Museum of Ice Cream and a $180 steak sandwich are coming to SF + more local news
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Museum of Ice Cream and a $180 steak sandwich are coming to SF + more local news


Here are some Bay Area headlines you might've missed this week.

Firefighters battling blaze in East Bay hills; 20 acres have burned,East Bay Times

The Grizzly Fire blazed in Berkeley and Oakland this week, burning 20 acres in Tilden Regional Park and the hills. UC Berkeley shut power off on campus and instated a voluntary evacuation, but no structures were damaged as of yesterday. Read more.

Tokyo's Wagyumafia Bringing Criminally Expensive $180 Sandwich to San Francisco, Eater SF

Just adding to the slew of unbearably expensive bites in San Francisco, Tokyo flagship Wagyumafia will open a location in our fair city and serve up their $180 wagyu beef sandwich. If you like a slab of beef between two pieces of white bread, it's your time to celebrate. Read more.

In an Unused Harlem Church, a Towering Work of a 'Genius,' NY Times

MacArthur Foundation Genius Award-winner and large-scale artist Julie Mehretu is constructing twin behemoth installations for SFMOMA. These are her most political pieces yet. Read more.

Fatboy Slim and Moby to Headline LoveBoat Halloween (a.k.a. Ghost Ship Halloween), SFist

The newly dubbed LoveBoat Halloween will be headlined by Fatboy Slim and Moby this year. In the spirit of love, they'll be doing away with the VIP area to combat what the group calls the "the Vegas-i-zation of dance music culture." Read more.

Oakland is third-worst value for renters in U.S., Curbed SF

If you live in the Bay Area, this may not be such a revolutionary finding: Wallethub has named Oakland the third-worst value for renters, based upon factors including price, strength of the job market, crime rate, and overall quality of life. Read more.

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to SF in September, Eater SF

Ice queens, ready your spoons. The Museum of Ice Cream, a pop-up museum that's hit New York and L.A. already, is coming to San Francisco in September. Expect all manner of delicious, immersive installations. (PS: Take a moment to peruse the museum's Instagram feed‚ it is pure happiness.) Read more.

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