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Tim League chats with Tiffany Schoepp, a Mission resident who wants to see the theater offer a wide range of cinematic experiences, at Mission Bar on Thursday night. Photo by Laura Wenus

From Austin With Love; Alamo Owner Meets Mission

A thick knot of people clustered around one particularly genial man at Mission Bar late Thursday, but not just because he was buying the drinks. Tim League, the center of attention that night, is the...
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Mexican History Is Alive at Casa Bonampak

Nancy Charraga started selling Casa Bonampak merchandise at street fairs in 1996. The business evolved into a storefront at 24th and Mission streets, which Charraga operated for 10 years. She began to outgrow the space...
A description of the Mission's geographic boundaries in the Mission Promotion Association Constitution and By-laws, 1909, courtesy of the California Historical Society.

The Mission’s Ephemeral History, Marked “Misc”

Even at the turn of the last century, organizations were trying to get control of the Mission. This and other trivia await visitors to the Ephemera Collection at the California Historical Society.
Map by Molly Roy

Biking the Mission’s Waterways

Click here for a pdf of the map. "You've got to understand, these creeks smelled bad," says Carlsson. "Wetlands don't smell great even when they're healthy, but so much sewage ran into them that by...