The Power of Music — Street People and Tourists unite in San Francisco

Music truly brings people together.  MJ’s Brass Boppers – a popular New Orleans-style brass band, takes to the street and everyone moves to the beat; following them on a beautiful journey down Market Street.  How fortunate am I to stumble on the scene with a Flip.  The popular brass band started out at Powell –…

Buddha you were the Bomb – Tribute to Three Heads Six Arms

It didn’t seem like it should happen so soon.  SF Station still shows Three Heads Six Arms will be in place through the end of the year.  But last week the forklift came in and dismantled our precious Three Heads Six Arms and carried him out of the Civic Center Plaza.  The crews on the…

Flying Furniture – Fans Seek Meaning in SOMA Art Site

A remarkable display of 60’s-style furniture adhered to the outside of the abandoned Hugo Hotel in the SOMA district could stick around longer than expected.  The hotel was slated to soon be replaced by affordable housing — but proposed state budget cuts could delay plans.  The redevelopment project is now in jeopardy according to SF…

Postcard Tradition in SF

Oscar Wilde once said, “It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco.”  Perhaps the same can be said for postcards.  Many a rare find can be discovered by pouring through the collections of members of the San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club.  These are our nations true historians.…