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Storied: San Francisco

Jun 30, 2020

Coldwater, OH, has seven stoplights, by Nico Schwieterman's last count.

In this podcast, Nico, who opened and owns Fleet Wood in the Tenderloin, shares stories of growing up in the small town of Coldwater. Her dad ran a shop where, as a kid, she helped him print shirts. She was your fairly typical teenager, and ended up...


Jun 26, 2020

To help elevate the voices and stories of Black San Franciscans, we’ll be rerunning those episodes over the next few weeks. We’ll be back with new stories from your neighbors down the road a bit.

San Francisco artist and poet Mason J. is a survivor. They were born in the city in the late 1980s into two epidemics...


Jun 25, 2020

To help elevate the voices and stories of Black San Franciscans, we’ll be rerunning those episodes for the rest of this week.

In this podcast, Stephen shares the serendipitous story of getting a job at Nopa. He talks about how his work there lead to his involvement with Alice Cravens's program Heat of the...


Jun 24, 2020

​Bernadine Sewell (aka, Pinky Winchester) opened her restaurant, Pinky and Red's, last summer in the UC Berkeley Student Union building. It was the culmination of a long journey—she and her daughter (Red) took courses with La Cocina, the San Francisco non-profit that cultivates "low-income food entrepreneurs as they...


Jun 24, 2020

To help elevate the voices and stories of Black San Franciscans, we’ll be rerunning those episodes the rest of this week.

Bernadine Sewell has an alter ego: Pinky Winchester. When you meet this incredibly colorful woman, you know why.

She and her daughter went through the La Cocina program and opened...