Tag Archives: valentine’s day

Mission, Bernal Residents Spend and Send Online for Valentine’s Day

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...

Romance from the Other Side: Stories of Love Observed in the Mission

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...

Love Letters in the Mission

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...

Heart Murmur: Love and Alcohol

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...