For Immediate Release: MGMT at the Independent Friday.

by Andrew Dalton on October 15, 2009

Ever wish you were one of those cool kids who could say asinine shit like, “oh yeah, I saw [BAND NAME] way before they got big. When they played at a tiny club around the corner from my house?”* Well, you’re in luck! MGMT has just announced a night show at The Independent tomorrow night [...]


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Murderous Tree Removed Over Unspecified Period of Time.

by Andrew Dalton on October 15, 2009

Flickr user expuestosiempre who brought us those shots on Tuesday of the big man-eating tree on Haight and Broderick has put up a time-wasting lapse video of the cleanup. Surprisingly, that SUV looks to have emerged relatively unharmed.
In related news, HolierThanYou commenters have started to rally support for getting that poor cyclist a new wheel: [...]


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Coporate Sponsored Painted Ladies?

by Andrew Dalton on October 14, 2009

Alamo Square makes a cameo in this video of what San Francisco would look like if John Conner fails to stop Skynet if the plan to install lighted billboards along Mid-Market passes. Scary stuff, but the Painted Ladies do get a lot of eyeballs, as they say in the biz. (What biz?)
Via: Eyeonblogs, CurbedSF


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Aggressively Cultured: Sendak on Sendak at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

by Andrew Dalton on October 14, 2009

Every now and then, we like to take some time out of our busy schedules of acquiring and curing hangovers to visit one of the many fine cultural institutions this city has to offer. Whether it’s a tiny gallery on Divis trying to turn a profit or a world-renowned museum beating us to death with [...]


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5-Fulton Ain’t so Bad [MuniDiaries]

by Andrew Dalton on October 14, 2009

Despite the torrential downpour yesterday, Helene over at MuniDiaries had a pleasant moment listening to strangers on the 5-Fulton. If today’s sun hasn’t already, let her warm the cockles of your heart and read the whole thing here: MuniDiaries: Ray of Hope on the Morning Commute


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Totally Subjective Weather Report

by Andrew Dalton on October 14, 2009

Walking around Fulton and down Divis this morning, the neighborhood smelled richly of BBQ, Coffee, and fresh pavement. All I could hear were the sweet sounds of the pictured gentleman playing guitar on his stoop next to Fly Bar at 10:30 AM. (10:30AM!) Ladies were strolling down Divisadero and people were already setting up shop [...]


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Fire at Lyon and Fulton

by Andrew Dalton on October 13, 2009

Someone once told me some statistic that hosue fires are more likely to occur when it’s raining out. So I’m going to blame this one on the rain too. Twitter user @primetwelve snagged the photo. (twitpic) anybody got any updates?


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Karma Report: Storm-Felled Tree Avoids Cyclist, Kills Car

by Andrew Dalton on October 13, 2009

In case you live in a windowless basement apartment and haven’t left the house yet, you might not have noticed there’s an End of Days-type storm going on outside and it’s been fucking up everyone’s hair and MUNI commutes all morning.
Also, early this morning a brave cyclist on his ride to work nearly had a [...]


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Aggressively Opining: Divisadero Improvements Threaten Public Safety

by Andrew Dalton on October 12, 2009

Here at Aggressive Panhandler, we occasionally have opinions about the issues around us. Which we were told in high school was a good thing, but really opinions are like farts: they all stink except yours (unless you’re in the shower, in which case – gross).
You may have noticed we’ve been pretty excited around here about [...]


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Overly Aggressive: Craigslisting for bomb-making materials

by Andrew Dalton on October 12, 2009

This one didn’t make it into the Sunday CL round-up, but there’s free Garden Chemicals & Fertilizers at 1725 Fulton. I’ve seen Fight Club, I know what kind of chaos you can create with some household items. Is this some sort of terrorist plot? Are they using secret Craigslist codewords to rally their troops? Probably [...]


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