Neighborhood Comings and Goings: Nooworks Out, El Rancho Grande In

by Andrew Dalton on May 30, 2010

First up, Nooworks – that adorable little shop of screenprinted tees and totes and such attached at the hip to Workshop announced in a blog post that they’re packing up and heading down to the Mission. While it’s always sad to see someone leave the neighborhood for the delusional glamor of Valencia Street, we have [...]


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Bay to Breakdown: B2B by the Numbers

by Andrew Dalton on May 28, 2010

After hearing the announcement on Wednesday that ING would be dropping their Bay to Breakers sponsorship, the fine Citizens for the Preservation of Bay2Breakers (Why do we always put a 2 in there? That’s stupid.) put together this data-filled press release/blog post detailing why Bay to Breakers (Or “B2B”, barf you please) will still be [...]


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Gavin’s Hair Meets President Obama

by Andrew Dalton on May 26, 2010

Just needed an excuse to use that “Gavin’s Hair” tag again. Move along…
(Photo via: kkjordan’s twitpic, with respect to BrittneyG at EyeonBlogs)


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Well, I Hope You’re Happy, Neighbors (Also, Frat Boys)

by Andrew Dalton on May 26, 2010

This morning, the Chronicle, SFAppeal, SFist and your friend who doesn’t even live in San Francisco all reported that ING has pulled out of their Bay to Breakers sponsorship. The reasons for halting the bankroll? Well, it’s all unofficial rumors, but apparently, “ING is fed up with all the bad publicity that the race has [...]


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A Slim Look at 7×7’s Anemic Best of 2010

by Andrew Dalton on May 25, 2010

It’s officially award season! That magical time of the year when everyone briefly cares about printed versions of the websites they sometimes go to. Last week we had SF Weekly’s Best of 2010, which we discussed, and now this week 7×7 Magazine has birthed their own little bundle of joy. Because you’re a busy person [...]


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Another Cyclist-Motorist Collision in the Neighborhood at Fulton and Arguello

by Andrew Dalton on May 24, 2010

Mike over at IBikeNoPa reports that another cyclist has been struck by a motorist in the neighborhood. This time it’s not at the Masonic and Fell intersection that’s been causing so many problems (mostly for drivers) lately. Instead the accident, reported by local Matthew Brill, occurred around 2:45pm on Sunday at Fulton st. and Arguello [...]


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A Myopic View of SFWeekly’s 2010 Best of San Francisco

by Andrew Dalton on May 23, 2010

Oh hey great, SFWeekly published their yearly Best of San Francisco lists last Wednesday, but I guess we were too busy getting excited that one Katherine Dunbar was probably going to end up scrubbing half the neighborhood with a toothbrush to notice. Anyhow, it’s Sunday now, which means white people all over the country are [...]


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Haight Street’s Smelliest Grocer Expanding

by Andrew Dalton on May 21, 2010

From EaterSF comes word that the Haight Street Market, that more-than-a-bodega-but-not-quite-a-grocery store establishment in the heart of Upper Sit/Lie Territory is expanding into Massawa next door. If that place wasn’t crunchy before, we can’t wait to see what becomes of it with double the square footage. Perhaps people will Sit/Lie amongst the vegetables? Park their [...]


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On the Corner’s Replacement Sneaks in a Soft Open, Still Needs a Name

by Andrew Dalton on May 21, 2010

Our man on the street Ben sent word this morning that the new coffee-and-sandwiches replacement for On the Corner opened it’s doors without much notice. The ABC license in the window is calling it Panini, and while the very excited woman I spoke to insisted they would be serving paninis, she did say they’re still [...]


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KKKatie Taken Down, Or: How Not to be a “Street Artist”

by Andrew Dalton on May 20, 2010

We talked briefly before about KKKatie (real name: Katherine Dunbar), the aggressive and reportedly unbalanced tagger with a love for misappropriating political symbols. Today, our friends over at the Appeal reported that she’s been busted, with the court piling on five counts of felony vandalism with hate crimes allegations, four misdemeanor vandalism counts, a couple [...]


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