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Costco is Retail’s Bad Boy, the King of Bling – Just Look at All These Discounted Luxury Handbags

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Kate Spade and Prada, I know those names, plus they had some other expensive brands like Michael-something and Michael-something else.

I don’t think any of these luxury manufacturers exactly want this, but there you go, it’s retail’s bad boy we’re talking about here.

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What they’ll say is oh, that might be counterfeit. But it’s not. Then they’ll go on to say, well, Costco isn’t an authorized reseller or whatever and well, no shit Prada. Tell us something we don’t know. It’s just like with the Crocs.

On It Goes…

Do These Simple Newspaper Boxes Look “Ugly” to You? Well, the Expensive “News Rack Program” to Replace Them is Uglier

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Here you go, this is how some Frisco area news racks look in 2017, just like everywhere else really.

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But thousands of others got removed by SFGov under the expensive “News Rack Program” what kicked off in 2002. Get the deets on that from Hoodline.

DBI Stop Work Order: Now You See It, Now You Don’t

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Before:

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And after:

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Some neighbor complained about something, so now work has been stopped for months.

Anyway, this embarrassing sign is harder to see now, for whatever reason…

BEFORE: SF Chron and ‘Xam Newsboxes Side by Side – NOW: AfterDarkSF and Academy of Art U News on Top of Each Other

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Some would call this Progress.

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I wouldn’t.

Sinful Parking, Every Sunday, Northbound Webster Bike Lane – Such Behavior is FULLY Endorsed by Our SFMTA

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Sunday church parking, they call it:

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A “complaint-driven” process they call it, as if they’d go out and ticket all these rides if only somebody’d call them up on a Sunday morning…

You Can’t Say the SFPD Doesn’t Patrol the Heck Out of Union Square and SoMA During Christmastime, Because It Does

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Just milling about 5th and Market at the end of December

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Responding to shoplifting calls and protecting yhe out of town sheep mostly, one supposes.

There was also a ton of popo hanging out on Mission near 4th, as if Dreamforce was going on…

Most of the Front Doors of Our Flagship Nordstrom Mall Were Out of Service Just After Christmas

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Just saying

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Why is this? Poor design, heavy use, lack of maintenance and or the hard-knock life of a high crime area?

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IDK

Market Street’s New-Style Hot Dog Carts are Very Compact – Can Just Anybody Operate This Kind of Biz?

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

I’m used to seeing much larger, Manhattan-style carts.

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Possible mothership:

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This is How We Eat in 2017…

 

 

 

 

Confused Honda Driver Gets Two Tickets for Just One Improper Turn at Confusing Fell and Masonic

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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So you had the double flash from the enforcement camera mounted up high at the west end of this intersection, and that alerted the SFPD officer who then pulled the driver over.

I assume that you wouldn’t ¬†end up having to pay both tickets.

You didn’t used to have to wait to turn left from Fell onto southbound Masonic, but now you do. And the new way they have the sequence timed leads to problems…

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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