The Lower Haight is one funky place. Long considered home to both post-punk vibes and grungy bohemians, the neighborhood features a mix of all kinds of people with different creeds and tastes. We recently sat down with one Lower Haighter … Continue reading
Last week, Eater named Kate Bolton of Maven the Bay Area’s Bartender of the Year. A few days ago we caught up with Kate and discussed everything from her secrets to making balanced cocktails, to the “Lower Haight aroma,” to … Continue reading
In the second of a series (part one is here), Genevieve Brennan takes a glimpse into the Lower Haight’s hidden backyard oases. (Oasi? Oasises?)
About halfway down the 500 block of Haight Street is an unassuming storefront with a worked iron spiderweb splayed across the window. Curiosities and lush, green plants fill the window display. Horned animal skulls, gorgeous oil paintings, framed flash art, … Continue reading
Pastor Floyd Trammell of the First Friendship Institutional Baptist Church was kind enough to take some time in his busy schedule to speak with us recently.
Part of what makes the Lower Haight such an incredible neighborhood is the people that make up the community. Haighteration recently chatted with three artists in the Lower Haight: Ariel Fintushel – a local poet; Jesus Penaloza – a painter … Continue reading
Flickr/quinn.anya In the first installment of a new series, Will Carroll meets unsuspecting passersby on Fillmore Street and finds out what they think about the Lower Haight.
This is the first in a series of articles profiling some of the most unusual, noteworthy, and spectacular dwellings in the Lower Haight. ************* This is Aaron Latzke’s office. Located halfway down the hallway of his apartment near Page and … Continue reading
They say that some things get better with age. Like fine wine, and good cheese, and possibly Gordon Edgar. He’s lived on Hermann Street in the Lower Haight for 18 years, and worked as a cheesemonger at Rainbow Grocery for … Continue reading
You can’t officially call yourself a Lower Haighter until you know Zahra from Cafe International. The East African native has been running the cafe at 508 Haight Street since 1992, doling out wisdom, wisecracks, and plenty of coffee along the … Continue reading