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A Very Expensive Haystack

Bryan Steven Johnson Bradford, one of the nearly two dozen artists residing at a former nunnery now known as the Convent Arts Collective, relaxes on the roof of the collective while discussing the perks of living at the Convent. The Convent is a two-story arts collective in San Francisco that is home to a variety of artists who explore their creativity through a multitude of mediums including drag queen clothing design which is Johnson Bradford's particular art form. (Niko LaBarbera/Xpress)
February 25, 2019

In the Convent in San Francisco, morning prayers begin well after noon. The two dozen nuns live on two floors, in rooms that flank a main hallway. The confessional is on the ground floor, tucked into the...

Big Macs and LSD on Haight Street

Big Macs and LSD on Haight Street
May 15, 2015

The city is threatening a lawsuit against McDonalds over consistent drug deals at its Haight Street location. Prefer a side of LSD with your big mac? Get it while it lasts. The San Francisco city...

Why I Hate Haight Street

November 22, 2014

Last Friday, after ripping a hole in the last pair of pants I owned that was not already riddled with them, I decided to go to American Apparel to buy new ones. There are only three American Apparels in...

Haight for the Holidays

Haight for the Holidays
December 22, 2012

Words & Photos: Babak Haghighi Money. Power. Free beer. These are the things that drive the human life force, the latter of which was in no short supply at the Lower Haight Holiday Art Walk. “Happy...

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