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New Mission Theater marquee from 1972. Photo courtesy Jack Tillmany.

After New Mission’s Dark Past, Back in the Lights

In the first half of the 20th century, the evening sky over Mission Street was a neon wonderland, bathed by gaudy marquees in incandescent pinks, blues and purples. Perhaps no marquee was more iconic than...
Google Maps shows the parking situation at 850 South Van Ness Avenue during the day.

CARMAnation Tries Its App at Solving Parking Peeves

Little upsets San Franciscans more than the chronic lack of parking spots in the city and in the last year any number of apps have tried to solve the problem. The average driver wastes an...
"Mission Monopoly," on display at the Plaza 16 Festival.

16th and Mission Project Foes Ponder Next Move

The band Revolt was halfway through its set at the 16th and Mission plaza on Saturday afternoon when the lead singer announced the next song, ‘Dissent,’ which is about displacement. The trio smashed power chords, pressed keyboard strokes,...