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Blog Archives: November 2017

Five Black Jet Desserts To Be Thankful For

November 21, 2017
Jennifer Baxter
  Black Jet Baking Co. opened it’s door on March 29th this year in the old Pinkie’s Bakery location (833 Cortland Avenue). But you may not know the hidden gems that lurk inside. We have one word. PIES Gillian Shaw Lungren is not new to the neighborhood. She and Head Baker, Max Newman met while working at the old Liberty Cafe. That’s where they honed their skills for the flaky and tasty pie crust that’s a specialty this holiday season. It’ll take you right back to your childhood. At The Liberty, they worked their magic with ...

November San Francisco Market Report

November 16, 2017
The Swiss bank UBS published its Global Real Estate Bubble Index recently, stating that San Francisco is the most overvalued real estate market in the US. Their analysis focused on the rise of home prices in San Francisco compared to the rise in median incomes. Their report stated that home prices have risen 65% since 2012 while the average income has risen only 10%. While they are, essentially, correct about the rise in the housing prices (taking both single family and condoprices into account), they are off on the income rise. Per the US ...

Shannon Kaye: Bringing Color Back into your Life at Home

November 14, 2017
Jennifer Baxter
Shannon Kaye can walk into your living room and instantly understand your lifestyle. Then, she can create any feeling you want to live, through color. She is the founder of Plein Heir, a home color and style coaching business. We talked in her Bernal Heights home about the twists and turns of her business and her favorite passion project to date; creating a home with her partner Ray Beldner. How did you get into color and style coaching for homes? Shannon: About seventeen years ago I worked for an artist who called herself a decorative ...