When the Lights Come Up in the City

Here/Say’s Meaghan Mitchell, in partnership with writer and activist Broke-Ass Stuart, take viewers on an intimate journey through three neighborhoods, each area telling a distinct story about how its community handled the shutdowns and stoppages that rocked the city during the pandemic.

Episode 1: Bayview Strong

As the pandemic took hold around San Francisco, forcing residents to scramble to adjust to living in lockdown, the Bayview did what it does best: it quickly pivoted and found ways to keep the lights on using whatever resources were at hand.

Episode 2: North Beach Hustle

While much of San Francisco ground to a halt during lockdown, the people and places of North Beach never fully stopped churning.

Episode 3: Innovative Sunset

Perched out at the end of the continent where the fog never quite seems to dissipate, the Outer Sunset is a part of the city that many San Franciscans go years without visiting. But overlooked places are often where the most creative and delightful things grow.