Royal Cuckoo Market lives!

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Mission Local has a long account of what went down here, but the main thing is: get your buns to Royal Cuckoo Market asap and drink a frickin Blood of Rollo to celebrate!

Royal Cuckoo Market’s big Planning Commission hearing is this Thursday


Here’s the deal, from an message to their mailing list earlier this week:

Dear friends and neighbors of The Royal cuckoo Market,

Will you join us on Thursday, Sept. 7th?

The Planning Commissioners on Thursday, September 7th, will decide if we can serve food or not.  The Hearing is public, and the outcome is based greatly on community support so we implore anyone interested and available to join us at City Hall to show that they would like this business to continue to operate as it has been by granting this permit.


September 7th Thursday

City Hall, Commission Chambers- Room 400

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

San Francisco (enter main civic center side of city hall not the Van Ness side and take elevator up to the 4th floor)

AGENDA: starts at 1:00 sharp but there are several items on the agenda.  The order of items will be posted on the SF planning department site before the hearing but the exact time of our item is not available.

Full text of the email after the jump:


Guac Off is this Saturday! Better get to work on your guac!!!


Here’s the deal:

As this weather has surely reminded you, Indian Summer is here, so that means that it’s time again for the Annual Indian Summer Guac-off!

We’d love for you to be able to join us this Saturday, September 9th, as we’ll once again be at Dr. Avocado’s house for our 6th annual celebration of the almighty avocado. This year promises to be even more fun, as we’ll have 10 different prize categories, a restaurant showcase with guacamoles from some of our favorite restaurants, chips provided by Tacolicious, and of course, an even bigger Guacamole Glory Trophy.

The rules this year are simple, your guacamole must use at least 8 avocados and arrive by 2pm. Other than that, let your creativity run wild!

As always, the event is completely free, although guests are obviously encouraged to bring guacamole! You can find all of the other details on our website:

Can’t wait!

Get Loud and Local!


LOUD & LOCAL is a weekly show on that highlights the best bands from the Bay Area…and it’s also a rad monthly event! On the first Thursday of the month LOUD & Local presents a night to benefit, featuring awesome live bands and guest DJs at Pops Bar. This Thursday Loud and Local features:

Graduating Life
Snooze- Indie / Synthpop / Electro-Indie / Alternative / Psychedelia / Spacerock

NRVS LVRS DJ set- Andrew and Bevin spinning all the rad jams

21+ / 9pm – close / FREE (donations for collected at the door)

Come out to Pops and support local music!

Check out this week’s full entertainment line up at Pops Bar:


Heatwave rap

Mission Chinese Food, the clothing line

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See the rest here.

Your Vote Counts


It’s Best of the Bay time! Don’t forget to vote for your Mission District favorites. We’ve been lucky to take home wins in categories such as Best Bloody Mary, Best Dive Bar and Best Trivia Night. Some of our favorite performers have taken home first prize like winning Best Radio Station. So take a minute out of your day and do it for your Pops and all your favorite SF people, places and things.

Vote Today:

This week’s entertainment line up at Pops Bar:


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Photo of the Mission in 2017

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[via Kayla]

Photo of the Mission in 2010


Now, as we all know, it looks more like this (minus Balançoire which seems to be gone now):

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[Old photo by Honey Jets; new photo by Google Maps]