222 Second Street Ready To Rise

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The 222 Second Street development site is on the move as a recent concrete mat pour has cleared the way for the construction of structural support columns.  Unlike the steel skeleton of 535 Mission,  copious amounts of erected rebar jutting from the floor may hint to a reinforced concrete frame. … [Read more...]

The Kin Khao Lowdown

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There is a lot of buzz swirling around Pim Techamuanvivit's new Thai restaurant.  Pim, according to her blog, wanted to give her new restaurant a more authentic Thai experience complete with fresh quality ingredients and an added flare of originality. We decided to swing by last night and review … [Read more...]

The New Mission Theater and more!

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Nothing against Castro and Roxie Theaters, but we are excited to see a modern independent movie house coming to 2550 Mission Street in The Mission District. Developer Oyster Development and builder Build Group Inc are in the process of re-envisioning the abandoned 100 year old New Mission Theater … [Read more...]

Presidio Parkway Project Update

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Since 1936, Doyle Drive had been the main thoroughfare that carried traffic from both U.S. Route 101 and State 1 highways through San Francisco.  Traveling north, both highways converge on this strip of roadway and cross Golden Gate Bridge before splitting once again and continuing northward through … [Read more...]

Bassekou Kouyaté at SFJazz

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Jazz, rooted in the African diaspora, is a diverse music genre with nebulous boundaries drawing influence from a multitude of cultures.  One of these cultures displayed its musical rhythms last week as musician Bassekou Kouyate and his West African musical band Ngoni Ba played to an almost sold-out … [Read more...]

Catching the PizzaHacker

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There's been a growing buzz lately around a man named Jeff Krupman.  Starting out as a street seller of artisan style homemade pizzas he recently found a more permanent venue at a Mission Street storefront in Bernal Heights.  To see if Jeff's pies truly represent a learnt art of pizza-making, we … [Read more...]

Get Your Nerd On At the Planetarium Lectures

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The Benjamin Dean Lecture Series is a continually running lecture program held in the Morris Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences museum.  Since 1989 the series has explored many different astronomical themes ranging from the early history of sky observations to the latest findings of … [Read more...]

Mosso Nearing Finish Line

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Having broken ground in the spring of 2012,  Avant Housing is pursuing LEED Gold status as it wraps up construction of the residential complex in the heart of SoMa.  The two buildings at 900 Folsom Street are nearing completion as most of the multicolored exterior panels have been hung and interior … [Read more...]