Category Archives: New Stuff

Bernal Rockstar Dan The Automator Talks with NPR About “Got a Girl,” His New Musical Collaboration

As we all know, everyone who lives in Bernal Heights is a rockstar. But some express it more than others. Music producer Dan Nakamura — aka Dan The Automator — is a Bernal resident who is famous in the music biz for the work … Continue reading

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Mae Krua Kiosk Coming Soon to 331 Cortland, for Thai Food Like Grandma Used to Make

This is Anucha Kongthavorn, and he preparing to set up shop in the fabulous 331 Cortland marketplace. His business will be called Mae Krua, and he will serve up Thai food like grandma used to make. Anucha tells Bernalwood: My name is Anucha Kongthavorn … Continue reading

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3rd Cousin, Formerly Kinfolk, Launches Restaurant Kickstarter Campaign

There’s yet another Kickstarter campaign underway for a new Cortland restaurant going in to the old Pizza Express space. Formerly known as Kinfolk, the new restaurant will be called 3rd Cousin, and chef (and founder) Greg Lutes brings the details: Since you … Continue reading

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New Andi’s Market Opens in Old Storefront on Cortland

Neighbor Andrea Cohen lives on Elsie, and she recently took over the former JC Market at 820 Cortland. Now renamed Andi’s Market, Neighbor Andrea tells us more about her plans for the business: I took over 3 months ago. We … Continue reading

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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

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New Mural, Very Hot Pink, Now Complete on Helipad House

The paint is dry and the scaffolding has come down. And now, the new mural is complete on the facade of the Helipad House at the tippy-top of Folsom Street just below Bernal Hill. As you no doubt recall, the mural … Continue reading

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Colored Lights Bring New Waterfront Mural to Life at Night

The new mural on the waterfront silos visible from the eastern side  of Bernal was completed a few weeks ago. Now the multicolored lights that animate the mural at night are also live, and the result is rather wonderful. To … Continue reading

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