Here’s your proof:
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And that’s before benefits and the double-dipping…
Is this the highest starting salary for a 21 year-old cop anywhere in the world?
Do you know how long you can park at these new SFPark meters? Like four hours, baby. Just pop in your credit card.
Do you know who appreciates that? Rich people, the demographically-desirable who drive BMW’s and Mercedes Benzeseses.
Here’s five in a row. Thanks SFPARK!
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Here’s an exercise. Just as you can add “in bed” to your fortune cookie message, you can append the phrase “FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS” to any statement from the horrible SFPark people from the horrible SFMTA. Like this:
“SFMTA established SFpark to use new technologies and policies to improve parking in San Francisco FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Reducing traffic by helping RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS find parking benefits RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. More parking availability makes streets less congested FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Meters that accept credit and debit cards FROM RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS reduce frustration and parking citations FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. With SFpark, RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS can all circle less and live more.
SFpark works by collecting and distributing real-time information about where parking is available so RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS can quickly find open spaces.
To help achieve the right level of parking availability FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS, SFpark periodically adjusts meter and garage pricing up and down to match demand FROM RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS. Demand-responsive pricing encourages drivers to park in underused areas and garages, reducing demand (FROM POOR PEOPLE, THE 99%, THOSE FUCKERS) in overused (OVERUSED BY WHOM? BY POOR PEOPLE, THE 99%, THOSE FUCKERS) areas.
Through SFpark, real-time data and demand-responsive pricing work together to readjust parking patterns in the City so that parking is easier to find FOR RICH PEOPLE WITH MERCEDES AND BMW CARS”
On It Goes…
SFPark: “Let us “manage” your parking the same way we manage MUNI!”
SFPark: “Parking meters everywhere (eventually, including the entire Sunset District!) and for all (except for the specific whites of Pacific Heights). Hurray!”
Do you have a hankering for some Land ‘O Lakes butter packaged for institutional sale?
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Well, then get on down to the intersection of 7th and Market during today’s morning commute.
Butter is just one of the heavily-discounted products available these days…
These people are putting the market back into Market Street.
Cash only, please.
Don’t you love it when the news of the day is riveted on the crime case you just wrote a book about? Well, former People Magazine staff writer Nina Burleigh must be loving it right about now.
Let’s take a look:
“In the course of investigating the story for my book, I lived in Perugia for nine months, corresponded with the defendants, pored over investigative records and came to the conclusion that the crime was actually quite simple – a robbery gone wrong…”
Uh, no, actually, the crime is called calunnia, what we would call obstruction of justice, something like that. In fact, Amanda Knox just did a three-year stretch in Italy for that.
“Amanda Knox found guilty of slander for implication of bar owner Patrick Lumumba in the murder of Meredith Kercher; upholds prior slander conviction. Receives 3-year sentence (time served) and 22,000 Euro fine.”
So, when traveling, just like when you’re at home, try to figure out just one story and then stick with it. And try not to implicate others.
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Now you can consider youself an “informed traveler.”
Off The Grid has come into its own at the Upper Haight Location at the end of Waller near Stanyan (just one block north of our landmark Haight Street McDonalds).
I had no idea that it’s become so popular, like it was yesterday, in the pouring fog.
And, of course, you can’t ignore the almost-perfect Yelp rating
Doublecheck the sked if you want to, but this is it, currently:
I’ll tell you, I was there at the beginning, at the very first OTGUH like a year ago. Back then, it wasn’t slammed with people, but these days it is.
Get on out there next Thursday, why not?
I don’t know about other OTGs but this one is off the hook.
Enjoy the consensus, plus the Minority Report, which focuses on the fact that too many people are there (is that a bug or a feature?) and the air-conditioned summer weather (is that a bug or a feature?):
“Went last night, and wow. Bites of the night included the pork belly with pickled daikon from Chairman Bao (the bun was super soft and delicious with a generous serving of pork belly) a pandan waffle, and unagi onigiri from Onigilly (which also has miso soup, an awesome treat in the freezing Haight AND they give you free refills). Highly recommend going with a group of 5 or 6 and sharing bites of things.”
“If you’ve tried the Off the Grid at Fort Mason, then this is pretty much the exact replica of it except on a smaller scale. I recognized some of the exact same food trucks too. And just like Fort Mason, it is crazy packed. I had a burrito that I think might have been from El Huarache Loco, which was decent and had a nice spicy kick to it. Other than the novelty of experiencing the food truck craze, I think the food is only okay and a bit on the pricey side based on portion size. The crowds also get a bit overwhelming especially when you’re waiting in a humongous line in the freezing SF cold. Fun to try on occasion if you just want to dabble in different types of food.”
“Off the Grid is the new age of food trucks. They promote alot of fusion foods and foods not normally served in restaurants. Since I’m a Pilipino who loves food well, I go often. They have a cupcake truck, Senior Sisig, and that Korean truck. I need to try out the bacon truck the next time I go there. It’s great place w/ your friends to meet up and snack on great foods. They have live music as well. I need to try out the other OTG.”
See you after the jump for all the deets.
“San Francisco, January 2011––John E. Buchanan, Jr., the director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, announces a diverse roster of upcoming exhibitions in 2011 at the de Young and Legion of Honor. Dates are subject to change. For access to the most current schedule of exhibitions, please consult the FAMSF website www.famsf.org.”
And here’s a sneak peek:
Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Dora Maar, 1937, Oil on canvas, Musée National Picasso, Paris, Photo: Jean-Gilles Berizzi/Réunion des Musée Nationaux/Art Resource, New York, © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
All the deets:
Some true calibur pimps from Caliber will present an urban photography show at DWN_TWN. The reception at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 19th, 2010 will kick things off and the exhibit will run until September 19th at 644 Hyde Street, just up from Geary.
You’ll get to see work from: