Tag Archives: christmas

Rolling Into Winter

I’m sure you’ve been feeling that winter chill the last few weeks, but winter doesn’t officially start until tomorrow! If you can’t wait, check out the “Electric Sun” winter solstice gala today from 2 p.m. to midnight at 2150 Folsom St, between 17th and 18th. Looks like there will be plenty of art, films, dining and dancing. The event suggests a...

Dress Code—Hidden Gems: House of Hengst

House of Hengst is that store on Valencia near 20th Street with the window so fancy that you might not feel grown up enough to actually go inside. It’s not quite hidden, but is sandwiched between countless bookstores, cafes and furniture stores.  Every time I passed this store I’ve always oohed and aahed at the display, and promised myself that...

Merry Christmas!

This Christmas, I give you an offering. Or rather, not me, but Julie Michelle of CALIBER gives you the offering. Sure, the photo’s from the Inner Richmond, but it’s a great image to use for today anyway. Meanwhile, Flickr user wallyg has been using the holiday to post this fine photo (and quick story) of the Balmy Alley mural The...

As If You Needed More Food

If you celebrate Christmas, you probably had a huge meal yesterday, hopefully with some nice wine or hot buttered rum (or whatever the vegan alternative to buttered rum would be.) The last thing you probably want to think about is more food, unless you happen to be like this editor. The New York Times is allover the Mission District today,...

Dancing Santas! Inside!

Saw this window display in a shop near Mission and 25th. Where else could you find no less than four Santas all dancing, one of which is wearing a Che shirt? The blogs are quiet, which might have something to do with it being the weekend after Christmas, and 63% of the city is still out of town. This, unfortunately...