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san francisco stories

My new neighborhood
My tale of moving into the Lower Haight.

The nicest person in San Francisco
I was 17 when I first came to San Francisco. I'll never forget it.

Into the bay
The story of Lance Arthur's first trip to San Francisco, when I met him for the first time. February '97

Back into the bay
Lance Arthur's impeccably detailed and hysterically funny second trip to San Francisco for the Cool Site of the Year Awards (which he won). October '97

Braindump
Chip Clofine's tales of living in the Haight. He doesn't update it much, but there are some great Haight Street moments in there.

San Francisco Memories
Zoe's tribute to the history of her favorite city.

SoMa Literary Review
Stories from the South of Market.


eyes and ears

Flavorpill SF
A weekly guide to SF arts and entertainment in a slick package.

Posthoc
Snarky restaurant reviews and observations of life in The City.

San Francisco: an idiosyncratic guide for the goth-geek-freak-hipster-nerd
The name pretty much says it all.

Mister SF
A personal city info site by Hank Donat, former stand up comedian.

The Valet Chronicles
A weekly video journal by a valet in North Beach.

Sidewalk typos
Photos of typos in San Francisco street markers.

Who are we?
Stories and photographs from the characters on Potrero Hill.

Snap City
Emilie has been shooting black and white photos of San Francisco and posting them online since 1995. Be sure to explore the archives.

The squid list
"A daily email list that announces selected events, performances & happenings occurring in the San Francisco Bay Area."

A Local's Guide to San Francisco
Everything you need to know about San Francisco, as told by Tarin Towers. Great info on poetry readings.

San Francisco History Index
A priceless compendium of SF History links from the good folks at Z San Francisco. Don't miss the SF History Forum.


news sources

SF Station
The best local city guide. Great event information.

SF Gate
What happens when you put together San Francisco's two big dailies and the local teevee channel? This. Prepare to get lost.

San Francisco Bay Guardian
The online version of San Francisco's best alternative weekly.

SF Weekly
The online version of San Francisco's second best alternative weekly. (I only pick it up to read Rob Brezsny.)

San Francisco
The people smart enough to register sanfrancisco.com.

sanfrancisco.about.com
About.com's guide to San Francisco.

bayarea.citysearch.com
Citysearch's guide to San Francisco.

Yahoo - San Francisco Bay Area
Yahoo's guide to San Francisco. Weather and headlines. The usual.

Excite Travel: San Francisco
Yet another big company telling you what to do in San Francisco.


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