The world’s first urban Costco gets some unusual items sometimes, huh?
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But it only holds 48 guns? Is that enough?
I’ll hold out for the 64-gun model, you know, to keep my “adventure” safe.
As they say, grab your scarf:
WHEN: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Union Square, San Francisco
MORE: Grab your scarf and mittens and make your way down to the ice rink to view several talented ice skaters from “The San Francisco Tremors Ensemble” from the Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center performing to Disney’s THE LION KING’s “Circle of Life” sung by Buyi Zama who portrays “Rafiki.”
Ever more deets, including info on GIANTS PRIDE NIGHT:
“Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines - Announces Giants’ PRIDE Night - Fans Across the Bay Area Are Invited to Come Out in Their Best San Francisco Giants Outfit
SAN FRANCISCO (November 5, 2012) – Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines will join the legion of proud Bay Area fans in celebrating the San Francisco Giants’ World Series sweep with Giants’ Pride Night on Thursday, November 8 from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The ice will be lit up in orange and fans are encouraged to come out in their favorite San Francisco Giants’ outfit for a fun night of celebration. The first 100 fans to arrive at the rink wearing Giants apparel will receive a complimentary skate admission for their guest that evening. General admission tickets are $10 and tickets for children eight years old and under are $6. Skate rentals are an additional $5. KMEL and KYLD will be at the ice rink between 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. that evening handing out custom Giants Champs placards.
The ice rink opens November 7 through to January 21, and will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., with the exception of December 31, 2012 when it will close at 9:30 p.m.
General admission tickets are $10 and tickets for children eight years old and under are $6. Figure and hockey skate rentals are $5. Advance tickets go on sale Monday, October 15, 2012 at www.unionsquareicerink.com. Starting Wednesday, November 7, 2012 tickets will be available at the ice rink ticket window in Union Square. Group rates and private parties are also available.
Safeway, Alaska Airlines, Kaiser Permanente, Macy*s, Marmot Mountain, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Square, American Conservatory Theater, Union Square Business Improvement District, The Westin St. Francis San Francisco, JW Marriott, Chancellor Hotel, Galleria Park Hotel, Grand Hyatt Union Square, John’s Grill, SFMTA, Emporio Rulli Caffé, Disney’s THE LION KING, UNIQLO, San Francisco Examiner, NBC BAY AREA, Telemundo, KSTS-TV 48, STAR 101.3, 98.1 KISS FM, 106.1 KMEL, KOSF 103.7, WiLD 94.9 and KGO 810
About the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink
Since 2007, the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink has delighted children and adults with a holiday-themed ice park located in San Francisco’s Union Square. Ticket prices are $10 for general admission and $6 for children eight years old and under. Figure and hockey skate rentals are $5. Ice rink hours are from 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. daily. A portion of ticket proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. For tickets or more information, please visit www.unionsquareicerink.com or call 415-781-2688.
This new old-looking sign is now up, so one can only conclude that the closed C&M Bar is about to reopen as Beachside at 4300 Judah, way out there on 48th Avenue:
See? Looks as if it’s been there forever.
GrubStreet has all the the deets that are to be had at this point.
Here’s the reverse angle next to the N Judah turnaround:
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Bon courage, Beachside!
That Longshot Magazine (formerly 48 Hour Magazine, or something that raised the ire of CBS lawyers) is promoting their weekend in L.A. by giving away $750 today.
They just did it, the treasure has been found, at around 5:40 PM.
Collecting the booty on Palo Alto (“high tree,” the namesake tree is still there, in the background) near Sutro Tower:
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“Clue Number One: Look among the smelly invaders and colorful edibles.
Clue Number Two: Beginning Advanced Spanish
Clue Number Three: Approximate elevation 228 meters
Clue Number Four: A Map by Wendy MacNaughton”
Along that vein it went…
Longshot writer Alexis Madrigal points out the hidey-hole after the $750 was found:
How will they top this?
“We’ll unveil a theme and you’ll have 24 hours to produce and submit your work. We’ll take the next 24 to select, edit, design and lay everything out. The end results will be a beautiful glossy paper magazine, delivered right to your old-fashioned mailbox. Don’t like paper? Word. We’re also going to roll out a Website and iPad version over the same weekend. Oh! And we’ll keep the cameras rolling the entire time. There may even be a radio program. We promise it will be insane.”
Can there be any bigger stop sign than the one found at Webster and Bay in San Francisco’s Marina District? This thing is four feet tall and about seven times bigger than a regular sign, so it’s tough to miss.
Get one for yourself, for just $165.
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