Larissa Runkle

Dec 29, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Ironing Out The Kink: 'The Armory' Reboots As Live Event Venue

The former porn studio hopes to become one of the city's premier event venues. Read More

Oct 06, 2017
San Francisco

With 800+ Authors, 'Litquake' Turns 18 With 9-Day Festival

Now the west coast's largest literary fest, it began in 1999 with 22 writers in Golden Gate Park. Read More

Oct 04, 2017
San Francisco Castro Mission

'Dolores Park Café' Celebrates 20th Anniversary

What was once a "really old, decaying vegetarian restaurant" is now a city institution. Read More

Sep 26, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Precita Eyes Muralists' Celebrates 40 Years Of Community Art

Over four decades, the nonprofit has influenced the city's aesthetics and provided arts education. Read More

Sep 25, 2017
San Francisco Potrero Hill

City's 1st DMV Kiosk Arrives At Potrero Center Safeway

Drivers can renew registrations and get new vehicle tags on the spot. Read More

Sep 18, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Foxsister' Bringing Korean Fusion Food, 'Trash-Glam' Decor To The Mission

The new spot features Korean eats, rotating DJs, and slushy machines filled with soju. Read More

Sep 17, 2017
Sep 14, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Upper Haight

Paul Madonna's New Illustrated Novel Spans San Francisco, Southeast Asia

After visiting in 1999, he vowed to work on a project inspired by that part of the world. Read More

Sep 06, 2017
San Francisco Mission

In The Mission, Creatives Spin, Sort & Hang At 'The Laundry'

This art gallery, café and creative space may look like a laundromat, but it's actually filled with dinners, concerts and yoga. Read More

Sep 05, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Mission Cultural Center Celebrates 40 Years Of Art, Community

The center is holding an awards show with a catered dinner and live music to celebrate its work in the community. Read More

Aug 25, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Ahoy, Matey! Block Party Celebrates 15 Years At '826 Valencia'

The writing and tutoring center was founded by author David Eggers and educator Nínive Calegari. Read More

Aug 23, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Top Round Roast Beef' Brings Retro Eats To The Mission

The LA-based chain is taking over the former Discolandia Records space. Read More

Aug 17, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Trick Dog' Team To Open New Valencia St. Bar

The consulting group is mixing up something new for the space previously occupied by Urchin Bistrot. Read More

Aug 12, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Author Interviews Locals, Artists & Historians To Find 'The Heart Of The Mission'

Author and San Francisco native Cary Cordova discusses her new book about the intersection of Latino art and politics. Read More

Aug 07, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Coletta Gelato' Cruises Into The Mission

The new spot serves up eight flavors from a bicycle cart inside Harrington Galleries. Read More

Jul 15, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Sole to Soul: 'Benevolent Tide Club' Mission Pop-Up Today

Today's sale is a rare chance to see inside the Valencia St. workshop. Read More

Jun 29, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Early-Morning Mission Fire Displaces 3, No Injuries

Displaced residents are being assisted by the American Red Cross. Read More

Jun 26, 2017
San Francisco Mission

In The Mission, Creatives Spin, Sort & Hang At 'The Laundry'

Formerly a family-owned laundromat, it's now an art gallery, café and community space. Read More

Jun 23, 2017
San Francisco Castro Mission

Parisian Pastries & Coffee: 'Le Marais' Arrives In The Castro

The café chain's third location is already a popular stop for visitors on their way to Dolores Park. Read More

May 03, 2017
San Francisco Mission

From Military To Kink: The History Of The Armory, San Francisco’s Porn Castle

It's now headquarters for the world's largest BDSM porn producer, but the Armory wasn't always this risqué. Read More

Apr 12, 2017
San Francisco Mission

'Pleasure Is Your Birthright': Good Vibrations Celebrates 40 Years In The Mission

San Francisco's first sex-positive adult toy store celebrates 40 years of creating a safe community for pleasure. Read More

Mar 21, 2017
San Francisco Mission

Inside The David Ireland House, The Mission's Secret Art Museum

The house at 500 Capp St. may look like just another Mission Victorian, but it's actually a monument of conceptual art. Read More