Stuart near Market, right across the street from Justin Herman Plaza:
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Here are the former bocce ball courts near the Ferry Building as of November 13th, one day before OccupyOAK got cleaned out by cops for the second time.
Camp Lee, 2011:
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And here’s the Federal Reserve Building on Market near Main:
Are there are other smaller tent places as well.
And oh, here’s the part of the cookhouse pantry for Base Camp:
I didn’t realize how big an operation this has become.
I don’t think a little rain will get all these people to leave, personally…
Don’t have the details for this death on the sidewalk of Stuart just south of Don Chee Way (which is now the southern border of OccupySF these days).
“A guy apparently just died on Steuart near Don Chee Way. Paramedics tried CPR but then covered up the body. No other info yet.”
That’s Occupy in the background – I have no idea of the dead person’s possible relationship to OccupySF or the Hotel Vitale:
Roof of the hotel showing the fencing:
The cookhouse for OccupySF is in the lower left-hand corner, first-responder SFFD Engine 13 is in the lower right, and “Spa Vitale” is on top:
J M Barrie’s Peter Pan at the world’s first 360-degree CGI theatre will make its U.S. premiere April 27th in San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza. It’s shaping up to be something like Cirque du Soleil, except it’ll be cheaper and aimed more at kids. That’s my guess.
Anyway, interest in seeing P.P. is high already, so get your tickets now if you are at all interested – there’s no need to pay the scalpers anything at this point. Und, for your convenience, starting today, you can go to a box office to get your ticks and avoid any fees. All the deets are below. Facebook, Twitter, etc.
This is the scene down at Ferry Plaza near Washington and the Embarcadero. The construction site is akin to Cirque du Soleil’s OVO traveling tent show:
PERFORMANCES BEGIN APRIL 27, 2010
Two new satellite box office locations are now open selling tickets for the U.S. premiere of a spectacular new stage production of PETER PAN. J M Barrie’s classic story is performed in the world’s first 360-degree CGI theatre set in San Francisco’s Ferry Park on the Embarcadero opposite the Ferry Building.
In addition to purchasing tickets online or over the phone, patrons can now buy tickets in person at the new PETER PAN Justin Herman Plaza Box Office located at the end of Market Street @ Steuart Street (NO service charges for tickets purchased here). The other convenient new location to purchase tickets to PETER PAN is right inside the Stockton Street entrance of Macy’s in Union Square.
PETER PAN at The threesixty° Theatre will be an iconic destination on San Francisco’s historic waterfront. The cast and audience are immersed in a CGI Neverland, so that when Peter and Wendy fly to Neverland the audience flies with them over 400 square miles of virtual London and beyond. A magical park-like setting will be created that invites patrons to enhance their entertainment experience. With refreshments available on-site, a behind-the-scenes Into Neverland tour and a free 100 Years of Peter Pan exhibit, audiences will begin the journey before the performance commences.
New Satellite Box offices
Justin Herman Plaza Box Office located at the end of Market Street @ Steuart Street is open daily from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
There are no service charges for tickets purchased at the Justin Herman Plaza Box Office
Macy’s Department Store in Union Square located at the Stockton Street entrance is open daily from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Online and phone TICKET INFO:
Tickets can also be purchased online at peterpantheshow.com or by calling 1-888-ppantix
(1-888-772-6849). For groups of 15 or more, please call 1-415-551-2020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets for PETER PAN range in price from $30 to $85.
A $20 discount for children 12 and under is available for select performances.
Premium tickets for PETER PAN are available. For details, check online www.peterpantheshow.com
SHOW PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Tuesday & Thursday at 7 PM
Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM
Wednesday & Saturday at 2 PM
Sunday at 1 PM & 5 PM
Bay Area “serial entrepreneur” Stuart Skorman (be sure to read his congratulatory, self-written Wikipedia entry here) has used a tiny piece of his remaining millions to pay PR-types to promote his Big New Idea. That’s right, the founder of Berkeley’s closed-down Elephant Pharmacy wants to restrict tobacco sales in California to pharmacies only.
Yes, that’s contrary to recent trends in the 415 und 510, but Stuart wants the chance to cross-sell nicotine patches and gum. In his words, this would be “good for business.” Read all the deets below and here, at HealthyPharmacies.org.
The view from my tenement apartment’s living room, betwixt the roof of a garage and the hard partiers upstairs. Will Mr. Skorman’s proposal serve to slow this cascade of cigarette butts? We Can Only Hope:
Whatever survives the ten foot fall stays there forever, out of reach. Oh well.
That was the wind-up, and here’s the pitch:
San Francisco, Berkeley Missed Public Health Opportunity by Moving Tobacco Sales Out of Pharmacies
Pharmacy Pioneer Stuart Skorman Says Only Pharmacies Should Sell Tobacco, Help Smokers Quit
San Francisco and Berkeley missed an opportunity to help smokers quit when the cities moved all tobacco sales out of pharmacies, according to a new Bay Area health initiative. Instead of having smokers buy cigarettes in convenience stores and at other retailers, smokers should buy cigarettes only at pharmacy counters, says Stuart Skorman, founder of Elephant Pharmacy.
Launching HealthyPharmacies.org, Skorman is focused on making pharmacies centers of health and wellness at the community level. “They can’t just sell medicines to people who are sick. They must educate consumers and give them tools to lead healthier lives.”
Keeping cigarettes behind the pharmacy counter would do just that, Skorman says. When a smoker asks for a pack of cigarettes, pharmacy staff would have the opening to offer nicotine replacement, such as the patch or gum, or point smokers in the direction of counseling and other tools. The approach wouldn’t require a prescription for tobacco but would offer smokers tools to help them quit.
Ever more deets, after the jump