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  1. Is There Such a Thing as an Urbanist CafA©? Now There IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | San Francisco Magazine

    Saint Clare, a new coffeeshop from the owner of Saint Frank, is now open in the ground floor of SPUR on Mission Street. It doesn't take a Ph.D. in urban studies to know that coffee attracts San Franciscans.

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  2. Embarrassing Property Crime Wave Be Damned, S.F. Cop Balks at Dusting Stolen Cars for FingerprintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | San Francisco Magazine

    If you're a cop in this city, your plate is full and the chip on your shoulder has a chip on its shoulder. Because not only is the San Francisco Police Department under scrutiny for its litany of shootings of young minority men , none other than the New York Times has seen fit to note that San Franciscans enjoy the highest per-capita property crime rate among mid- to large-sized cities in all the nation.

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  3. Editorial: The Super Bowl Is Making San Franciscans Feel Like Strangers in Their Own TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | San Francisco Magazine

    San Franciscans are quickly discovering that the worst part about hosting a Super Bowl isn't the prevalence of $8 crap beer, the Rambo-style security, the hokey corporate booths, the garish black-and-gold bunting detracting from our terracotta-and-stucco facades, or even the giant football made out of Bud Light cans. The worst part is being forced, as a city, to don the alien exurban drag of mediocrity - and, while we're at it, pay for the privilege .

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  4. A Modest Proposal: Could San Francisco Finally House the Homeless with Help from Airbnb?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    We only need 1,227 more Airbnbs in San Francisco to have one for every homeless person in the city. San Francisco's swelling homeless population stands at 6,686 and counting .

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  5. Mission Moratorium Leaders Accuse the Chronicle of Covert RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    In a widely shared post on Vanishing SF's Facebook page yesterday, the Committee to Save the Mission took the San Francisco Chronicle to task for using "covertly racist" language to characterize the arguments of Mission residents who support Proposition I, aka the Mission Moratorium. The letter, addressed to Chronicle editor-in-chief Audrey Cooper, argues that the paper's use of the word "emotional" alongside pro-moratorium arguments is a sneaky way of painting those arguments as illogical and irrational.

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  6. Sorry to Tell You, But It's Absolutely Not Cheaper to Live in Vegas and Commute to S.F.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    After mathematically creative Internet user Yourslice took to Reddit earlier this week to claim that San Franciscans could save $1,124 per month in rent if only we made the wee sacrifice of commuting back and forth from Las Vegas, the Internet exploded with both tears and hasty back-of-the envelope calculations. CityLab got in on the action, estimating the potential yearly savings at $13,500 , as did Curbed .

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  7. Sobering and Surreal: Skyping With Syrian Refugees From Inside a Shipping Container in Hayes ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    "I go to school. I do volunteer work. I go to the youth empowerment center." This is how a high-school student named Amit describes a typical day in Jordan's Syrian refugee camp, Za'atari.

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  8. Airbnb Is Outspending Its Opponents in November's Election By a Factor of 44Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    Airbnb has sunk a whole lotta cash into the fight against Proposition F , the San Francisco ballot initiative that would cap vacation rentals at 75 nights per year. How much? Oh, a cool $8.8 million so far, which is 44 times the amount that's been raised by the measure's proponents.

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  9. They Don't Make San Francisco's Playgrounds Like They Used ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    From 1959 to 1993, Larsen Park, an otherwise nondescript scrap of greenery along 19th Avenue, was the resting place of not one but three decommissioned military jets. The lethal hardware, originally designed to rain hellfire upon America's enemies, had been nonchalantly dumped in the park, where kiddies happily clambered over the lead-contaminated, asbestos-flecked play structures.

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  10. After Planning Commissioner Publicly Calls Her Colleagues Inept, Director Fires BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    An internal dustup in the city's planning community sparks a meta-conversation about San Francisco's latest growth spurt. As the gatekeepers of every new building, large or small, that people want to build in San Francisco, the city's Planning Department is used to ducking verbal grenades hurled from all sides.

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  11. Five Looks to Steal from San Francisco Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    While the Folsom Street fairgoers were stripping down over the weekend, a coterie of more appropriately attired revelers was dressing up for the sixth annual San Francisco Fashion Week. Nine designers and their packs of models descended on three runways around the city for three nights of shows that featured everything from technology-based materials to clothing made from, what else, hemp.

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  12. The Battle Over San Francisco's Skyline Is a Battle Over Its SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    As the city undergoes its most radical physical transformation in a generation, four experts weigh in on the consequences - both good and bad - of a metropolis designed anew. IN HIS 1922 POEM "THE CITY BY THE SEA," San Francisco's unofficial poet laureate George Sterling wrote, "At the end of our streets is sunset; At the end of our streets the stars."

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  13. San Francisco Tenant Who Faced $6,755 Rent Hike Sues Landlord for Wrongful EvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    Deb Follingstad, the rent-control-protected tenant who faced an astounding 315 percent rent increase last spring, has filed a wrongful eviction suit against her former landlord, Nadia Lama. Follingstad, an acupuncturist who treats cancer patients, was served with a notice raising her rent from $2,145 to $8,900, and increasing her security deposit from $1,500 to $12,500.

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  14. artist Jeremy FishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    City Hall's first artist-in-residence is open for business. And yeah, he might do weddings if you ask nicely.

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  15. Totally Not Delusional Fast Food Company Wants to Become a San Francisco Foodie DestinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    McDonald's is a great American paradox; it's one of the most successful business ventures in the history of the world, but seems to specialize in just being terrible at everything. With the ambiance of a Greyhound station and cuisine that's the culinary equivalent of a hand grenade, you'd be forgiven for assuming that the 17 McDonald's locations in San Francisco stay in business through luck, guile, and possibly some sort of deal with the devil.

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  16. What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been WorkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | San Francisco Magazine

    Hayward Fault Ready to Rumble: And now, another update on the creeping sense of dread lingering over the entire state of California. [SF Weekly] Best of the East Bay 2015: Reminders of what San Franciscans are missing out on during BART closure.

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