Tickets to Lost Landscapes 2017 now on sale

Rick Prelinger is back in December at the Castro Theater with the 2017 installment of Lost Landscapes. The series, different every year, is an archival film program that celebrates San Franciscos past and looks towards its future. Archivist Rick Prelinger… Continue Reading


SFMTA proposes limiting vehicle access on 8th Avenue to make it a more “pleasant place to walk or bike”

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story mistakenly said that the block of 8th Ave between Anza and Balboa would be completely closed to traffic. That was incorrect and apologies for any confusion it may have caused (though clearly I… Continue Reading


Thidwick Books closing its doors after 25 years; 40% off sales through the end of year

Thidwick Books owner Lea Dimond knows her way around Clement Street, and the challenges of running a small business in San Francisco. Her store has been located in two different places on the street. After opening and running the original… Continue Reading


Photos from the 2017 Halloween Spooky Photo Spot

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Spooky Photo Spot at Angelina’s Cafe on Halloween night. Here are some pics from the parade of costumed families we photographed. All photos can be viewed – and downloaded for free in high… Continue Reading


More ashcans installed to combat cigarette litter

Efforts began this year to clean up those pesky cigarette butts that line the streets of San Francisco, especially the busier commercial corridors here in the Richmond District. Back in March, a small group of volunteers helped pick up and… Continue Reading


Local links: LEAP Sandcastle contest rescheduled; Want different library hours?; DIY upholstering with Save my Seat; RD resident Larry Baer profiled & more

Happy almost Halloween, Richmond District! Here are some local links to start off your spooky week: The LEAP Sandcastle contest has been reschedule to Saturday, November 11 at Ocean Beach, 11am – 3:30pm. Get all the details here. The building… Continue Reading


2017 Halloween events in the Richmond District

BOO! Did we scare you? Well, we’ll keep trying 🙂 Here’s a lineup of Halloween events going on in the neighborhood. Enjoy the festivities! 37th Annual Halloween Carnival | Alamo School Friday, Oct. 27 1:45pm – 4:30pm | 250 23rd… Continue Reading


This weekend: Paintings, photography, sculpture & more on display from neighborhood artists as part of SF Open Studios

This weekend, Richmond District artists will open their studios as part of ArtSpan’s SF Open Studios event that takes place across the city in October and November. 19 different neighborhood artists across a wide variety of mediums including photography, mixed… Continue Reading