Category Archives: Cortland

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 | 16 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