Beer, food, and more at tomorrow’s special Giving Tuesday event
As if you needed another reason to attend our special Giving Tuesday fundraiser, which takes place TOMORROW (November 29th). Our event will take place at Standard Deviant Brewing, a brewery located in the Mission (specifically, 280 14th Street, between Mission and Minna). Standard Deviant Brewing is brand spankin' new, having only opened their doors earlier this year. Their taproom features a rotating collection of their own craft brews, and several places across the city have started carrying their beers as well. In addition to the beer menu, Standard Deviant Brewing boasts reasonable prices, an open and airy space, and pinball [...]
Reminder: Giving Tuesday is next week!
While your brains might be filled with various thoughts this week (turkey, Tofurky, finishing up work before getting to eat all the turkey/Tofurky, pie, more pie, napping, hanging out with family, how to avoid discussing recent politics with family, more pie, researching the best Cyber Monday deals . . . etc.), we'd like to remind you of one more thing: our extra-special Giving Tuesday event is next week! Seeing as the upcoming Black Friday/Cyber Monday both represent a level of peak consumerism, #givingtuesday exists to balance that all out - to encourage charity after many days of consumption, and to [...]
Join us on Giving Tuesday to support The Bay Bridged!
Even before recent national events, 2016 has been a challenging year in the San Francisco Bay Area. The high cost of living continues to challenge residents across the Bay Area, including so many in our local music community. Despite the challenges raised by our affordability crisis, however, the San Francisco Bay Area music scene is far from dying. As we've showcased every day on TheBayBridged.com and at events like the acclaimed Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival, the Bay Area scene contains countless talented musicians, many of whom have achieved or will grow to achieve well-deserved national acclaim. Through [...]
Demystifying the Pink Circle: The Origins and Evolution of The Bay Bridged
Before “The Bay Bridged” was encircled in a shrine of pink in the upper left corner of your computer screen, it was simply one of many names tossed around in the kitchen of Christian Cunningham and Ben Van Houten one night in January 2006. The two were making dinner, sausages specifically, as Christian recalls the evening, and were finally getting down to working out the logistical details of turning their idea for a podcast on Bay Area bands into a reality. Upon stumbling onto the name “The Bay Bridged,” they bought the domain name that same night, scrapping together the [...]