Posts Tagged ‘bleak’

Look What Our SFMTA has Done to the Geary / Masonic Hairball – “Such Lovely Trees” have All Been Given the Chop

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Then:

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Now:

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The Tree People are not happy, even though they’ve been promised replacement trees.

I’ll tell you, I can’t exactly see how it’s even remotely possible that whatever SFGov is doing to “improve” this intersection, plus the 3000 feet of Masonic to the south down to Fell, will “transform” this area, oh well.

Anyway, the large stand of old growth street trees what used to be out in front of 5 Masonic (in the triangle where you can see the light blue Mini Cooper) will get some kind of art installation. Will that be an “improvement?” IDK, I guess, for some people.

In the meantime, things are looking pretty bleak up there at windblown Mervyn’s Heights…

Bleak-Looking Funeral Home in The Richmond Looks Even Bleaker During Our Great Drought of 2015

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Just saying:

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Sunrise or Moonrise? It’s Hard to Tell the Difference Sometimes – Bleak Morning, McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Our sun sometimes looks like the moon, on account of the fog.

See?

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Who, Besides the New York Times, Says the Sunset District is Bleak? On a Clear Day, You Can See the Farallones

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Or maybe it’s just the Outer Sunset, the Outset, that’s “bleak?”

The view from Golden Gate Heights, more or less, after rain clears. Basically, it’s the Inner Sunset

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Sugarloaf is whiter, so it shows up better than Southeast Farallon proper.

That big underwater nuclear waste dump is just to left of Southeast Farallon, the Big Island. From Hunters Point with love:

But we haven’t dumped 55 gallon drums there since 1970, so that’s good, right?

Anyway, at least the air is clean…

Harsh: The New York Times Calls the Outer Sunset “a Bleak Neighborhood” – But Photo Essay Proves the Outset “Revived”

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Here it is, a small, locally-sourced photo essay from photographer Lianne Milton at NYT.com. There it is in the TRAVEL section right next to A Weekend in Cambridge, England:

In San Francisco, a Bleak Neighborhood Is Revived” by Rachel Levin

(They could have said “once-bleak” I suppose. Anyway…)

Get all the deets at the Bay Area Observer.

And they have a woodshop out there too?

“The Outer Sunset: It’s Not Just Halfway, Grow, and Cat Houses Anymore!”