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The History of Whiz Burger, an LGBT Landmark

Whiz Burger has made a lot of history over its 60 years in business.

Take a Walking Tour of the Mission's Vibrant Street Art

In the neighborhood with the highest concentration of street art in San Francisco, the Mission’s cultural heritage may be best viewed through the work of its artists. The alleys here are gateways to discovery, where guerrilla "galleries" weave a colorful tapestry of influences and creative expression.

The Amazing Mission Dessert Crawl

The Mission is ground zero for good food these days, and while an epic dinner is paramount to a good night out, we are always ones to save room for dessert. Change things up by walking off your feast and savoring a sweet bite in the neighborhood with these delicious options.

Street Style: The Men (and Murals) of San Francisco's Mission District

After readers went gaga for our recent look at the dapper men of the Financial District, we crossed town to see how the dudes are stepping out in a very different neighborhood: the Mission. 

Shizen Conquers Vegan Sushi + Ramen in Sleek Digs in the Mission

Vegans of San Francisco may still be shedding a tear over this month’s closure of famed restaurant Millennium. But fear not, tofu-lovers. There’s a new veggie hotspot in town, and it’s offering up one of the city’s most beloved cuisines—Japanese food, ramen included—in fully meatless fashion.

Colorful 1990s Mission on Display at Oakland Museum

Ever wonder what the Mission was like circa 1990, B.T. (Before Tartine)? This month, the Oakland Museum of California is hosting “Mission Scene Moment,” a show that transports us back in time to experience the vibrant community’s music and art of the day (read: pre-gentrification).

Country's First Hammock Cafe Seeks Valencia Street Home

Swingers welcome.

If and when the revolution comes, everyone and everything on Valencia Street will be the first taken out back behind the shed. Until then, we implore you to check out the video for the impending Paresse Café, billed as the first cafe in the U.S. with hammocks. Perfect for San Francisco's aggressively casual lifestyle.

The Weeknighter: Clooney's

Clooney's

Weekends are for amateurs. Weeknights are for pros. That's why each week Stuart Schuffman will be exploring a different San Francisco bar, giving you the lowdown on how and where to do your weeknight right. From the most creative cocktails to the best happy hours, Stuart's taking you along on his weeknight adventures into the heart of the City's nightlife. So, who wants a drink?

First Look: Heath Ceramic's New Mission Store + Opening Exhibit

Heath Ceramics just breathed new life into an old linen supply and laundry facility and added itself to the Mission's ever-growing roster of locally grown talent. The new retail space on 18th and Florida is so much more than a boutique, with an in-store chef's kitchen that will house local food items and serve as a gathering spot for events, a dedicated gallery that will host rotating shows throughout the year, a factory viewing court, and a Blue Bottle Coffee cafe (the latter two opening soon).

"Illegitimate Business" Exposes the Underbelly of the Art World

"Illegitimate Business" Exposes the Underbelly of the Art World

What if we told you that works by such famous artists as Sol LeWitt, Bruce Nauman, and Chuck Close were currently on view in the dark basement of a new Mission gallery? You'd consider going to check it out, right? What if we added that the donors of each of the pieces on view obtained these works in somewhat vague and illicit ways? Then you'd probably want to go immediately.

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