Remember that story last Sunday when a lesbian couple taking in the Gertrude Stein exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum was asked by a contracted security guard to stop holding hands? Well, get ready to lock palms, because the museum is asking the public to come on by and hold some hands.
The Mission may be one of the most diverse, and definitely the warmest, neighborhoods in SF. It’s rich with immigrant communities and artists’ communities alike and it’s usually in the center of any hotbed controversy. The site, Mission Local, does a fabulous job in covering the ins and outs of this dynamic district. As part of Street’s new weekly Hood series, we’ll be posting the top stories from Mission Local every week.
If you see people rappelling off the Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown this Friday and Saturday, you won’t be imagining things. And it’s not some elaborate stunt either. Created as an event to benefit the Special Olympics Northern California, the public is being invited to rappel 425 feet (that’s 36 floors) from the hotel’s rooftop.