Posts Tagged ‘san francisco’

At the end of the December the San Francisco 49ers held their last game at Candlestick Stadium. I used to live less than a mile away and walked to the stadium a couple of times to attend a game. A San Francisco colleague, Tyra Fennell, wrote about the dichotomy of the Forty-Niner’s stadium and the […]


At the end of the December the San Francisco 49ers held their last game at Candlestick Stadium. I used to live less than a mile away and walked to the stadium a couple of times to attend a game. A San Francisco colleague, Tyra Fennell, wrote about the dichotomy of the Forty-Niner’s stadium and the […]


Last week in a Richmond newspaper, Style Weekly, an article was written about developers building apartments with no windows. I was shocked as I was reading that this is now becoming practice in the city. When the number of units in a building that is needed to make the pro forma pencil is more than […]


Last week in a Richmond newspaper, Style Weekly, an article was written about developers building apartments with no windows. I was shocked as I was reading that this is now becoming practice in the city. When the number of units in a building that is needed to make the pro forma pencil is more than […]


ritual

24Jan12

Ritual is necessary for us to know anything.        Ken Kesey Metal Snowflake by trec_lit For the first time in several years, I was home for Christmas. With people I have known all my life. All a little older, a little grayer, a little wiser. I was navigating an in between time of being an adult but […]


Leland Avenue Street Fair Photo by VVBOOM Did you know that parties are important for communities? I was recently reviewing a tool used to measure the health of the communities. One of the items measured is the number of block parties held in a neighborhood. Not long after I came to San Francico I participated […]


Restaurant space constructionPhoto by Katherine Williams For the past two months, in the building I have helped shepherd through construction, we have been constructing a restaurant. It has been a vision for this particular location for almost 10 years, long before I started on the project. In other neighborhoods where commercial activity is already vibrant […]


For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


For it is only in company that eating is done justice; food must be divided and distributed if it is to be well received. Walter Benjamin San Francisco is a food lovers gastronomic paradise. Although I haven’t proven the theory, I am sure you can get just about any kind of food in the city […]


hosting dinner

16Nov11

Mud Pie This year I decided to host a party for my birthday. I haven’t hosted an adult party at my house since I moved to San Francisco over five years ago. It is one of those things that can be nerve racking because you want to get it right – have the right amount […]