Gone West: Chinese Lunar New Year

Gone West: Chinese Lunar New Year

Had the pleasure of attending San Francisco Lunar New Year parade and celebration. It was my first time celebrating this New Year at all, and also only the 2nd night parade I’ve ever attended. I was impressed by how large a turnout they had and also how much of...
Gone West: Clarion Alley Art Walk

Gone West: Clarion Alley Art Walk

Spent last Sunday walking around the Mission and stumbled upon Clarion Alley. This short alley between Mission and Valencia is a museum featuring murals and graffiti. The art ranges from memorials to fantasy worlds to religious icons. It was a beautiful day and this...
Gone West: Seeking in SF

Gone West: Seeking in SF

People here are trying to find themselves…or maybe just pieces of themselves. They come here with skills, desires and longings and San Francisco says, “Trust yourself. It’s here. You’ll figure it out”. What “it” is will vary,...