Month: July 2018

The Growing Up Guide: On Being Broken Up in San Francisco

It is hard to recognize one’s own growth, especially in the undesirable circumstances during which it so often takes place. How much do I actually know about growing up? Very little. I am not so old, and have yet to approach the idea of health insurance. However, the particular growth I am concerned with here […]

It’s A Musical Type Of Weekend And We Will See You There

Ready yourselves for a whimsical weekend full of all the best things life has to offer—kites, free ballet in the great outdoors, and obviously, Star Wars. Fingers crossed that Karl the Fog is on vacation this time around. Photo courtesy of the City of Berkeley Let’s go fly a kite When: Saturday and Sunday, July […]

Money Where Your Mouth Is: Wrecking Ball Coffee Takes A Stand For Immigrants

With upwards of 161,000 people registered to attend this year’s Dreamforce conference, the numbers speak for themselves. To have a seat at the table―or say, a coffee booth―of this Salesforce event is no small matter. Local Union St. coffee shop, Wrecking Ball, was offered this very deal only to reject the generous contract in the […]

The Showroom Is Coming To American Craft Council This August And We’re Bringing Our Friends

You’ve heard it here folks, we’re bringing our Showroom to American Craft Council San Francisco next weekend. And with the help of our friends, we’re excited to show you some of the coolest talent in the Bay Area. We’ll be at the Fort Mason center towards the front of the hall selling issue 6, the […]

How Do You Really Support Small Business When You’re Not Wholeheartedly Supporting Them?

Our upsettingly frank title does come with some merit, let us explain. If you’ve lived in San Francisco long enough, you know that small businesses have to truly hustle in order to stay afloat in a city that, more often than not, stands against them. It’s the reality of living in one of the world’s […]

A Not So Basic “Basik Candle” Sale Is Also Happening This Weekend

San Francisco based Basik Candle Co is pleased to present their first annual “Less than Perfect” sale this Saturday, July 21 at Avenues Dry Goods. As a result of a warehouse full of candles with small defects (slightly misplaced labels, scuffed glass, particularly minor details) they’ll be selling these hand fragranced, hand crafted and hand poured […]

Brews, Boats, And Florals For A Weekend Out

This weekend is all about boats, brews, and sweet tunes. Good thing they go well with breezy summer weather! I got a nautical themed pashmina afghan When: Saturday, June 21st, 1 P.M. – 3 P.M. Where: Lake Merritt Boating Center Why: The only thing better than boats are free boats. Even better: free parking on […]

MAAD: All That You See—Issue 6 Debuts on Bob Cut

And we want to thank you! The readers who continually support us and small, local publications alike! For Issue 6, we focused on making sure the stories that made the Bay Area a better place to live were told wholeheartedly. So without further ado, a note from our editor and founder about issue 6. Anthony […]

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