Storied: San Francisco is an ongoing documentary about people and life in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Featuring audio and photography of some of the folks who make the city so special, the podcast delves into San Francisco’s history, what’s going on here now, and guesses as to where we’re headed. We invite you to get to know your neighbors, and, with us, try to put into words what makes this place unique.
111 Minna's Michelle Delaney and Alex Kivelstadt (Part 1)
Ready your SF bingo card: Michelle Delaney is a punk rock mom who runs an art gallery in The City.
In this podcast, we get to know Michelle and 111 Minna co-owner Alex Kivelstadt. The two talk about their lives leading up to the moment they purchased the art bar/cafe from its previous owner.
Check back Thursday for Part 2, when we'll hear the story of Michelle and Alex taking over 111 Minna, and what they've been doing with the place since shelter-in-place took effect in March this year.
The Stud and 48 Hills' Marke Bieschke
You got to know Marke Bieschke earlier this season (Part 1/Part 2). In this special episode, we catch up with him to hear what's gone on with 48 Hills and The Stud since the pandemic began. We also discuss Marke's book, Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States, which was published over the summer. Find the book at your local indy bookstore.
If you want to support local, independent journalism, 48 Hills is among the best we have in The City.
Pop's Bar's Tom, Spike, and Charlie
Pop's Bar owners Spike (who also owns Madrone Art Bar) and Tom detail the history of the place. Bartender Charlie shares his own story. Then Spike and Tom shift to discussing how they've managed the bar during quarantine. They end the episode discussing what they feel are inequities and other wrongs in how governments are responding when it comes to small businesses.
Please visit our website for more info on how you can support Pop's during the pandemic.
Balboa Theater's Adam Bergeron
Catch up with Adam Bergeron, whom you met earlier this year (Part 1/Part 2). Adam fills us in on how the Balboa Theater has responded to the pandemic and shelter-in-place orders.
The Balboa Theater is open for "social distance popcorn pop-ups" every Friday and Saturday from 4–8 p.m. and Sundays from 2–6 p.m. Please visit their website for other ways to support them during the pandemic.
Bernal Beast's Steph Miller, Part 2
Steph Miller got her first dog in New Orleans.
In this podcast, Steph picks up where she left off in Part 1. She returned home from New Orleans with her dog, Ruby, who joined two other dogs at Steph's parents' house. You could say that the pack ... got into some trouble. But luck related to Steph's adopting Ruby eventually led her to a career training and working with dogs.
She got a job at Mission Pet Hospital, and a vet there turned her on to a dog-training program at the SPCA. The rest is history
Bernal Beast's Steph Miller, Part 1
In this podcast, Steph talks about her childhood, and she and Jeff start to realize how much they have in common. She goes on to describe her life in Atherton in the 1980s, before tech really took over the Peninsula culture. She was a latchkey kid who played a lot of baseball.
She shares stories of her family dogs and going to Giants games at Candlestick Park. Then Steph ends this episode with a recount of her college days in New Orleans and eventual return to the Bay Area.
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Loved the Podcast with Ed. He really gives an intimate look at such a sensitive and heartbreaking time in our nation. Thank you for having him on your show.
Interesting, real, engaging stories
Love these stories. I feel like I am listening to someone tell a nice yarn at my local bar. Great stuff.
Inaugural episode was an interesting listen!
And I'm looking forward to others!