RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Wk of 17 Feb ’14

Local photographer, Toby Harriman, captured some amazing aerial photos over San Francisco last month, and we’re pleased to share one on the blog this week, along with this link to a video of the acrophobia-inducing endeavor. Why, there are literally hundreds of our customers’ homes and businesses captured in this frame — and if your … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Wk of 17 Feb ’14

RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Closed thru 10/18

With the Blues in town this weekend, Hardly Strictly happening in the park, Syracuse’s last visit to Piscataway the following weekend, and a use-it-or-lose it ticket to New York on United burning a hole in my pocket, I’m closing up shop for a week in October and getting some much needed rest. The only reason … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Closed thru 10/18

RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 9 July ’12

9 July 2012 With summer upon us, blossoming full in every way except for this incredible spate of excellent weather that’s followed us past the solstice and into the midst of July’s double-digits, everyone seems to have a lot of things on their “to-do” list to keep us busy. Please don’t be too disappointed if … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 9 July ’12

RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 1 April ’12

1 April 2012 I was tempted to make an April Fool’s joke about my driving, but this is quite obviously a still from last month’s Alcatraz shoot on Russian and Nob Hills, reflecting an almost-universal desire among 94109/133 residents either to catch air on Taylor or Filbert at some point in their lives, or to … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 1 April ’12

RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 26 Mar. ’12

26 March 2012 I want to give a shout out to Dave Glass, the photographer behind this week’s Featured Image on the RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co’s website, which came to our attention via the Facebook group for the Russian Hill Neighbors’ Association. The entire week of the 26th has fully booked as of today — … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | Week of 26 Mar. ’12

RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | 21 March 2012

21 March 2012 This faucet changed my life. This is the IKEA Hjuvik, which at $239, retails for more than most sofas at the purveyor of Scandinavian domestic melancholy. I wrestled with this purchase for months because I live in a rented apartment on Russian Hill and the thought of dropping the price for a … Continue reading RUSSIAN HILL HANDYMAN Co. | 21 March 2012