For all the bold talk by the Mayor, the Senator and others who were hoping for a different outcome, it looks like the inevitable move by the 49ers has reach escape velocity. The moment where we start to hang our heads as San Franciscans can officially begin.
When it comes to super expensive infrastructure projects that have no immediate need or impact on the average person’s lives, politicians get antsy. And when politicians get antsy, they start to talk about killing said project because there’s a lack of need or it doesn’t make financial sense when there are some many other priorities. It’s a circular argument that currently happening to the Bullet Train.
Drinks International has honored three San Francisco bars in it’s list, “World’s 50 Best Bars 2011“. Although having three bars among the top 50 leaves SF in a tie with Paris and Barcelona, and only behind London and New York, the big takeaway is more of a confirmation to what we already knew, our bars are world class.
The corridor from Jack London Square to Downtown Oakland was once touted as an up-and-coming area that would lead Oakland to new prosperity. But it has not turned into the vibrant neighborhood entrepreneurs wished for. While 2008 marks the initial unraveling, those setbacks have been compounded by recent events.
As the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 arrives, we have been bombarded with a cursory rehashing of the act itself, a review of what Al Qaeda is, first hand interviews and more. But there is a better way you can remember the day. Delve into whatever aspect of the tragedy has brought up questions in your mind by reading a book.