As seen by Man About Town James Corrigan:
Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’
And here’s a more better photo than I had in back in aught-nine:
Same mountain, same antennas, same general direction for the plane (except the 1998 incident occurred at night and with fog/clouds).
Anyway, United Airlines took things seriously and aviation is the better for it…
They come and they go, these old cars at the end of Turk Street:
It’s a very Frisco kind of thing…
Transit Not First: Bay Area Bike Share (aka “FORD GOBIKE”) Freely Double Parks on Market, Blocks MUNI BusesWednesday, December 7th, 2016
Let’s see here, oh, still an abysmal 2 star rating from Yelp. The Ford GoBike / BABS people could easily fix this situation by changing the wording of their marketing, BUT they don’t feel like it, Man, obvs.
Anyway, they’re still double parking their Mercedes Benzes on Market, and sometimes that causes problems for MUNI buses, as here near Second Street.
Illegal turns off of Market too – are the GoBike people allowed to do that? IDK. IDTS.
And oh yes, bikes aren’t transit, sry. You could pass a law that says that bicycles have something to do with transit, just as you could write a law what says cats are dogs for the purposes of a Leash Law, but that wouldn’t actually make cats dogs, right?
And here’s the defense of GoBike, seemingly written by an employee. I’m not saying an employee wrote this, but this is how an employee/owner might look at things, FBOW:
I am finding out that many people have given poor reviews because they thought they could pull a fast one and take off with one of the shared bicycles for a whole day for a measly $9. I’ve sometimes told tourists on the Golden Gate bridge that they should think of returning their bikes before they ruin themselves (they tell me I’m wrong, that they rented the bike for 24 hours…). There are dozens of perfectly decent stores around North Beach that will rent them a bike for $40. Bay Area Bikeshare is being penalized because folks choose not to read the price list (which is printed in large characters) and they are not familiar with how every bike sharing system in the world works.
But I don’t think you can try to “pull a fast one” without being aware that you’re doing it, I’m srsly.
Oh BABS, will you ever win?
“LEGION CORPORATION” Spotted in the Twitterloin – Using SFChron/SFGate to Spread Your Message in a Post-CWNevius WorldTuesday, December 6th, 2016
It’s sort of funny how a man who likes to threaten to sue the San Francisco Chronicle ended up with this, this thing placed(?) on SFGate to praise him.
(And now with CWNevius gone, how else will this character get such laudatory coverage, one wonders.)
Anywho, this is the LEGION CORPORATION what paid for the above to appear on SFGate, ostensibly.
As seen Golden Gate Ave n the northern part of the taxpayer-funded Twitterloin Enterprise Zone…
Not too busy yet, as you can see.
(Healing Brush used to get rid of a big old light pole, as you can see, near the bottom and up high on the bridge cables. Good enough for a half-assed One Click Fix.)
Open November 2, 2016 through January 8, 2017
Sunday-Thursday: 10 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 11:30 PM
Celebrating 30 Years of Holiday Spirit in San Francisco! The Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice rink, a beautiful city setting and an array of shops and restaurants to enjoy. This is signature San Francisco and it’s what makes The Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center presented by Hawaiian Airlines, the perfect place for holiday fun. For three decades locals and visitors have been celebrating the season at Embarcadero Center. Join us and create festive, unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. Location Justin Herman Plaza, adjacent to Four Embarcadero Center and across from the historic Ferry Building.
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Children (8 & under) – $7
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*Skating sessions begin on every even hour beginning at 10a.m. and last an hour and a half*
Sessions Closed for Private Events:
November 30, 2016: 6pm
December 1, 2016: 6pm, 8pm
December 5, 2016: 6pm
December 6, 2016: 4pm, 6pm
December 7, 2016:6pm, 8pm
December 8, 2016:6pm, 8pm
December 12, 2016:6pm
December 13, 2016:4pm, 6pm
December 14, 2016:4pm, 6pm
December 15, 2016:4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
December 19, 2016:10am
January 5, 2017: 12pm
OK, I’ll bite.
But WTF to this:
“Shakira’s gown from the “Get It Started” video: $3,000″
So you’re not selling an aging pop singer’s dress, you’re selling the experience of buying the aging pop singer’s dress?
“I encourage my friends to join nonprofit boards, collect art and buy great houses.”
Yes, don’t we all.
And as they say, “Bedrock, Baby!”