup restaurant launched by Bernal neighbor Greg Lutes, will open a permanent location inside the former Pizza Express space at 919 Cortland: … Continue reading

Posted in Coming Soon, Cortland, Food and Drink | 28 Comments

Spice Hound Relocating from 331 Cortland

Neighbor David reports from Cortlandia: Looks like another Bernal business is packing up shop — this time the Spice Hound of 331 Cortland (I initially read their notice as saying that all of 331 was closing… nearly had a heart … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Food and Drink | 12 Comments

New Video Profiles Miss Darcy from Heartfelt

As part of his ongoing video series about Bernal Heights personalities, Neighbor Steve Sisler points his camera at Neighbor Darcy Lee, the glamorous proprietor of Heartfelt on Cortland: Serving the residents of Bernal Heights for over 22 years, Heartfelt is … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Merchants, People, Video | 6 Comments

All the Clichés About Bernal Heights Are All True

Bernal neighbor and celebrity writer Chris Colin shared this photo today, as captured on Cortland. He writes: Bernal Heights: just dogs and strollers. Obviously!

Posted in Cortland, Found Things | 11 Comments

The Restaurant at 903 Cortland Has Closed

Neighbor Teresa was very sad to discover that 903 Cortland, the  restaurant operated by Matsumi Takhara of Sandbox Bakery, has closed: With the weather so delightfully spring-like today, I decided it was a prime time to spend lunch on the … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Food and Drink | 37 Comments

Comedy Night at Lucky Horseshoe Becomes a Drama Instead

A wise comedian once said: Comedy is not pretty. That’s apparently as true in Bernal Heights as it is in Tinseltown, because there was a some commotion yesterday at the Lucky Horseshoe’s new stand-up comedy night. Neighbor Leander tells it … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland | 49 Comments

Starting TONIGHT: Stand-Up Comedy at the Lucky Horseshoe

As if living in Bernal Heights wasn’t comedy enough, there’s a new stand-up comedy night happening at the Lucky Horseshoe on Cortland every Tuesday this month, starting TONIGHT, Tuesday March 4. The evenings are called Comedy at Dusk, and co-host … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Events, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Badger Books on Cortland Will Close, Permanently

Last year, the bookstore long known as Red Hill Books was briefly shuttered, then refocused and reopened with a  new name: Badger Books. Alas, it seems the transformation did not succeed in reversing the store’s fortunes. Now there are For Rent … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Cortland, Merchants | 49 Comments

Mockups Show Proposed Mosaic for Back of Bernal Library

Neighbor Brandon has an update on the new artwork that’s in development for the southern, playground-facing side of the fashionable Bernal Heights Library: The second phase of the library mural is moving ahead. We have a design (viewable on our … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Cortland, Uncategorized | 15 Comments

Deli Pub Clean-Out Leaves a Bocana-Sized Mess

It’s not clear at this point who now controls the space formerly occupied by the lost, lamented Deli Pub. But over the weekend several neighbors grumbled to Bernalwood about the huge mess left on the street during the current Deli … Continue reading

Posted in Accident or Ill Fortune, Cortland | 13 Comments

What Happened to “Breakfast With Enzo?”

Breakfast with Enzo is a weekly show of children’s music and storytelling created and performed by Enzo Garcia. Held at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center for the last 11 years, Breakfast with Enzo was much-loved by local children… and their parents. … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Parenting, Cortland, Music | 66 Comments