FRESHEST

17 Sep 2015

New Program Lets Seattle Neighborhoods Customize Their Crosswalks

Those in San Francisco are familiar with The Castro’s beloved rainbow crosswalk. Seattle took it one step further when the city’s Department of Transportation announced that it will now permit community members to customize their neighborhood crosswalks. The eye-catching trend began in June when Seattle DOT repainted crosswalks in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood in honor of…

15 Sep 2015

Solar-Powered Backpacks That Help Keep South African Children Safe

Children in low income communities in South Africa don’t have the luxury of complaining about the same things as American schoolchildren, many also don’t have the luxury of reliable sources of light. According to the Parliament of South Africa, 11.4 million students walk to school daily, and those living in rough neighborhoods have to walk…

14 Sep 2015

A New Comic Book Where The Real Superhero Is A Single Mom

Everyone loves a superhero, but the problem with most superhero stories is the lack of diversity. Writer Dennis Liu and illustrator Jason Piperberg decided to do something about that and create a new kind of comic book, one centered around a “young boy with superpowers” and his brave and powerful single mom. Called Raising Dion, the…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




10 Sep 2015

Recent Rash of Hate Crimes in San Francisco

Last Thursday, Sept. 3 at approximately 2:50 pm, I was on my way to Pearl Market on Divisadero to grab a beer. I had a hopefully-job-related phone call at 3:00 and I wanted to make sure I had a frosty beverage. That call had to be postponed. For you see, as I passed Little Zion…

08 Sep 2015

Don’t Be an Asshole: How to Not Be a Bastard in a Bookstore

With local bookstores, and common etiquette, on the decline, some people are forgetting how to behave when shopping for books. So, here’s a guide outlining things to not do. And, go support your local bookstore!  

07 Sep 2015

San Francisco’s Sexy New Story Telling Event: CONFESS

A brand new, story telling event called CONFESS is coming to San Francisco. It’s providing a ‘sacred space for the profane’ and a platform for people to safely share their deepest secrets, wishes, vulnerabilities and to be heard. Between the story tellers who are sharing with the crowd, and audience members participating in the form…

SHARE

Kinda Kind