Category Archives: New Stuff

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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Finally! All-New, Expanded Ichi Sushi + Ni Bar Set to Open Next Week

Mmmmm. This is a post I’ve been looking forward to for a long time… As veteran Bernalwood readers may recall, in November 2012 we shared the news that Chef Tim Archuleta’s critically acclaimed Ichi Sushi planned to move into a larger location … Continue reading

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New Mural Takes Shape on Helipad House

Bernal Hill is swell place to go for a nature walk, but it’s also becoming a great place to view large-scale art. The mural on the old grain silos on the eastern waterfront is now complete, just as a new … Continue reading

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Tonight! Seriously! FREE PIZZA from the PizzaHacker

It’s an impressive thing that Bernal Heights was just named the 2014 Numero Uno Hottest Sexiest Neighborhood in the United States, because that award was given to us before the very delicious PizzaHacker opened for business on Mission at 29th … Continue reading

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GreenLid Fills Green, Smoothie-Sized Void at 331 Cortland

Bernalwood must have slept through the alarm, because somehow we missed the news that GreenLid Smoothies had opened in the glamorous 331 Cortland food marketplace. But for the fact that we recently had to refill our supply of Paulie’s Pickles, … Continue reading

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“PizzaHacker” Opening in Bernal, Ending Our Pizza Deprivation

Citizens of Bernalwood, our long neighborhood nightmare of subpar pizza has come to an end. No longer shall we have to venture beyond the cozy confines of our familiar Bernal terrain to enjoy pizza done right. Destiny and market opportunity … Continue reading

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Old Sign at the 3300 Club Looks Newish Again

The classic sign for the 3300 Club, the classic dive bar on Mission at 29th Street, has received a new paint job, and La Lengua spokesblogger Burrito Justice has complete then-and-now coverage. PHOTO: Burrito Justice

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Cold-Pressed Raw Juice Pop-Up Opens at Hillside Supper Club

The Hillside Supper Club on the western end of Precita Park began life as a pop-up restaurant, but now it is hosting one of its own. Which is sweet. Thistle is a weekday cold-pressed juice pop-up operating out of Hillside … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbor Launches Concierge Service for Vacation Rental Hosts

Recently, Neighbor Emily launched Guesthop, a new service for people who host guests via websites like Airbnb and VRBO.  She tells Bernalwood: From the East Side of Bernal, introducing We created Guesthop to deal with the problems people face when … Continue reading

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Little Bee Bakery Plans Soft-Launch Opening, Starting Today

Ooh. Tasty. According to the sign in the window, the new Little Bee Bakery from Bernal neighbor (and Chez Panisse alum) Stacie Pierce is set to open for a soft-launch starting today in the former Rock Candy Shop space at 521 … Continue reading

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Tonight: Special Bernal-Only Soft Launch Opening at New “Holy Water” Bar on Cortland

The former Stray Bar is reopening tonight, under new ownership, with an all-new interior, and a brand-new name. Your Bernalwood editor snapped the photos you see above during a speedy drive-by visit last week. From here on out, the bar shall … Continue reading

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Little Bee Bake Shop Seeks Crowdsourced Funds for September Opening

Neighbor Stacie is on target to open her Little Bee Bake Shop in the location of the former Rock Candy Snack Shop on Cortland, with a September launch date on the calendar and a crowdsourced fund drive underway via Indiegogo: … Continue reading

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