Tag Archives: Bay Area Wanderer

It's Sluttering Day. (May 4th.) [Bay Area Wanderer]

It's May 4th. Today is Sluttering Day. Why? The song, "Sluttering (May 4th)" by Jawbreaker. That'swhy. (As we keep saying,) Jawbreaker is the sound of The Mission District; bleary, heart-on-sleeve, over-smart, and broke. Here is what 16th and Mission looks … Continue reading

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No place to find. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: O'Farrell and Powell, San Francisco. Q: "Can I help you find some place, sir?" A: "No. I live here."

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Take me to the pier. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Front and Vallejo, San Francisco. Bricks, trees, and blue sky.

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Van Ness contrast. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Turk and Van Ness, San Francisco. Burn-off fog hanging above the middle of the city. What can get a person through the day is a subject with a great deal of breadth.

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On Alert. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Alert and Landers, San Francisco. Scent of honeysuckle and fresh paint and concrete. It's Friday morning.

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Day game. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Third Street and King Street, San Francisco. When the T-car arrived in front of the stadium, the driver said through the intercom "Welcome to Gayyyy-Tee-and-Tee Park!" Currently 5-2 with the Pirates ahead of the Giants in … Continue reading

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Built of brick. [Bay Area Wanderer]

* Bay Area Wanderer: Potrero and 21st Street, San Francisco The fog is creeping through the spokes of Sutro Tower, edging east towards the brick exteriors of San Francisco General Hospital. Sirens race up and down Potrero, hurrying whomever towards … Continue reading

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