a middle-class farce about truths left unsaid

words by sidonie bird de la coeur A satire on marriage, middle-class success and the notion of life-long friendship, ‘Come Rain or Come Shine’ is a bittersweet farce. A story about restrained middle-class politeness that shifts seamlessly between scenes of pathos and slapstick, Come Rain or Come Shine is a boutique musical about the passage … Read more

The Transformation Of San Francisco’s Italian Favorite, BarZotto

Fresh pasta and pizza at BarZotto. Kelly Huibregtse, A Side of Sweet Located in San Francisco’s Mission District is BarZotto, a charming Italian restaurant and wine bar specializing in Cal-Italian-style pizza and pasta. BarZotto opened its doors in 2016 by owner Marko Sotto originally as a fast casual pasta spot. Fast forward to the end … Read more

I’m a 64-year-old vaxxed doctor. Here’s how I calculate my covid risk at parties.

Placeholder while article actions load In the past few weeks, the tide of government coronavirus mandates has clearly turned. Pretty soon, nobody will be forced to wear a mask in most indoor spaces. But that only shifts the decision onto the individual, so the question remains: Should you wear one? If you’re wondering how to … Read more

Buying A House In San Diego, CA

If you’ve been thinking about buying a house in San Diego, kudos on your choice of location: The city landed on Bankrate’s list of best places to live in California in 2022. However, planting roots here isn’t easy. As prospective homeowners compete for the limited number of available properties here, consider this your guide to … Read more

Northeast’s Career Closet provides more than just clothing options | News

Students at Northeast Community College who feel they may need to step up their game for a job interview or a special event have a new resource to turn to on the Norfolk campus. The Career Closet opened this spring in the college’s Union 73 to offer both business and business casual attire at no … Read more

Killing Kittens: UK government takes stake in sex party company

A government loan provided to Killing Kittens to help it through the pandemic has converted into an equity stake in the company, the British Business Bank confirmed on Tuesday. Killing Kittens, which organizes women-led adult parties in cities including London and New York, secured the investment in 2020 from the UK government’s Future Fund, which … Read more

Ensuring and Insuring an Equality Mindset

With nearly 25 years in the insurance business as an underwriter, team manager and producer, Arthur Hopkins said people call him “the insurance encyclopedia.”Now vice president at Click2Bind Insurance Servicesthe San Diego-based company that connects people to various insurance needs, Hopkins said he is also called the local “insurance nerd.” And that’s OK with him, … Read more

One small barbecue chain is doing the unthinkable: Lowering prices

Photo courtesy Mighty Quinn’s Thirteen-unit barbecue chain Mighty Quinn’s is doing something a few restaurants are right now: It’s lowering prices. The New York City-based fast casual, like virtually every restaurant company, raised its prices last year as it watched its costs skyrocket. “We saw tremendous price inflation in the protein markets through the first … Read more