A Magic Speakeasy Tucked in San Francisco

July 16, 2019

When Andrew Evans moved to his San Francisco apartment in 2013 he didn’t see his backyard as your average dog run or late-night smoke spot. He saw it as an opportunity to produce an out of this world experience to escape the hustling city and settle in with the world of magic. Two years later, Evans’ backyard was converted to the Magic Patio – an elaborate 45-person theatre complete with a bar and a secret entrance that doubled as his bedroom. Evans believes that guests are enticed by the secrecy surrounding the event. From the invite-only guest list to the mysterious address in the Mission, The Magic Patio is bound to give you major speak-easy vibes.

San Francisco Street Artist Highlight: Satyr

June 18, 2019

Blake, known in the art community as ‘Satyr,’ is a street artist here in San Francisco, recognized for his vibrant and elaborate murals throughout the City including on several RentSFNow and Greentree Property Management buildings. Inspired by different aspects of nature, Blake discovered his love of graffiti when he was a kid aimlessly doodling. Although he was originally focused on the characters, he slowly started focusing more heavily on the backgrounds behind them. A mix of his childhood doodles as well as the skateboard culture he was exposed to growing up evolved him into the artist he is today. Three words to describe his art would be “organic yet symmetrical.”

Craigslist Scams to Avoid When Apartment Hunting in San Francisco

June 14, 2019

Despite the dated (or lack thereof) design, Craigslist is one of the top resources for available apartments in the San Francisco rental market. It makes sense – advertising costs nothing so you’ll find a wide range of apartment types on it – from single family homes to the larger new developments. Since it’s an open resource for sellers (including scammers) and the platform is maintained with a trim team of only 50 employees, it’s hard to monitor every listing published. However, we’ve done enough research to consider ourselves experts, so we’re going to share some helpful tips to prevent you from getting scammed.

6 Tips for Keeping Your Home Fire Safe

May 9, 2019

We believe being a good neighbor means doing the little things that can make a big difference. Fire represents a serious risk to families everywhere – a risk that has recently hit especially close to home, as devastating wildfires across California made headlines for wiping out homes and livelihoods.

San Francisco’s 7 Best Parks to Live Near

April 15, 2019

Many assume when moving to an urban city that they have to sacrifice green spaces and parks for city living. Fortunately, that’s far from the truth when living in San Francisco.

San Francisco is the first and only city where 100% of its residents are within ten minutes or less walking distance to a neighborhood park, according to The Trust For Public Land — a non-profit dedicated to creating public parks.


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