Tag Archives: my mission

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 the time they were covered, pretty much every creek in San Francisco was nicknamed 'shit creek'" En Español

My Mission: Bruce Tomb

Here, the only thing you know for sure is that it will change. When I first moved to the city, North Beach was a vital cultural center. Mabuhay Gardens was San Francisco's CBGB. And who cares about North Beach now?