Since the San Francisco Chronicle moved into its iconic building in 1924, Fifth and Mission has been a place where the stories of the city come to life. 5M will tell today’s urban story, bringing together a dynamic mix of the arts, culture and tech with the local communities that have been anchored here for decades.
Once upon a time, newspapers were still printed on paper, people still had three-martini lunches (skip the lunch), and the M&M Tavern at 5th and Howard was a home away from home. Reporters, factory workers, bookies, cops, and an immortal army of cockroaches could be found at this Irish dive bar. In 1934, less … Continued
At a time in San Francisco when even modest up-and-coming restaurants involve multi-million dollar renovations, the food truck has become the incubator of food innovation. It also thrives in a city where customers shun giant chains but still demand food that is fresh, cheap and fast, None more so than Señor Sisig, a Filipino and … Continued
Sal Villalobos grew up in heart of SoMa with a single mom and knows what it’s like to be left to your own devices as an inner-city youth. “By age 15 I had my first possession charge,” he said. “I was in and out of juvenile court until, at age 19, I finally decided to … Continued