The Urban Legend

Going Behind The Counter With HSM Employees

Illustration Credit; Sydney Riemer

Sophia Gibson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Profiles: Frannie: Having grown up in San Francisco and attending Saint Ignatius High School, she is a proud San Francisco native who has decided to stay in her hometown and pursue a master’s degree in public health. When asked about her time at S.I., she said, “I was definitely the weird kid...

Gus Vardakastanis, beloved owner of Gus’s Market, dies at 57

Gus Vardakastanis, beloved owner of Gus's Market, dies at 57

Zoe Lusk and Tallula Ricciardi

September 28, 2017

    The Urban community was rattled early Friday morning when news broke that Gus Vardakastanis, the man behind Gus’s market, was killed in a hit and run Thursday night, September 21st. Vardakastanis started Gus’s Market, also known as Haight Street Market, with his wife Georgia in 1981, after...

New taco restaurant on Haight st. spices up lunch options

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

Watch out, Norma – there’s another Mexican food option in town. For the Urban student craving an escape from the Student Center, El Faro, and Zona Rosa, Street Taco, located at 1607 Haight St between Clayton and Belvedere, is the place for you! Street Taco is anything but a street taco that one ...

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