Archive for the ‘Potrero Hill’ Category

Potrero Hill’s Axis Café calls itself “the neighborhood living room,” which is immediately evident when you walk in and see the roaring fireplace — even in the middle of the afternoon. But unlike, say, our living room, the décor here is industrial chic: huge windows, vaulted ceilings, and concrete walls. Comfy couches and armchairs take […]


This Easter was the 9th Annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race, which took place on Vermont Street. Thousands of spectators came to race or to cheer on the brave souls that took on the official “Crookedest Street in San Francisco.” As is the case with almost all big public events in this city, wild […]


Every Easter Sunday, adults gather to act like kids again as they race down a dangerous, windy road in Big Wheels in front of a cheering crowd of hundreds at the 9th Annual BYOBW. Usually held on the famed Lombard St., this year it will be held on Vermont St. in Portrero Hill. Contrary to […]