Somebody(ies) was horsing around with a plastic bag yesterday, but nobody noticed AFAICS.
You know, like in American Beauty
First it was all like this:
And then it was all like this:
Next time I see this, I’ll have video for you, Gentle Reader.
Sadly it was NOT the most beautiful thing I’ve ever filmed…
Depending on how you look at it, of course. I myself am burdened by the study of the Economics, so excuse me if I don’t wave my pom poms for this 2015 creation of the SFMTA:
Pre-2015, you’d never see this, all these empty spots. (People have moved their rides west, on the other side of the river of Masonic, where you can park it day after day, permit or no.)
What’s that, isn’t this great you say?
Well no, it’s not. Sry.
Frank ran into some trouble back in the 1980’s but I’ve never had any issues with him, after hundreds of encounters at area events over the decades.
If I had to guess, SHEPARD is for astronaut Alan Shepard and AIRCRAFT CARRIERS is a reference to the Russian-built Admiral Kuznetsov / Varyag / Liaoning and the like. I mean they’re sort of like aircraft carriers:
Expensify is paying the bills these days:
This guy from Quiznos sandwiches cut an ad deal with Frank a long time ago, and that put then-unknown Quiznos on the map, or so the story goes.
Leaving you with this – here he is from a decade back at the final Castro Halloween, when he encountered some dude dressed as Frank Chu. (And later that night, a kid from the projects shot nine people on Market near Noe and that was the end of Halloween in the Castro.)
This has been Frank Chu and His Signs, December 2016.
That was the windup, now here’s the pitch.
They look almost ready to open at this star-crossed building what’s been shut down for years and years, IIRC.
Oh, the Seattle location has surprisingly low Yelp rating, IMO.
Anyway, this was the scene yesterday with the future “Sandwich Partners” getting training inside:
All the deets:
Here at Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches, we believe that even something as simple as a sandwich can do big things in the world. If you share our team’s passion for the environment, sustainability, healthy living and delicious organic foods, we want to hear from you!
Learn more about what it means to be a Partner at Homegrown: http://www.eathomegrown.com
Are you ready to be a part of something BIG? Apply online today. Training begins soon!
About YOU. . .
As a Sandwich Partner, you are the face of Homegrown. You take pride in your work and love being a part of a team who brings smiles to your community with each visit. You are self-motivated and thrive in fast-paced, dynamic, and fun environments. You’re looking for an opportunity to grow with a company who values you and provides real opportunities for advancement. You are an expert at providing exceptional service to our guests, have a passion for great food and strive to make a difference every day. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
• A fun, healthy and team-oriented work environment
• Competitive wages and generous tips
• Delicious all-natural organic food — Partners can enjoy a FREE meal during their shift
• Consistent and flexible hours for those looking for a part-time or full-time schedule
• Work-life balance & company sponsored wellness activities throughout the year
• Volunteer opportunities at Homegrown’s local organic farm
• Opportunities to GROW – We love to develop our team and help you to achieve your goals
***Don’t forget to ask about Full-Time Shift Lead opportunities!***”
Else you might soon be living in a ghost town…
The crooked part is straight and the straight part is crooked is what I’m saying.