A late night Crepe on Columbus

Saturday night and the streets aren’t all right. This is NOT San Francisco a week before the Memorial Day Weekend. The streets are empty. South of Market was dead, the Wharf was filled with local tourist. These are people from the Bay and other parts of Northern Cali who walk around, however they don’t spendContinue reading “A late night Crepe on Columbus”

The GREAT MYTH “Bottled Water is Better”

San Francisco’s water comes from Yosemite National Park. The melted snowpack in the park fills the large Hetch Hetchy reservoir and is transported via pipes to the City The water is delicious, however there are millions of people who prefer bottle water over tap water because they believe it is safer than tap water. TheContinue reading “The GREAT MYTH “Bottled Water is Better””

Movie Review: The Last Black Man in San Francisco

“LBMSF” opens to a sleepy, mournful, rhythmic foghorn – a sound that recurs in different incarnations and instrumentations throughout the film. We get the immediate sense of being in a fog-laced, wistful dream vision — one that laments the state of a once gentle and inclusive city, even as it celebrates its unparalleled beauty throughoutContinue reading “Movie Review: The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Disco Nights At “Dance Your Ass off Incorporated, San Francisco”

                  It wasn’t about smoking, buying a drink, I just wanted to dance. My roommate Jennifer introduced me to Disco.  She had this wild fascination with drag queen’s, especially black drag Queens.   At one forty five am, we would walk down street to the Foster’s Restaurant atContinue reading “Disco Nights At “Dance Your Ass off Incorporated, San Francisco””

First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco

    By: Mark Phelan\Detroit Free Press (Video By Roadshow) SAN FRANCISCO — The greatest chase scene in movie history would’ve ended a lot sooner if Steve McQueen could’ve got his hands on a 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt. The Dodge Charger that eluded McQueen’s 1968 Mustang fastback for 12 minutes of brilliant filmmaking never wouldContinue reading “First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco”

Just another Refugee from San Francisco

I saw a familiar head in line at the BelAir Market on West El Camino.  We used to call him Peanut head back in the day.   I hadn’t seen Peanut head in more than ten years.  We lost contact after my family moved to Sacramento in the nineties.   There he was, in living color, inContinue reading “Just another Refugee from San Francisco”

October 17,1989 5:04 pm San Francisco, Cailfornia

On October 17th 1989 .I was working at a Rental Car Company in downtown San Francisco.  A older couple from New Jersey was returning a Chevy Corsica they rented at the airport,after they learned the 46 story San Francisco Hilton wanted $50 a day to park their car. As they approached the counter the buildingContinue reading “October 17,1989 5:04 pm San Francisco, Cailfornia”

Your own Island or 3 bedroom San Francisco Condo?

Island or Condo? The Island Located off the coast of Menorca Spain . The 143 acre island has been up for sale by the family that has owned it for more than a century.  The island  boasts two sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and woodland. It also has a 18th century house ripe for renovation and a wooden cabinContinue reading “Your own Island or 3 bedroom San Francisco Condo?”

New York killed my dating life — and I couldn’t be happier now

Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis in “Sex and the City 2” (Credit: New Line CInema) “If you think the San Francisco dating scene is bad, wait till you get to New York,” people warned me By: Emily J. Smith/Salon.com “Don’t give up, ” my friend urged me, my shoulder inContinue reading “New York killed my dating life — and I couldn’t be happier now”

San Francisco REAL Estate Fixer with a sludge problem for $1.558 Million

Story from Amy Graff/ San Francisco Chronicle  If you live in Georgia or the southwest this charming fixer would sell for $10 grand Max. But this is San Francisco and 1.5 million is a steal.  However you will need a minimum of a half million to make it habitable. And this one is a REALContinue reading “San Francisco REAL Estate Fixer with a sludge problem for $1.558 Million”