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Elaine Gavin

Elaine Gavin is a local writer and comedian. She studied theater at SFSU and writes, performs and teaches for Killing My Lobster in San Francisco. She lives in the Mission, loves art, food and taking walks around the city. Elaine is a former pastry chef and loves working with children.

Jan 16, 2018
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime: Assault With Car, Near-Fatal Sidewalk Beating, 3 Stabbings, More

In one incident, a man who suffered life-threatening stab wounds got himself to a hospital. Read More

Dec 27, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime: Crowbar Assault, Woman Shoved Into Traffic, Armed Robberies, More

A woman who was pushed into the street was nearly hit by a car, but her assailant was arrested. Read More

Dec 14, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

After Raising $100K, 'Brickhouse Café' Owners Buy Building, Plan Renovations

With help from family, friends and investors, the restaurateurs are expanding. Read More

Dec 11, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

After 28 Years, SoMa's 'Brainwash Café' Spins Down

The café, laundromat and comedy venue closed without warning this morning. Read More

Dec 05, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime Recap: Bus Assault, Mandolin Beating, Armed Robbery, More

During one incident, a suspect took a victim's mandolin and then assaulted him with the instrument. Read More

Dec 04, 2017
Nov 22, 2017
San Francisco Mid-Market SoMa

Café Veteran Opens 'Pentacle Coffee' In SoMa

Opening his own café "has been a dream of mine for a while," said Bobby Valentino Sanchez. Read More

Nov 06, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

'International Smoke' Opens Next Week In SoMa

Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina's global grilling project debuts on November 13th with ticketed seating. Read More

Oct 27, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

'Osha Thai' Celebrates 21 Years With Anniversary Banquet

At Sunday's celebration, guests will receive one course for each year the restaurant has operated. Read More

Oct 24, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime: Wheelchair Mugging, Armed Robbery Over Phone, More

A man who received a head injury during an argument on October 21 is still in critical condition. Read More

Oct 20, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

Citing Rent Hike, SoMa's 'City Beer' Rolling Its Kegs To New Location

"Staying in the neighborhood is just another way to solidify our commitment to the city," said a co-owner. Read More

Oct 17, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

18-Story Hotel Proposed For SoMa's Former 'Restaurant LuLu'

The Planning Department has until December 29th to issue preliminary feedback. Read More

Oct 13, 2017
Oct 11, 2017
San Francisco Financial District Lower Haight

'Blue Bear School Of Music' Opens In FiDi

Students receive 1-on-1 guitar lessons in a soundproofed 35th floor office. Read More

Oct 02, 2017
San Francisco Financial District Treasure Island

Shipping Crate-Inspired Eatery 'Mersea' To Debut On Treasure Island

The new spot will serve up modern comfort food, including wagyu cheeseburgers and pork rolls with kimchi. Read More

Sep 26, 2017
San Francisco Financial District

'Jeffrey's Toys' To Reopen In The Financial District

The store operated on Market Street for 45 years until a rent hike forced it to move in 2015. Read More

Sep 19, 2017
San Francisco Financial District

Evoking A Storied History, 'Iron Horse Cocktails' Opens In FiDi

The bar's location was once part of a restaurant frequented by Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra. Read More

Sep 13, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime Recap: Multiple Stabbings, Carjacking, Assaults, More

Sixth Street saw three separate stabbing assaults in a single week. Read More

Aug 22, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

'Buca Di Beppo' Shutters After 20 Years In SoMa

A change-of-use application now seeks to transform the building into office space. Read More

Aug 17, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

Public Meeting Tomorrow On Folsom-Howard Streetscaping

The meeting is a chance for the public to comment on specific aspects of the $26 million improvement program. Read More

Aug 16, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

SoMa Crime Recap: Hit & Run, Assault With Bat, Multiple Fires, More

In one case, a man near 6th & Natoma streets was attacked with a baseball bat for no known reason. Read More

Aug 02, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

Goodwill Flagship At Van Ness & Mission To Close August 12th

The nonprofit opened a new store and headquarters in North Beach in January. Read More

Aug 01, 2017