In an industry famous for showing up late or not at all, these people are out afore sunup in the rain, believe it or not:
Posts Tagged ‘crew’
Golden Gate Park is Going Back to Nature a Quarter-Acre at a Time? – Look What’s Growing on This Formerly Grassy KnollWednesday, October 28th, 2015
Here’s the update for the Panhandle’s formerly grassy knoll between the intersection of Fell / Ashbury and the Panhandle Bathroom:
So the bacteria is chugging away down there and whatever wants to grow there is a growing. This is quite a change from the quite unnatural and quite thirsty grass what made this little hill look like a small part of a big golf course.
To be continued…
Our Rec & Park Gods Must Be Crazy: Grassy Knoll in the GGP Panhandle Newly Turfed, But Now Deturfed – Brown BrownMonday, August 31st, 2015
Here’s shot of a 2000-something square foot knoll from a couple years back, in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle – keep off our expensive new turf, man is what RPD was saying with the temporary cyclone fencing:
Nice and green, huh? This was the color of the Mound when these volunteers installed a (fake*) Rain Garden, seen on the other side of the benches:
But now here’s how things stand today betwixt the Panhandle Bathroom Building the and Panhandle Bike Path:
This brown mound will become a “planted area,” whatever that means:
Trot out any RPD spokesmodel with an explanation and I’ll have a counter for it. Hey, maybe the Panhandle shouldn’t be one giant lawn? Hey, maybe decisions about how to handle Our Current Drought shouldn’t be driven by the concerns of Area realtors? Hey, maybe we should repave the Panhandle’s currently abysmal Oak-side walking path now and worry about installing a bunch of “irrigation” later? Or, hey, maybe just forget about irrigation and let Gaia take its course?
The thrown shoe on this ride was manifest, but if that’s been the only thing wrong with it the past week then hauling it off with this mobile crane seems a bit much…
In mitigation, they could have used an even more expensive medivac chopper to airlift it out of there…
Ant-Man Filming Has Dominated the 94117: Nothing But “Cinema Vehicles” and Extras from the Panhandle to Kezar StadiumFriday, August 22nd, 2014
I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.
As seen near Kezar, an Aston Martin:
As seen in GGP:
Via Peter Chu: