Posts Tagged ‘graffit’

Rec and Park’s Anti-Vandalism Effort at the McKinley Statue in the Panhandle Gets Hit with … Vandalism

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Here’s your background and here’s how this site looks today:

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Suffice to say that this statue was going to need some work done anyway, and if the Arts Commish / RPD got a permanent fence put up (the way some people want) any sort of tagging wouldn’t look this bad, and it’s probably going to be a lot more difficult to get your painted message to the streets to stick (literally stick) around – suffice to say all that, but nevertheless Rec and Park’s Anti-Vandalism Effort at the McKinley Statue in the Panhandle Gets Hit with … Vandalism.

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Rec and Park’s New “Wayfinding” Signs in the Panhandle Have Amazing Anti-Graffiti Capability

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

I don’t know if the capability is new, but the signs are new.

So here was when they first got tagged and here is after cleaning:

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It seems like they’re coated with Teflon, like a nonstick surface you’d cook eggs on.

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Touché, RPD. Touche.

Brand-New “Wayfinding” Signs in the Panhandle Tagged Already: Anti Bike Graffiti – Plus, NoPA is OUT and DivCo is IN

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

So let’s see, first the good news. RPD moved the placement of their signs just like I asked them to. Amazing. One of the old signs, which actually were pretty new, totally blocked the view of peds trying to get across the Golden Gate Park Panhandle bicycle freeway, otherwise known as the Panhandle Path. So you’d be looking to the west, where riders are coming downhill, and then RPD’s sign would be in the way. So that’s great.

Now, the new signs still have the SEVEN NO’s listing RPD’s rules, but they also have “wayfinding” up top. (Which is prolly why they moved the signs – the addition of the arrows telling tourists which way to go. You know, our RPD isn’t really all that big on safety, despite what it might tell you.) See?

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The sign is pointing you right to NOPA, but it’s all “Divisidero Corridor?” I thought that was already a failed place name? Mmmm. Haight-Ashbury is fine of course, but what’s this, “North Panhandle” points straight north of the Panhandle. This is another dis on NoPA, non? I’ll tell you, some neighborhood NIMBY/homeowner’s group calls the North Panhandle WEST NOPA, which translates as the area west of the area that’s north of the area that’s east of the Golden Gate Park Panhandle. I’m srsly. Here’s your reverse angle, looking west:

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So RPD left some room for taggers, as you can see in the first photo, and of course in the above photo, some pedestrian lined out the bike rider symbol with the international sign for GTFO.

(I know a lady who lives on Shrader who got hit by a bike rider going about 20 MPH, which is easy to do when you’re heading east since it’s downhill.* It doesn’t take much effort to get her to bring up the subject, as this accident is still on her mind. IDK, RPD refuses to widen this multi use path next to Fell. And RPD refuses to post a speed limit. Anyway, there’s a strong contingent of peds in the area who Don’t Like Bikes.)

So that’s it, enjoy your new signs, Frisco.

*You know, you don’t even need to pedal to go from Stanyan to the DMV on Baker eight blocks away, right? I can start from 0 MPH and make it to the DMV going at 16.3 MPH with big, wide, knobby tires, so that means that roadies with tiny tires, some of them pumping away with their heads down or even with their butts out of the saddle, well, maybe some of them are going too fast.

General Douglas MacArthur Tunnel Update: “SF VS. TRUMP” Covered Over – How Wude!

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Then:

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Now:

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But I don’t think public sentiment has changed a whit since last year…

No Canvas is Too Small, When You are a True Graffiti Artist – Consider This Bike Lock on Divisadero

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Consider yourself tagged, little bike lock.

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Things Go Better WIth X-A-N-A-X, But Maybe Not for Bart SImpson Here

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

As seen in the Haight:

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I don’t think the Pfizer people want to see this…

Graffiti Forest: Why Don’t You Tag the Giant Bamboo of Strybing Arboretum? Everybody Else From All Over the World Has Already

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

See?

It’s a Jersey Thing (as evidenced by the NJ tag), of course, but it’s also an All Over The World Thing as well:

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As seen at now-lonely Strybing Arboretum.

Graffiti the Subject of Eric Mar’s Richmond District Town Hall Meeting Tonight at 5:30 PM

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Tonight’s Richmond District Town Hall meeting hosted by Supervisor Eric Mar starts at 5:30 PM.

(Levi’s “Obey X” Shepard Fairey “Paint and Destroy” garb not allowed.)

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It’ll look a little something like this:

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See you there!

Dear Neighbors,

Please join us at a Town Hall Meeting on Street Cleanliness and Graffiti
tonight at 5:30 pm

Richmond Recreation Center
251 18th Avenue

For more information, please go to:
http://www.sfbos.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=34870

(NOTE: previous notices may have listed a different time, the meeting
starts at 5:30 pm)

Regards,
Lin-Shao
Legislative Assistant, Supervisor Eric Mar

Attempt at Foiling Truck Graffiti in San Francisco Partially Successful

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

How should you handle all the graffiti your trucks get subjected to after parking it on the streets of San Francisco? Does this black and green color scheme irritate the spray paint artists or does it only incite the taggers? Only Time Will Tell.

Before…and After:

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