Category Archives: Seen on the Street

We Got a Mutha’ F**king Blimp, Yo!

If you subscribe to the theory that a city’s coolness is directly proportional to the sheer variety of vehicular transportation options, then San Francisco is the baddest town of them all! In addition to a mind numbing variety of public … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Sesame Street

Bisecting the (relatively) busy Northeast corner of San Francisco is one of the oddest streets in the world. While its turn-of-the-century name evokes an quaint, commerce-oriented, crafty vibe – the reality is a large, peculiar thoroughfare that illogically rips diagonally … Continue reading

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Streetcars

While most of the civilized world may have abandoned streetcars about 100 years ago, trolleys are still proudly clanking away on the roadways of Ye Olde San Francisco! Sure there are plenty of other “more convenient,” “easier,” and “faster” ways … Continue reading

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Two Great Tastes…

This doesn’t quite qualify for my Weird Restaurant Category (great food, good lighting, $12 – $14 entrees), but there’s still something oh, so San Francisco about it! Plus seriously, after you’ve had an order of chow meain (or a burger), … Continue reading

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You Dirty Cat

Occasionally grownups disagree. If one of these grownups happens to be a member of a union, and they happen to make their livelihood in New York City, then one of the grownups will often illustrate their frustration by inflating a … Continue reading

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Bikes!

First a quick disclosure: I love my bike. I ride to work almost everyday, and I did it when I lived in New York too. I happen to think it’s a great way to get around. In most other city … Continue reading

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Oh, then there’s this

Evidently, if you can’t find your way on buses (either electric or gas powered), cable cars, street cars, trolleys or subways, there’s always this: Yes, it’s a fake cable car. A cable car with wheels. And no cable. I’m not … Continue reading

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