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Posts Tagged ‘graffiti’
A Graffiti Artist Took a Dim View of All the Rules at the Former Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate ParkWednesday, February 18th, 2015
Of course, you gotta have rules:
Strybing used to be free but now there’s a paywall, except the place still takes up our tax money, which doesn’t really make sense.
The crew that runs this place wants the former Strybing to be a “world-class” facility, whatever that means.
The crew that runs this place likes plants but not people, cause people cause problems.
Which is fine, they want to have a paywall, but why are we still supporting this place, I don’t get it.
Sometimes, you need to turn vigilante to get stuff done in this town:
(I’ll tell you, “speed hump” meant something different when I was a lad…)
McKinley Statue Graffiti, 2015 Update: Yep, It’s Got Some More – Here It Is, More Evidence for Fence ProponentsThursday, January 8th, 2015
Here’s how things stand now:
And here’s a little history, complete with an artist’s conception of what the anti-graffiti fence would look like – keep reading down, through the webpages of time.
You know, fundamentally, this is the big landmark at the gateway to Golden Gate Park. I don’t like the fence idea but I also don’t like people coming by to see giant KKK letters on the base of this statue for days, weeks and months. And the Rec and Parks and Arts Commission people say it’s a real expensive PITA to keep the graffiti off.
So I don’t know…
World Series Update: “FUCK SFMTA” – “Only in SF Do People Hate the Transit Agency More Than the Cops”Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Word on the Street, via @SFNick, @robertol, and @kevinmonty:
Hey, how’s Prop A doing? The last polling I saw it wasn’t doing so hot, but that was a while ago.
Oh look, media coverage:
Meanwhile, the people at the SFMTA claim to be offering, “Excellent Transportation Choices.” And they ask the public for advice about MUNI can become “more perfect.”
Something’s gotta give here – I suppose we’ll find out next week…
Word on the Street, Outer Avenues Edition: “LEAVE MY CITY, HIPSTER SCUM!” – Pretty Harsh for the Middle RichmondFriday, September 5th, 2014
It would take me a long time to find this billboard again, as I rely on street signs to tell me which Avenue I’m on* after I’ve crossed the city limits and entered SF County. (Anyway, it’s near this place – but is it the Inner Richmond or the Middle Richmond? I just can’t tell.)
I sense a little friction.
“I beg of you, Monsieur, watch yourself. Be on guard. This place is full of hipsters, hipsters everywhere, everywhere.” –The Dark European
*I suppose there are people out there that you could blindfold and then release at some random place in the Richmond District and then they’d know their exact location based upon sounds, wind patterns, smells, etc. You know, ppl with Local Knowledge. I’m not one of those people (even though I was very close to being redistricted into District One a few years back, oh well).
Rarely Seen: A Tagger Artist and His Work, Just Moments After Its Creation in the “Uptown” TenderloinThursday, August 14th, 2014
[UPDATE: A Berkeley resident who’s practically become a member of the Willie Brown / Ed Lee administration in San Francisco calls the Tenderloin the “Uptown Tenderloin” for some reason. Check it out here.]
Bro was fast – too fast for me.
But rest assured he was the one who scribbled the white markings on this drainpipe in the 94102:
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What does it mean? What message does this misunderstood urban street yoot mean to convey?
I know not.