Posts Tagged ‘dolorespark’

Looks totally legit

September 30th, 2011

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Clearly this is a legitimate organization and not just some Ponzi scheme. And yeah, the poster looks unprofessional, but so what? The people in charge are too busy directing dump trucks full of $100 bills into their driveways while experiencing emotional freedom to bother to learn to use InDesign properly.

Spotted at 18th and Dolores

Ironic iron

August 19th, 2011

Iron

What’s this? An element sticker? The cool kids are all into chemistry now, I guess. Bill Nye would be proud.

But the “irony” of this (if you’ll pardon the pun) is that the metal the sticker is applied to is most definitely not iron. Now that’s a major “fe pas.”

Spotted at 18th and Dolores.

18th Street Zoltron art wall revisited

July 5th, 2011

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Last time we checked out the Zoltron art wall on 18th St, the collaborative and spontaneous art project was already well underway.

I stopped by again today and I’m happy to report that the effort has continued! The ever-changing nature of the wall means there’s always something new. I’ll be a little sad to see it go if 18 Reasons ever opens their doors.

18th Street Zoltron art wall

June 19th, 2011

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Zoltron has covered a plywood wall on the long-boarded up space on 18th and Dolores. Eventually this space will become the new home of Bi-Rite’s 18 Reasons, but for now it’s livening up the Mission’s “Gourmet Ghetto.”

Update: It’s a collaborative, spontaneous art piece. I’ll let Zoltron explain what’s going on.

Sheep are hipsters

January 23rd, 2011

It occurred to me the other day that sheep are hipsters.

Look, I’m not saying that hipsters are sheep, that would be redundant. I’m saying that sheep — those cuddly wool and cheese producing mammals — are hipsters themselves.

Here’s a handy table explaining the similarities.

Sheep Hipsters
Sheep More hipster action
Sheep wear wool sweaters naturally Hipsters wear wool sweaters ironically
Sheep follow each other Hipsters follow each other
Sheep have sheep dogs Hipsters have trendy dogs
Sheep eat a vegan, gluten-free diet Hipsters eat a vegan, gluten-free diet

Maybe these are all coincidences, you say. Maybe there’s nothing to this.

Well then here’s one last piece of evidence, courtesy of MissionMission contributor Ariel Dovas:

The People In Dolores Park Are Sheep

Yes, sheep hang out in Dolores Park! I rest my case.

New restaurant for 18th and Dolores

January 9th, 2011

Last night I happened to notice this Planning Dept. application for a building permit on the former Studio 3579 space.

Planning permit, 18th and Dolores

If you recall, Studio 3579 was a recently shuttered store on the corner of 18th and Dolores, across from Dolores Park Cafe.

The planning permit indicates that they’re building out a “full service” restaurant. Considering the diminutive size of the place, one has to wonder if they’re going to be cooking with an Easy-Bake Oven.

Oh and before you ask, Ashton Richards appears to be a local architect, not a restauranteur.

UPDATE: KevMo points out that this will be a sushi joint. But isn’t the market for sushi in the Mission Dolores area already way past saturation point? Time will tell.

Pedal power * 7

June 7th, 2010

A bicycle built for… seven? Spotted on 18th and Dolores.

Crazy bike

A bit of Googling reveals there’s at least one place in the city where you can rent one. According to their website, “it’s not just a bike: it’s a PARTY ON WHEELS!”

So, who’s down for a party on wheels?