Month: June 2021

Polk Gulch: San Francisco’s First Gay Neighborhood

While you’ve probably already celebrated LGTBQIA+ pride and allyship in The Castro, the city’s famously gay neighborhood, did you know that Polk Gulch was where you’d be celebrating gay pride from the 1950s to the early 1980s? Yes, Polk Street was the epicenter for LGTBQIA+-owned clothing stores, bars, nightclubs, parties, and more. As Pride comes […]

Utilitarian Workwear Has Always Lived in San Francisco, Now It’s Everyday Fashion

The concept of utilitarian workwear is grounded in the blue collar, roughhewn aesthetic of a more proletariat class. The working man, the rugged people who supported a society from factories and fields and everywhere in between. Surrounded by the holy tech ground of today’s San Francisco, there’s a need to remember the heart of the […]

Moms & Mendocino: A Stay at Glendeven Inn & Lodge

To live in the Bay Area is to know that driving thirty minutes in legitimately any direction will plop you in some ludicrously beautiful location, likely involving a massive body of water, rolling hills, and some strategically placed cliffside flora. This summer, I had the opportunity to spend a weekend completely removed from city reality […]

Glamping Is an Emotional Reset We All Need To Experience

Camping, glamping, getting away from my computer, my stress, my pure anxiety ridden corpse—didn’t seem like something I needed but oh boy, won’t this essay be a testament to getting away. When the beginning of the pandemic happened (and even before), working from home felt like a novelty—like going to Grandma’s house where you know […]

Who Let The Dogs Out? 7 Dog Parks in San Francisco Worth A Tail Wag

If this year hasn’t been the year of connecting with your furry companion, then you know the struggle of finding a familiar dog park that suits all your and their needs. The cities dog parks are sprawling yet few—so many regular parks double as dog parks if you really need them to be. Though this […]

Let’s Eat San Diego: A San Franciscans Guide To The Food Meca + Things To Do

If you’re feeling cooped in spite California’s orders to stay in, we hear you loud and clear. Though we also know that most of you are gearing up your travel lists of things to do, eat, see, and experience once it’s safe to. Whether it’s traveling through the state or a next door city, we […]

Father’s Day in the Bay: What to Do, Where to Eat, What to Buy

With Father’s Day less than two weeks away, we know you’re hunting for the best gift for your dad and the best day to go with it. We’ve got you covered. Every year, Father’s Day provides you the perfect opportunity to thank the dad in your life for everything he’s done for you. While we […]

Gay Code: How Overt Labels Still Hinder Any Progress in LGBTQ Spaces

Half of our amazing staff is LGBTQ and we love it, what we don’t love is the code words inner circle LGBTQ use to define their space. Much like our past posts on femininity and bi-curiousness, let’s have a chat about the enigma of “fabulous” shepards words.  What do I love about being a Queer […]

Happy National Donut Day: Six Bay Area Donut Spots To Satiate Your Sweet Tooth

In a city booming with fried decadence, there’s still something so special about doughnuts (donuts)? So what better way than to eat all the fried moments on this gorgeous “holiday.” Plus, on a Friday. It’s time to get wild. Which one was your favorite to eat? Photo via Yelp Dynamo Donut Boasting two locations in […]

Top 10 Newcomer and OG Restaurants From May

During the pandemic, our beloved dining and drink communities continue to struggle to survive, so my dining column includes takeout/delivery as well as indoor and outdoor dining standouts. I have vetted, visited, and/or ordered directly from each place, recommending standouts from each:  Newcomers View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Tailor's Son […]

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