Category Archives: Media

Bernal Rockstar Matt Nathanson Releases New Song and Video

Matt Nathanson is a genuine rockstar, with seven studio albums, two live albums, and a few Top 100 singles marking his musical career. He also lives in Bernal Heights (and brags about it on his Twitter profile). This week Neighbor Matt released a … Continue reading

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Simone and Haley: A Bernal Heights Love Story

This video about a glamorous pair of lovers was shot and edited in Bernal Heights, and it is all kinds of awesome: Simone and Haley, both artists, met and fell in love in San Francisco. When they’re not making art … Continue reading

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Newspaper Article Reveals Bernalwood’s Secret Weapon

In an article that appears on the dead-tree pages of today’s San Francisco Chronicle, reporter Caleb Garling writes about the inspiration and economics behind several “hyperlocal” San Francisco neighborhood blogs, including Bernalwood. Along the way, he also reveals the secret … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle Columnist Calls the La Lengua Autonomous Zone “San Francisco in Miniature” (and “La Lingua”)

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Carl Nolte recently discovered the tasty abundance and colorful plenty found in the La Lengua Autonomous Zone: You could argue that parklets are this San Francisco generation’s greatest invention. They are usually near some neighborhood coffee … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbors Create Hypnotic, Animated View of Bernal Heights

It’s 2013. At last. Finally. In Bernal Heights. Let’s ease into the new year with a nice web animation created by Neighbors Barbara and Mark. It lives on the About Us page of the website for AnimaCrackers, their Bernal-based animation … Continue reading

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Airbnb Creates Stylish Travel Brochure for Bernal Heights That Makes Us Want to Visit

This week, the vacation rental service Airbnb launched a rather gorgeous new webpage that highlights the glamour and charm of Bernal Heights for potential visitors who might want to avail themselves of the 140 places to stay here. The page … Continue reading

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Bernal Becomes Location For Glamorous Fiat 500L Commercial

Fiat has decided to supersize the tiny 500 car that’s already such a fixture around San Francisco. To prepare for the rollout of the new 500L — the “L” stands for “large,” we’re told — Fiat filmed a commercial for … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle Discovers Rock Bar, Concludes It Rocks PLUS: Halloween Party Tomorrow

Bernalwood has long known that the glamorous and geologically-themed Rock Bar, on 29th Street at Tiffany in the La Lengua Autonomous Zone, is a rather delicious place to enjoy a cocktail. Now the San Francisco Chronicle has come to a … Continue reading

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Stunning Tilt-Shift Video of San Francisco Includes Bernal Hill Cameo

I’m grateful to creator Jeremy Williams for including a brief (and foggy) Bernal Hill cameo in his amazing amazing amazing new tilt-shift video of San Francisco, because that provides the excuse I need to share the video with you here. … Continue reading

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New York Times Writes About Bernal-Based “Odyssey Works” Performance Collective

In case you missed it, there was a big piece in the New York Times last week about Odyssey Works, an interesting art collective co-founded by Bernal Neighbor Abe Burickson. Odyssey Works creates site-specific performance pieces for a single person … Continue reading

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Paulie’s Pickling Featured on Glamorous Foodie TV Show

Bernal’s finest artisanal pickle merchant is savoring a moment in the media spotlight. Neighbor Paul from the fabulous Paulie’s Pickling inside the 331 Cortland marketplace tells Bernalwood that his shop will be featured as part of Ryan Scott’s “Food Rush” show … Continue reading

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Before and After: Backstage During the Curb Appeal Home Makeover on Bocana

Bernalwood is all about the celebrity star-sightings, so you probably remember when we told you about the home on Bocana that was getting a big makeover as part of a reality TV show called Curb Appeal. The project and the … Continue reading

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Website Dubs Bernal Heights “Lesbian-landia”

The wags over at The Bold Italic have taken it upon themselves to create a summary of San Francisco’s neighborhoods intended for newcomers to Our Faire City who are trying to figure out where to live. The write-ups about each … Continue reading

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