Daniel Hirsch

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Daniel Hirsch is a freelance writer who has been living in the Mission since 2009. When he's not contributing to Mission Local, he's writing plays, working as an extra for HBO, and/or walking to the top of Bernal Hill.

Stories by Daniel

Even Halloween is Getting Gentrified

According to a report by the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend a whopping $2.8 billion on Halloween costumes, which is up from previous years....

Plans to Raze Elbo Room May Get Going

A reader notified us today that’s a new development regarding plans to demolish the Elbo Room and build a new 5-story condo project. The project’s sponsors...

Thieves Steal Bread and Cell Phones

Two robberies disturbed the Mission’s Friday morning early hours. One thief stole cell phones, the other loaves of bread. At 2:30 a.m., two delivery men...

Lexington Club is Up for Sale

Thursday afternoon on Facebook, the owner of the Lexington Club Lila Thirkield announced some troubling news for fans of the longtime “neighborhood dyke bar.” She’s putting the...