Hanging out at the 19th Hole, Clement Street:
This is eastern Clement, but still:
One thing is for certain: there is no stopping them; the hipsters will soon be here. And I for one welcome our new “effortless cool” overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted blogging personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground Etsy caves.
It’s a little small, huh, on a dreaded sunny day, of Winter 2015.
But the people who like it like it, certainly.
“Agricultural Institute of Marin is partnering with the Clement Street Merchants Association to bring the Inner Richmond San Francisco’s newest farmers market! Join us every Sunday from 9am to 2pm, on Clement Street between 2nd and 4th Avenues, year-round…”
I don’t actually know if they’re enforcing the new RV parking restrictions in the Panhandle part of Golden Gate Park yet, but here are the brand-new signs, anyway:
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Of course, 22 feet is pretty long – that’s enough to cover your Ford Excursions, your Chevy Suburbans and even your Maybach 62‘s. And seven feet is pretty high, so the rules seem fair enough if the goal is to kick the RV liveaboards out of the Panhandle.
But I haven’t heard or seen any RVs getting the heave-ho yet…
When I come across Giorgio of Giorgio’s Pizzeria, I’ll say, “Hey Gio, how come you ain’t got no brothers up on the wall here?”
And then, regardless of the answer, I’ll follow up with a question about why he doesn’t arrange for a place to park his Prius and whatever delivery vehicles, you know, legally.
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(In mitigation, this joint is a viable institution of the Richmond District and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it if you’re looking for an old-school pizza place out in the Avenues…)