Thinking of moving to our fair city? Blogger and entrepreneur Jason Evanish has a few words of wisdom for you in his piece, “25 Things I Wish I Knew before Moving to San Francisco.” Evanish, who moved here nine months ago from Boston, writes: “Despite having experience living in a major U.S. city, I found quite a few surprises coming here. Some have been great, while others not so much.”
A few highlights from the article:
1) It gets cold at 4 p.m. Evanish entreats newcomers to dress prepared in layers: “A light jacket is your best friend in San Francisco.”
2) Rent is insane. Evanish, who calls finding an apartment “a full-contact sport”, notes that a studio can run you more than $2,000 a month in many parts of the city.
3) Neighborhoods define you. Evanish writes: “Like any stereotype, it’s not always true, but you will find that yes, there are a lot of hipsters in the Mission, bros in the Marina and families in Noe Valley.”
What would you like to know before moving here?
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