The Broadview

Mission offers rich culture, community

Mission Dolores Park is best known for picnics and and tanning on sunny days. Mission Dolores Park is located between Church and Dolores streets.

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

November 2, 2017

The Mission district is one of the Bay Area’s most thriving neighborhoods, filled with music, murals, food and an abundance of retail opportunities. The Mission stays true to its Hispanic history with a plethora of taquerias lining the district’s blocks. For old-school Mission-style Mexican food, head to award-w...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

January 5, 2017

Adults who frequently confront me with anxiety-inducing questions about college often push me to the edge where I often find myself fighting tears. I have never enjoyed leaving San Francisco for extended periods of time — not even for a month, let alone four years. But as I find myself further into the colleg...

Urbanization overwhelms district

A house in Duboce Triangle hung signs in their windows saying

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016

The Mission district’s 24th Street, dotted with “For Sale” signs and traced by Google bus routes, is just one street in the area facing gentrification and changes in culture for the heavily Hispanic neighborhood. San Francisco’s tech boom is changing the demographics in the Mission, one of the City...

The Melt offers more than Mom’s grilled cheese

The Italian Job, fontina and provolone cheeses on garlic bread, comes with a side of chips and a cup of Italian sausage and pepper soup in eco-friendly packaging. After ordering, customers are given the choice to round-up their total order and donate change to The Melt's charity partner, FeelGood Inc., which aims to end world hunger by empowering the youth, according to The Melt.

February 7, 2012

Alice Jones Reporter Your mother’s Wonder Bread and Velveeta grilled cheese sandwich will never taste the same once you’ve been to The Melt. The newly-opened, three-store chain limiting its menu to gourmet grilled cheeses and a set list of soups paired in five combinations makes picking what to ...

Graffiti’s popularity grows as art form

Vibrant graffiti art covers walls in Clarion Alley in the Mission District. Artists create pieces that reflect the cultural diversity of the neighborhood.

October 30, 2009

Isabelle Pinard Reporter Empty metal cans lie on the damp gravel sidewalk with the lingering smell of spray paint in the air, and a trail of large blocked lettering and mural illustrations dance along the sides of grimy buildings. Many areas in San Francisco, like the Mission, are getting makeovers by commi...

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