The Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center (SNBC), which offers free programs on dance, drawing and technology and houses the Experience Corps Bay Area, has been selected as one of only ten finalists for “Drops of Good: The Maxwell House Community Project”, which could bring them up to $50,000.
Add this one to the list of financial woes plaguing the America’s Cup competition set to sail through SF in 2013. According to the city’s controller, the organization needs to come up with some cold hard cash and they need to do it now, or else taxpayers may be picking up the bill.
In Northern California, late summer harvest means pears and apples, figs or walnuts. It means fresh, good tasting food for a fair price. You don’t need to wait until Saturday mornings for the epic farmer’s market at the Ferry Building. Wednesdays and Thursdays provide opportunities to get some good tasting farm food.
Pen Pop: Street Art is more than just murals and graffiti. It’s the color of store displays and traffic cones; it’s a restaurant’s no-smoking notice; and it’s the handmade sign of mom & pop stores. Noticing these different compositions, colors, and mediums is one of the joys of walking around the city. See it all after the jump.
Pen Pop: Remember Barteño? It’s a stylized Bart Simpson that you can see here. There are more POP culture references on the streets: from television are Dexter and DLOCS’ grape ape; a tattooed Andy Capp from the funnies; and the movies Weekend at Bernie’s and French Kiss each have a little poster. The best things in life are free! Check it out after the jump.
Pen Pop: This is a story about El Barto: Bart does graffiti. Bart is graffiti. Bart gets red-eyed. Bart likes to skateboard. Bart leans on a wall and smokes. Bart is appropriated. Bart does daredevil tricks. Bart drinks too much and barfs. Check out all the bad-ass Barteño after the jump!
Pen Pop: Creepy crawlies are on the newstands! These collage’d pictures have been carefullly inserted into various Examiner boxes around town. A mischievous green rabbit-creature and a knowing sloth-creature (actual animals unknown) give us a look as they slide by. After the jump mouse, mouse, mouse, 8-ball! and a hummingbird and friend. Where’d these come from?