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Posts Tagged ‘push’
If I were the Super Pretzel pushcart people on Market at the cable car turnaround, I’d push these carts somewhere else before the lengthy loading and unloading process:
But these people don’t care – on they go with lifting and the lowering, on they go as westbound traffic backs up behind them…
Uh, What Exactly is That Equinox Company Selling in the Pacific Stock Exchange in the Financial District?Friday, January 4th, 2013
Here are two ads for Equinox Fitness on Pine Street what are about three yards high:
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I think things were a lot more wholesome at the Pacific Stock Exchange Building when it was the Pacific Stock Exchange. You know, back when Kevin Bacon filmed that Quicksilver bike messenger movie in 1986 before you were born. It went a little like this, with KB acting as a besuited yuppie stock broker at the PSE at Pine and Sansome.
You see, back then, everybody wore clothes and open outcry was the order of the day.
San Francisco’s Former Pacific Stock Exchange Has Been Reduced to a Gymnasium Outfit What Thinks It Owns Our SidewalksWednesday, October 24th, 2012
I’ll bet his name is Bruno, something like that:
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Now, is Equinox Fitness supposed to be tearing up the sidewalks of 301 Pine Street with their lead sled contraptions?
No, not at all.
First sidewalk bowling and now this.
“San Francisco City Family” Union Lawyer Vince Courtney Threatens YouTube and Vimeo Over This Video?Friday, August 31st, 2012
Well, let’s see, the last time I checked into this incident in Golden Gate Park from 2010 involving union lawyer Vince Courtney was this:
But recently, like this month, Vimeo too, has acted, so, once again, you couldn’t see what occurred on your PC or whatever.
But now, look what just popped up on the YouTube:
IMO, back then and now, lawyer Vince Courtney got outfoxed* by a layperson.**
But You Make The Call:
I don’t know, if I were a certain attorney, I’d let sleeping dogs lie.
But that’s just me…
*I can explain to you how “street mediation” works, you know, when conducted by peace officers in this kind of situation. Could this lawyer have been arrested? I don’t know. But he seemed afraid of something.
**I mean, he just pushed and pushed until he got the most he could possibly get, and he got it all recorded, and then posted it for tout le monde to see. That’s called advocacy.
My, how things have changed in three decades.
Let’s hear from Jesse Jackson today, talking about 1982, you know, back before you were born:
“Ed Lee stood with immigrants, seniors and tenants to protect them from deportation, wage theft and eviction.”
All right. Now, I don’t know, some people deserve to get deported and/or evicted, it all depends.
But nobody deserves wage theft, right?
And yet, what do you call this? (So we should have HSCO / Healthy San Francisco money go back to companies and restaurants and whathaveyou because that’s what the companies and restaurants want? Apparently.)
And Ed Lee “stood with tenants,” back in the day? All right, Jessie, but what about now? What about this? Is Ed Lee now, as the article suggests, the “preferred candidate for landlords” and those who “run tenants out” of San Francisco apartments? Well, yes, obviously. Who else, among the major candidates, could fit this description?
I mean, is there any conservative group / institution / political party / whatever in San Francisco what doesn’t support Ed Lee for Mayor?
And yet, there’s Jessie in there, chanting the mantra: ED LEE Gets It Done:
So, say it, Jessie:
I, Jesse Jackson, join with the San Francisco Republican Party* to offer my support for the election of Ed Lee as Mayor of San Francisco.
Forget About Track Bikes and Fixies, the Latest Thing is the Kick Bike – It’s the Ur-Bicycle Reborn – It’s Now, It’s WowThursday, October 28th, 2010
Here’s what you need – a Kick Bike!
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And, actually, it’s the ur-bike. It’s just like this Draisine / Laufmaschine from the ’20’s.
That’s the 1820’s, partner:
Whether you want to stand or sit, a push bike is for you. There’s no pesky chain to get in the way of a True Bicycling Experience.
See you on Valencia!
(I think I’m satisfied with that headline.) All right there’s this guy, let’s call him Manatease, who functions as our Department of Recreation and Park‘s number one social gadfly – I bump into him from time to time. And there’s this other guy who now runs the RPD – I think I might have been at his law school* the same time he was, a year or two apart maybe. O.K. then.
Apparently, one of them was haranguing the other in or around RPD HQ last week and that somehow led to an incident betwixt Manatease and a lawyer for the gardener’s union. Now, that’s not on tape, but the rest of it, including a humiliating apology, was recorded by some kind of beltcam or something.
I’ll tell you, I don’t share Manatease’s world-view, really. I mean I agree with some of his positions (like the advisability of charging foreigners $7 to get into Strybing Arboretum, coming soon) and disagree with others (like the idea of using park property to make a few bucks off of Peter Pan) [UPDATE: Well, I suppose I could have phrased this in a different way – I object neither to the general concept nor to this particular execution of using Sue Bierman Park, aka Ferry Park, aka Fairy Park, to put on Peter Pan].
But it’s Mantease’s right to “disrupt” the plans of RPD, correct?
A skinned knee perhaps but the quick brown red fox lives to fight another day. This is what the foxes of the San Francisco Botanical Garden looked like back in the day, back before I decided to never again step foot in the joint. As seen in the New World Cloud Forest:
I think the YouTube clip speaks for itself, but stay tuned for all the deets (from Manatease’s point of view, anyway), after the jump.
*Back in the day when it was a dirt-cheap** top-20 law school. (It’s neither of those things now….)
**For CA residents, that is – the price of tuition was less than ten percent of what USC’s was, back in the day. Those days are over, never to return. Oh well.