Tag Archives: San Francisco

Urban Planning Links Worth Clicking: Scatalogical Edition

Of all the crappy problems cities have to deal with—traffic, climate change, hipsters—actual, literal crap often gets overlooked. Not today! Continue reading

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People riding BART in their underwear and other vaguely planning-related links worth clicking

Well, that’s one way to make public transit more exciting. Continue reading

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A Few More Photos From Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, 10.07.12, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

People in San Francisco sure do like their free music festivals. With all the crowds at this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, it was tough getting close enough to any stage to snap a decent photo with my little smartphone. I … Continue reading

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Racking up plays: “Country Kids” by The Downer Party

The Transamerica Pyramid is inescapable in frontwoman Sierra Frost’s flippant discourse on life and love in San Francisco. She plops it down in the center of the chorus and repeats its name over and over, declaring some vague relationship problems to be a skyscraper-sized thorn in her side. Continue reading

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Yacht rock: America’s Cup demonstrates awesome taste in music at San Francisco celebration

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending the presentation celebrating San Francisco’s selection as the venue for the 34th America’s Cup. (You can read my newsier, keeping-the-ol’-journalism-skills-in-check take on the event here.) In the hour before the event began, … Continue reading

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