It seems the Mission, though filled with good date spots, is also apparently filled with lonely lovers separated from their paramours – at least if data from online retail trackers is to be believed. Weebly and Shippo, a website building platform and an online retail shipping company, have compiled data from roughly 10,000 packages shipped the week before Valentine’s Day...
Old and new school dating meet in the Mission’s various haunts, to varying degrees of success – but when love is in the air, it’s palpable. Take, for example, the couple that stands out in Mission Beach Cafe server Dylan Gormik’s mind – The pair came into the cafe still riding out the high of their first date the night...
As Valentine’s Day approaches, Mission Local asks residents about someone in their life who “got away,” and what they learned from this experience.
A chill winter breeze didn’t stop the search in the Mission last Saturday. Couples, friends, families and a few single adventurers passed through the doors of Viracocha, a vintage store at 21st and Valencia streets. Maps and clues at hand, they marched excitedly past the red balloon tethered just outside the door. They were following a trail of clues left...
Happy Valentine's Day! We asked Mission locals in different walks of life, from ages 9 to almost 89, to share their essential secret to love.
This week, the city was filled with couples celebrating their love. And, of course, thousands mourned a love lost. But there was also a middle sect — those who pretend to celebrate while mourning internally. That was going to be me this year until I finally snapped out of my haze of boozy passion and ended a relationship that was...
Talks on love around the neighborhood.
"The craziest thing my man ever talked me into was buying a car. I didn’t need a car! I would just as well have taken the bus."
Fiki: The point of love is to have someone you trust more than your friends. Nait: What if you trust your friends more than the person you love?
Lila B. Design, located in an inconspicuous loading dock on Folsom, is a relative newcomer to this particular holiday of floral obligation.
Not remembering her admirer's name, she said to herself, "Wow! Slave boy!" She wrote back immediately.
In the tattoo business we say there is a jinx to getting people’s names tattooed. More people actually get tattoos of their parents, siblings and children.
"But then again, you can only learn from your mistakes."
Talking love over salted caramel cones.
I don’t know how to describe love, but the only way I can truly appreciate love is the love between a mother and a child. Otherwise love sucks.