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Pedestrians vs. Cars: The Hearst Corporation has filed an...

The Hearst Corporation has filed an appeal to dismantle the new Annie Alley plaza, a thoroughfare for gatherings and events that recently closed to car traffic. Although the Hearst Corporation was involved in planning the temporary plaza, which opened in...

Curbed Maps: Mapping 13 Places to Live in SF's 'Hood of the Year: Excelsior

San Francisco's newly crowned Curbed Cup champion is the Excelsior, an unassuming neighborhood on the south side of town with many, many passionate fans. And although residents love the Excelsior for its diversity and new housing is coming, it's...

AM Linkage: Close Calls with Drones; Photos of a Deserted Golden Gate

Incredible moment on Golden Gate Bridge. #GGB - no traffic with barrier! pic.twitter.com/zGGiUoXfk0— Caltrans District 4 (@CaltransD4) January 11, 2015 · Monday vigil set for Hayes Valley homicide victims · California leads nation in drone close calls · Black lives...

The Numbers: San Francisco Is 2014's Top-Performing City But Has Income Inequality of Madagascar

Map: Zara Matheson via CityLab UPDATE (1/10/14): This post erroneously stated that San Francisco's income inequality is on par with Swaziland's. The correct comparison is Madagascar. The post has been updated accordingly. We regret the error. The San Francisco metro...

Eater Tastings: Eater 38 and Heatmap Updates; Foie Gras Relegalized; Anticipated Winter Restaurants; More!

SAN FRANCISCO—The Eater 38 has been freshly updated! Here are our picks for the 38 essential San Francisco restaurants. CALIFORNIA—We broke the news that foie gras has been relegalized in California, as of Wednesday. A whole bunch of stuff...

The Numbers: San Francisco Is 2014's Top-Performing City But Has Income Inequality of Swaziland

Map: Zara Matheson via CityLab The San Francisco metro area tops the list of 2014's best performing cities, according to a new report from the Milken Institute. The region that includes San Francisco, San Mateo, and Redwood City ranked third...

It's a Dog: The upper section of Noe Valley's...

The upper section of Noe Valley's Douglass Park is closed due to flooding just a few months after installing a new drainage system. After the December storms, the park - which is primarily a dog park - was covered in...

Flipping Out: Flippers Turn Boring Bernal Box Into Sleek Designer Home

San Francisco's first flip of the year just hit the market, and it's in the flipper hotbed of Bernal Heights. When the boxy little home last sold for $740K just over a year ago, it had four small bedrooms carved...

Open House Report: Weekend Open House Report: Bernal Heights Edition

Location: 39 Samoset St. at Peralta Ave. Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,771-square-foot single-family home Price: $1.595M Pitch: "This unique Bernal Heights home has been beautifully transformed, highlighted by the use of creative architecture, incredible contemporary finishes, and mid-century modern flair. Offering...

Word Crimes: The New York Times has picked...

The New York Times has picked up on a regrettable coinage for Mid-Market that must be stopped: the Twitterloin. The Chronicle traces the rise of the not-super-popular portmanteau, noting its early use in a 2009 tweet from the Gray Area...

Crazy Eights: Rent a Landmark Russian Hill Octagon House for $10,000/Month

Russian Hill's historic Feusier Octagon House has popped up as a Craigslist rental asking $10,000 per month with a one-year lease. The home is one of only two octagon houses that still stand in San Francisco. It was built way...

Graffito Justice: Eight muralists have filed a federal...

Eight muralists have filed a federal complaint against Zephyr Real Estate, alleging that the company used unauthorized reproductions of their artwork in a 2013 calendar promoting properties for sale. The images were lifted from the website SF Mural Arts without...

Public Art Dustup: Eight muralists have filed a federal...

Eight muralists have filed a federal complaint in San Francisco against Zephyr Real Estate, alleging that the real estate firm used unauthorized reproductions of their artwork in a 2013 calendar promoting properties for sale. The images were lifted from the...

Rumormongering: Did Los Altos Hills' $27M Stonebrook Court Estate Finally Sell?

The grand Morgan Estate—otherwise known as Stonebrook Court—in Los Altos Hills has been searching for a buyer off and on for six years. Venture capitalist owner Kelly Porter initially listed the place for $45 million back in 2008 bu...

Metropolis 2.0: Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut was recently...

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut was recently commissioned by Paris City Hall to research the potential for green high-rise architecture in the French capital. He came up with eight otherworldly-looking proposals for towers of the future, including ones that produce food,...

AM Linkage: Why We Lost the Olympics; Skull Found at Homeless Camp

"Get to the point," via Jason Rodman · 3 reasons why SF lost the 2024 Olympics bid · Protesters who shut down BART may get community service instead of $70K damage bill · SF sees jump in revenue from developer...

Comment of the Day: California Civil Code § 1941.1 requires...

California Civil Code § 1941.1 requires a locking mailbox, last time I checked. I also wonder if the unit has adequate emergency escape egress. —Christine, via Facebook

On the Racked: Fitness Gear for the New Year; San Francisco's Must-Try Facials; Rebecca Minkoff on Fillmore; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Photo: Mark Kurado SAN FRANCISCO—We surveyed the city's hottest trainers for fitness gear recs. These are the...

Five-Ring Circus: Boston Will Pursue Olympic Bid; Everyone Collectively Exhales

Boston is the US Olympic Committee's official pick as the city that will pursue the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games on the US's behalf. It's Boston. The USOC picked Boston for the American bid for the 2024...

Curbed Comparisons : What $2,400/Month Rents You in San Francisco

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,400.Click here to view the full...

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