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Storied: San Francisco

Jul 9, 2020

In this podcast, Kevin picks up where he left off in Part 1, talking about various bars he worked in all around San Francisco. He and his wife loved Emmy's Spaghetti Shack in Bernal Heights, and got to know Josey (host) and Sarah (chef). A few years later, Josey and Sarah asked Kevin to open a restaurant with them, and...


Jul 7, 2020

Kevin Cline grew up in Florida, but he got out just about as soon as he could.

In this podcast, Kevin, who co-owns Front Porch restaurant in Bernal Heights, shares stories of journeys that led him to San Francisco. First was a trip from Boston to Los Angeles, then from LA to San Francisco on bicycle. Then, based on what...


Jul 2, 2020

In this podcast, Nico picks up where she left off in Part 1, with some office jobs she had when she first moved here before switching to screenprinting full-time. She met the folks who run Workshop SF, and starting screenprinting and teaching classes there. Through Workshop, she also started connecting with more...


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 29, 2020

To help elevate the voices and stories of Black San Franciscans, we are rerunning this episode.

Born in Phoenix in 1943 and raised in the all-black town of Rentiesville, Oklahoma, Arnold Townsend's family moved to Southern California when he was 6. He lived in Watts in LA on an integrated block. In this podcast, Arnold...